With the rise of cases of COVID-19 in metropolitan Atlanta, closures of colleges, universities and school systems throughout the country, cancellation of events, and the advisement to limit travel, the Partnership for Southern Equity’s (PSE) senior leadership team has decided to serve the equity ecosystem remotely and close our offices until 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020. We will assess…

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WASHINGTON (MARCH 19, 2020) – More than 575 utility justice, labor, faith, consumer and environmental groups urged state governors, mayors and utility regulators today to put a moratorium on electricity and water-utility shutoffs in response to the coronavirus crisis and resulting job losses. Today’s letter also called for deeper policy changes that deploy distributed solar…

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Arlene Parker-Goldson, Just Health Director On January 30, 2020, the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) convened the second meeting of the Just Health Circle (JHC) to connect, listen, learn, collaborate, practice as the framework for addressing health inequity in metropolitan Atlanta, the state of Georgia and the American South. JHC is a diverse group of…

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The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) and its Just Growth Circle are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Just Growth Capacity Fund:  South Fulton People-Centered Community Economic Development Collaborative Su-Kor Youth Program of Atlanta West Atlanta Watershed Alliance Sustainable Lakewood Proctor Creek Stewardship Council Mount Welcome Community Development Corporation After receiving a total…

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We need these words now more than ever. This is not a day off for us. Most of our staff are celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the community. Please join us at the following events: MLK Day 5K Drum Run When: Jan. 20, line up begins at 8:45 a.m. Where: Piedmont…

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It amazes me that the more things change the more things stay the same. Growing up in Atlanta, I remember many days where my parents had to choose between paying the electric bill or buying groceries for our family. Now, in 2019, many households throughout Georgia face the same dilemma. On Tuesday, December 17, the Georgia Public Service Commission…

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“I ask you to reject this increase because this would be a huge issue for a lot of the parents here in Atlanta. I ask you to think about the working poor, the disabled, the seniors, they have to choose between medicine, food or light bill. We cannot afford another hit. Please reconsider and vote…

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Make America Love Again

It’s Tuesday in America. Toni’s gone and families are hurting in Ohio, Texas, California and New York. The families at the Partnership for Southern Equity stand with all who are missing someone today. We can only offer our sentiments and commitment to a better world where white supremacy and hatred are things of the past, and a world…

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Beginning my work with the Partnership for Southern Equity in January, has offered more than I once imagined. Through the direct tutelage of Ms. Arlene, but also encounters of many of leadership and colleagues alike, I have been able to partner, serve and learn with some of the most brilliant minds and people, in the…

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