Join us at the Just Opportunity Summit 2019! Our cities, states, and region face major economic and demographic headwinds – lack of quality affordable housing, viable transportation options, gainful employment and business opportunities – the list goes on and on. But it is the last two areas of gainful employment and business opportunities for all,…

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By Taylor Lee, PSE communications intern (Summer 2018), Hampton University (2019) If you are a scholar, activist, or community organizer the Just Energy Summit 2018 is perfect for you. The two-day forum’s goal is to inspire change agents to be more vocal around equity and energy regulation in the American South. The event will take…

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Dreams are a way to uplift yourself beyond your circumstances. Learn how Twanna Harris’ dreams allowed her to turn her ideas into reality.  Twanna Harris is an Atlanta transplant originally from a rural Florida town that she describes as “very poor with a strong African American community”. Twanna was born the only child to a…

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Our stories of resilience aren’t just for us, but to inspire others with hope. Learn how Dawn Luke’s story of resilience inspired her work.  Dawn Luke is an Atlanta native by way of Lagrange, GA. Born to a middle-class, two-parent household, Dawn was the second oldest of three girls. Her parents were hard-working factory workers…

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Fear is a concept of that stems from pessimism and anxiety and often detours one’s path. Learn how Dave Moody used fear as a tool to catapult his success. Charles David Moody was born in Chicago to a working-class family. He spent his childhood there until relocating to Ann Arbor, Michigan at the age of…

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When President John F. Kennedy called on Congress in June 1963 to pass what would eventually become the Civil Rights Act of 1964, he rattled off a string of statistics intended to highlight the nation’s continuing racial divide a century after the Emancipation Proclamation. Read more>

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Partnership for Southern Equity mourns the loss of Karen Askew. Karen Askew was a tireless champion for equity in her role as a key community organizer of PSE’s regional equity efforts. Cancer may have claimed her body but not her memory. We will miss her greatly. Services are planned for Friday January 3rd at Warren…

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President Barack Obama made a compelling case for equity Thursday as his Washington, DC address.  Partnership for Southern Equity invites you to watch, share and discuss the president’s speech and continue advocating for equity — from our dining tables and community gatherings to the highlest level policy debates. Read more>

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