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The BIG Partnership
is a statewide partnership of Georgia business and civic leaders committed to strengthening Georgia’s economy by tapping the potential of the state’s New Americans.


Removing Barriers to

The 2024 Doug Hooker Award for

Excellence in Workforce Equity Winner

"In a few short years, BIG has made remarkable progress, raising awareness about Georgia’s untapped global talent, building partnerships across parties, sectors, and the metro-rural divide. They have worked to advance needed policy change, including bipartisan legislation to expand access to in-state tuition for refugee and other forcibly displaced students and to streamline the pathway to licensure for experienced physicians from the state’s refugee and immigrant communities."

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