1 out of 4 Georgians have a criminal record
Do you want to help?
First, understand the issue, get the facts about incarceration, criminal justice reforms, unintended consequences and reentry.
Fidelity Bonding Program
The Fidelity Bonding Program offers six months of free bonding support to businesses across the country to lower their risk when hiring applicants who have been incarcerated. To bond a formerly incarcerated new hire today call toll-free: 877-US2-JOBS (877-872-5627). Find Out More
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
The WOTC is a special tax credit available for hiring formerly incarcerated individuals felons (and others) and must occur within one year of their release date. The WOTC is available to any size business from small organizations to national corporations. The credit is also available for any type of job. The work can be full-time, part-time, temporary, or seasonal.
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Personal Care Items Kits What to Include
Snacks and bottled water
housing and utilities support
IDs and other vital documents like out of state birth certificates, and drivers license,
transportation, gas cards and bus passes
*The Coalition makes third party payments only, no funds are given to an individual.
Learn and advocate.
• More than 10 million arrests were made in America in 2015.
• The highest number of these arrests was for drug abuse violations (1,488,707), followed by larceny/theft (1,160,390) and driving under the influence (1,089,171).
Local and National Efforts
• We've served more than 620 formerly incarcerated people since opening in the SOAR Re-Entry Center in 2016.