American Family Insurance & Common Good Atlanta

CGA has been honored with a donation from American Family Insurance as part of the ‘Free to Dream’ initiative. Dr. Sarah Higinbotham, co-founder of CGA, was presented with the donation at the Atlanta United game.  As part of their Uniting Atlanta Series, they created a Common Good Atlanta Video that spotlights our organization and gives…

CGA in the Atlanta Journal Constitution

CGA in the Atlanta Journal Constitution 2019 Atlanta Journal Constitution Article – Sarah Higinbotham writes about the Clemente Course in the Humanities at Metro Reentry Center, which recently graduated 19 men who studied the humanities with faculty from Emory, Georgia Tech, and Georgia State.

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CGA in the Atlanta Journal Constitution

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

CGA in the Atlanta Journal Constitution 2019 Atlanta Journal Constitution Article – Sarah Higinbotham writes about the Clemente Course in the Humanities at Metro Reentry Center, which recently graduated 19 men who studied the humanities with faculty from Emory, Georgia Tech, and Georgia State.

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Teaching the Arts in a State Prison Classroom

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

Teaching the Arts in a State Prison Classroom Dr. Lauren Neefe reflects on her experiences teaching art and art history to 28 incarcerated students at Common Good Atlanta’s program at Metro Reentry Facility.

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City Cafe, Best of 2012: Writing and Listening Behind Bars

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

City Cafe, Best of 2012: Writing and Listening Behind Bars “Prison reform has been big news across Georgia in the last year… As we look back at favorite stories from 2012, we return to one from WABE’s Kate Sweeney—about a series of creative writing and literature courses that have been taking place for some three…

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Metaphors, Politics, and Common Good: Documentary

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

Metaphors, Politics, and Common Good: Documentary State Senator Nan Orrock and Quang, who was recently released after serving 17 years in prison, share the story of their chance meeting at an Atlanta tire store late one evening in fall 2014. Their conversation took a surprising turn when Quang mentioned the use of metaphors and his…

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Carl V. Patton Presidential Awards

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

2011 GSU Carl V. Patton Presidential Awards for Community Service & Social Action The recipient of the Outstanding Community Impact Award by a Student went to Sarah Higinbotham. Watch now