Out of an abundance of caution and care for the needs and wants of our community, the 2020 Just Energy Summit (JES2020) is going virtual! To accommodate the virtual format, the new dates are September 28-October 2. Summit programming will include virtual workshops, arts and culture showcases, and smaller unstructured “un-conference” sessions. Ideas are also…

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Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen the hurt and pain it has caused to our most vulnerable communities due to the lingering effects of systemic racism Many have lost jobs. The national unemployment rate for African Americans, Hispanic and other communities of color has jumped to 15 percent. On top of that, many…

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Please join us for the 3rd installment of the Health Equity: The Urgency of Now webinar series: Economic Inequity–The Urgency of Closing the Gap. This will take place on August 27, 2020, from 10 am – 12 pm. In collaboration with Partnership for Southern Equity, this session will focus on existing economic inequity in metro…

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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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Police brutality, COVID-19 – racism is a virus! Enough is enough. Our community is angry and looking for answers. Where do we go from here? Join Nathaniel Smith and others for a special town hall on WSB-TV tonight at 8 p.m. to find out. #TogetherWeWin #TogegtherWeProsper

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After the publication of their recent in op-ed in Nonprofit Quarterly, Nathaniel Smith of the Partnership for Southern Equity, Tamieka Mosely of Grantmakers for Southern Progress and a few of their colleagues will continue the conversation about COVID-19 and the chance to transform the South in a webinar on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 12…

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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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