By John Berry, Chief Executive Officer, St. Vincent de Paul of Georgia In my last Thought Leaders column two weeks ago, I wrote about the fact that if we do not communicate we cannot understand. And if we do not […]
By John A. Berry, Chief Executive Officer, Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia March Madness kicked off last week, but what may be the true ‘sadness’ of March is the legislature ignoring a huge and impactful policy solution to the […]
By John Berry, Chief Executive Officer, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia The world seems to be a very unsettled place right now. The rise of populism and tribalism across the globe has created seismic shifts in the political landscapes of Europe […]
By Che Watkins, Center for Working Families Why do you give to non-profits? Is it to feel good? To help make a difference? To support causes you believe in? Does the tax deduction help? I think for most, it is […]
By John Berry, Chief Executive Officer, Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia I think most, if not all of us have heard the expression ‘Nero fiddled while Rome burned’. It is ‘urban legend’ from 64AD (or maybe ‘fake news’?) because […]
By Che Watkins of The Center for Working Families As we embark upon a new year, it is always good to take stock of where we are and make adjustments. I am going to work out one extra day a […]
It’s the New Year, and that means two things; first, that we’re going to have some kind of lousy weather in January or February, and second, that we are going to make some New Year’s Resolution that we likely will […]
We broke America. Yes, WE broke America. Trump didn’t break it, Obama didn’t break it, even Nixon didn’t break it (although he came close). No, we broke it. We broke America because we forgot what it is. The first fifteen […]
This year, there are two bills that have been introduced to create a form of an Earned Income Tax Credit in Georgia. This is a good thing for Georgia. Why you might ask?
The findings in a report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office demonstrate a deep divide in the educational resources that are available to low-income and minority students.