With the rise of cases of COVID-19 in metropolitan Atlanta, closures of colleges, universities and school systems throughout the country, cancellation of events, and the advisement to limit travel, the Partnership for Southern Equity’s (PSE) senior leadership team has decided to serve the equity ecosystem remotely and close our offices until 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020. We will assess…

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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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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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Join the Partnership for Southern Equity for “Convergence: All Circles Meeting”. This meeting will be for all circle members of Just Growth, Just Health, Just Opportunity and Just Energy. Co-Hosted by the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.

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Join the Partnership for Southern Equity for an all Academy Graduate Mixer. This event is for graduates of the Just Energy Academy (2019), TransFormation Academy (Spring 2018 and Fall 2018), TransFormation Youth Academy (Summer 2019), Resident Leaders for Equity Cohort 1 (2018), and Resident Leaders for Equity Cohort 2 (2019).

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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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