With the persistence of COVID-19 cases in metropolitan Atlanta, conflicting responses to preventative measures, cancellation of events, and the advisement to limit contact, the Partnership for Southern Equity’s (PSE) senior leadership team have decided to serve the equity ecosystem remotely and close our offices until 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (updated). We will assess a possible extension of our…

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Op-ed published in Nonprofit Quarterly, May 4, 2020

Op-ed published in Nonprofit Quarterly on May 4, 2020, followed by a webinar on May 20, 2020, with Grantmakers for Southern Progress, Kendeda Fund, Amalgamated Bank, MacArthur Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Healthcare Georgia Foundation, and Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation While the country grapples with an uncertain future, given COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on African Americans…

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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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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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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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