“The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.” –Grace Lee Boggs We continue to reel from the March 16 killing spree that devastated metropolitan Atlanta and called our nation’s focus to the unchecked escalation of violence against our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Today, as we hear about another…

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Volume 2020, Issue 10 As we close out 2020 and our last “Onward Towards Equity” for the year, I’m reminded that without a strong participatory democracy, equity cannot live and grow. Although we at the Partnership for Southern Equity are committed to the marathon, there are these immediate moments that we must take advantage of…

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Volume 2020, Issue 9 The work of equity takes courage, commitment, and compassion. It’s not the easiest work, especially as we wrap up 2020, but in all things, we give thanks and remember who we are. I hope the words above from “Remember” by Joy Harjo, performer, and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and…

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Volume 2020, Issue 8 The Partnership for Southern Equity along with the equity ecosystem throughout metropolitan Atlanta is working hard to change the fundamental systems that perpetuate inequities. And at the same time, we see the immediate need to support Black and disinvested communities. We created the COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund as a part of…

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Volume 2020, Issue 7 – “Good Trouble” Some of my favorite memories as a kid in the 1980s are of my Aunt Claudette bringing me to work at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference national office on Auburn Avenue. The people there “poured” their stories and hopes into me during that time, which in many ways…

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