In light of recent mass shootings, we felt it was necessary to address this public health crisis. The way we use data to talk about social issues has a significant impact on the way we live in our communities.

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Despite soaring demand for solar capacity amongst Georgia residents, a majority of the Georgia Public Service Commissioners voted against expanding a popular solar program that filled up with 5,000 participants in under two years. In addition, the PSC approved Georgia Power buying over 2300 megawatts of new gas capacity contracts, even as skyrocketing gas prices…

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Since its inception in 2020, PSE’s Just Solutions portfolio has partnered with dozens of clients across the American South, including nonprofits, government agencies, philanthropic groups, coalitions, and community groups, to begin the hard and necessary work of making “Equity a WAY and not a what.”

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The Partnership for Southern Equity is proud to announce the launch of The Metro Atlanta Racial Equity Atlas. In partnership with Neighborhood Nexus and ARCHI Collaborative, PSE and its partners created MAREA to document racial inequity data in Metro Atlanta. This data will include health, education, economic opportunity, housing, transportation, and environmental conditions. MAREA will show how these elements can be understood through stories of lived experiences…

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Sarah Al-Khayyal, Policy Manager Here at the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE), we believe that equity is a “way” rather than a “what.” Equity is not a checkbox, a one-time diversity and inclusion training, nor a performative legislative resolution. Rather, we seek to breathe equity into the entire civic process, from start to finish, and…

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Written by Suzanne Burnes and Nathaniel Smith The Partnership for Southern Equity was blessed with Heather Alhadeff’s courage and energy towards advancing racial equity. She served more than five years as an inaugural member of PSE’s board. In PSE’s earliest days, as Nathaniel still worked to make the case for an organization focused on advancing…

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Written by Denise Webb and Raveena, YES! for Equity Youth Staff Members May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Partnership For Southern Equity (PSE) and the YES! For Equity youth staff team is looking forward to putting together conversations, social media activities, and more! So, stay tuned. What is mental health and why is it…

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Our Just Growth team’s new tool teaches communities about development. The Partnership for Southern Equity’s Just Growth Portfolio is thrilled to announce the graduation of the first class of the Development Watch Academy. The Development Watch Academy is a leadership development course focused on preparing graduates to effectively monitor and influence development activities in their…

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The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) is pleased to announce the newest group of individuals to our team. We are always thrilled to have enthusiastic people with unique talents and creative minds. Together, they will add to our growing team and make huge contributions to our mission to advance racial equity. Their appointments are noted…

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Robyn Bussey, Just Health Director While the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is not final, the recently released draft opinion is a strong indicator of how the Supreme Court may rule.  The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) opposes any threat to accessible and safe abortion care. We believe abortion access is not only a women’s right…

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