Our Impact

  • 200+ incarcerated men and women have completed a course through Common Good Atlanta

  • 11 consecutive years of programming

  • more than 4,000 hours of college classes taught

  • 35 full-semester courses offered since 2009

  • 50+ faculty from Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, Emory University, Morehouse College, Kennesaw State, and Clemson University have taught at the prison

  • 8 undergraduate peer tutors piloting new branch of program in 2018: cohort from Spelman, Morehouse, Emory, Georgia Tech, and Georgia State

  • 15 combined classes with undergraduates from Georgia State, Emory, and Georgia Tech



Hours Taught

Over 50 professors from six universities have taught thousands of hours of college level courses to incarcerated men and women across Georgia.



Years Serving Incarcerated


Beginning at Phillips State Prison, Common Good Atlanta has expanded its work into two other prison facilities.



College Courses Taught

Including Shakespeare, Memoir Writing, Nonviolent Political Theory, Neuroscience, and Algebra.