Art is Form of Freedom Award

We are excited to share that the “Art is a Form of Freedom” exhibit, envisioned by Dr. Caroline Young and brought to reality through collaboration with the women of Whitworth, the Georgia Museum of Art, CGA alumni, and the Department of Corrections, has won the prestigious Silver Medal award from the Southeastern Museums Conference. The…

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Welcome Eric Lewis!

  We are excited to announce our new Director of Academics, Eric Lewis. Eric Lewis earned his Ph.D. in English, with minors in gender studies and Irish studies, at the University of Notre Dame in 2019. He began work on higher education in prison as a graduate student and taught first-year composition and literature for…

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Rose Library Podcast & CGA

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Randy Gue’s conversation about learning, reading, writing, and creating while incarcerated with artist, author, and designer, Noe Martinez, and Bill Taft, Academic Director of Common Good Atlanta. Listen Now

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Hourglass Journal Launches

Hourglass Creative Journal

Thanks to Emory Center for Digital Scholarship,  Common Good Atlanta now has a digital journal where students can showcase their amazing work.    Read more about the journal launch.

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New Board Chair for Common Good Atlanta

Paul Pendergrass

March 19, 2021 Common Good Atlanta, a nonprofit offering college programming in prison, announces Paul Pendergrass as the Chair of its Board of Directors. Paul succeeds John Sparrow, the Founding Chair. During John’s tenure as Chair, CGA increased its programming by five-fold: from offering classes inside one prison to teaching accredited classes inside four prisons…

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Clemente Quarterly Winter 2021

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Our Winter 2021 Clemente Quarterly brings you courses on Shakespeare and social movements, an alum in love with the Bhagavad Gita, and lots of Clemente stories in the news.  Read more about the quarterly meeting.

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