May 13, 2024   |  By Ryan M. Moser

On the Road to a Better Life and Helping Others Along the Way

Lori doesn’t believe in limitations. Growing up in Pontiac, Michigan, her high school wouldn’t let her play football because she was a girl, so she waited until she graduated and became the coach of the team. Inside prison, she was told that the trucking industry wasn’t for women, so she ...

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Mar 29, 2024   |  By

Hawks and Chase host 'Second Chance' Community Program with Full-Day Workshop for 10 Local Aspiring Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA – On Tuesday afternoon, representatives from the Hawks and Chase engaged with 10 aspiring entrepreneurs who have been impacted by the criminal justice system through the new “Second Chance” community program.

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Aug 17, 2023   |  By Metro Atlanta CEO

NBA Foundation Teams up with the Center for Employment Opportunities to Expand Job Training in the Southern Region

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is proud to announce a partnership with the NBA Foundation that will help justice-impacted job seekers access employment and career mobility across the South.

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Dec 19, 2022   |  By Emily Montgomery

Consistency pays off: Ras achieves 365-day employment milestone

This holiday season, Ras has an extra reason to celebrate: he recently achieved a year of employment post-incarceration. “Staying in one job is a work of patience,” he said. “It’s good to not be in a rush and to be consistent with one job.” Ras works as an overnight ...

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Jul 12, 2022   |  By Michelle Guelbart

Beloved Benefit, headlined by Usher and Maroon 5, raised $6.3 million, CEO is one of eight recipient organizations

“Over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. talked about creating a Beloved community and I’m just grateful to be standing in a room with the people that are dedicated to making sure that mission, that dream stays alive.” - NBC Sports Host and Correspondent and Emcee of the ...

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Sep 27, 2021   |  By NEWS-TALK 1380 WAOK

CEO Atlanta Speaks With NEWS-TALK 1380 WAOK [PODCAST]

CEO Atlanta was a guest on the Rashad Richey Morning Show from 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM. Check out the segment that starts around the 7:40 AM mark.

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Sep 17, 2021   |  By Saporta Report

Reporter’s Notebook: Center for Employment Opportunities establishes first Georgia office

[Scroll towards the bottom for story] The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is coming to metro Atlanta, its first office in Georgia, in collaboration with GreenLight Atlanta. The two organizations aim to increase economic growth and mobility among folks who are coming home from prison.

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Jul 22, 2021   |  By WABE FM

New Partnership Focuses On Helping Former Inmates Find & Maintain Employment [PODCAST]

Michael Taylor, CEO Atlanta Site Director, discusses the launch and goals of the organization's 31st location. Discussion starts at 25:30

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Jul 13, 2021

Greenlight Fund Brings Center for Employment Opportunities to Metro Atlanta

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