Many communities of color in the South are still reeling from the Great Recession while those occupying the capitals of power are ignorant or indifferent to their plight. The Partnership for Southern Equity is focused on economic inclusion that promotes and increases equity in the distribution of income, wealth building, employment and entrepreneurship among vulnerable populations.
Just Opportunity Circle
Economic inclusion accounts for the financial well-being of families throughout the region
Low-income communities and communities of color are untapped economic assets
Access to equitable educational opportunities with support systems are key to successful economic development efforts
Increased workforce and soft-skills development for vulnerable communities foster engagement for a stronger economy
The human assets found in under-resourced communities must be positioned to inform and benefit from positive market outcomes
Place-based approaches for economic inclusion will revitalize under-developed areas and invigorate metropolitan economies
Economic Inclusion Partners
Corporation for Enterprise Development
Atlanta Regional Commission
Center for Working Families
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority
Annie E. Casey Foundation Atlanta Civic Site
Atlanta Technical College
Douglas County Economic Development Authority
Urban League of Greater Atlanta
Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District
TOGETHER WE PROSPER
Advancing policies and institutional actions that promote racial equity and shared prosperity for all in the growth of metropolitan Atlanta and the American South.
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