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In Memoriam: Karen Askew

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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Equity: The Defining Challenge of Our Time

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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Jeff Turner Expresses Support for Transit at Forum

JONESBORO — Clayton County Chairman Jeff Turner left little doubt as to which side he sat on the debate over mass transit’s return Thursday. Turner and county Transportation Director Jeff Metarko were panelists at a transportation forum in Riverdale. The other panelists came from Clayton State University, the City of Riverdale, the Atlanta Regional Commission,…

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Braves Move Leaves Opportunity

The Atlanta Braves’ move to Cobb County creates an opportunity for Atlanta officials to adopt a comprehensive community development strategy that is creative, collaborative and inclusive of the five surrounding communities of Turner Field, known for the past 15 years as the Stadium Neighborhoods. While the communities of Adair Park, Mechanicsville, Peoplestown and Summer-hill have…

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Non-Profit Civic Engagement Organizations Team Up for ‘National Voter Registration Day’ to Stress Importance of Voting in State Elections

Civic engagement groups to ensure state’s voters ready for upcoming elections at GA Capitol rally on National Voter Registration Day For Immediate Release | September 20, 2013 | ATLANTA — On September 24, 2013 National Voter Registration Day, hundreds of metro Atlanta residents will join with leading civic engagement non-profits working around the state to…

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Gar Alperovitz at the MLK National Historic Site

Political economist and historian Gar Alperovitz kicked off his national book tour for What Then Must We Do? with an event at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site hosted by the Partnership for Southern Equity and Georgia STAND-UP on April 2, 2013. Panelists for the event, which sought to connect today’s movement for…

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