July 23, 2015 -
Child poverty rates are higher in rural areas, especially in the South, where the manufacturing decline has wiped out jobs and tax revenue. Yet these communities tend to receive less philanthropic support. Advocates across the region speak out about the problem in the latest installment of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation's Southern Voices oral history project.
July 13, 2015 -
In the latest installment of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation's "Southern Voices" oral history project, we hear from South Carolina leaders on local economic and community development efforts underway in the state.
June 12, 2015 -
The urgent need for non-predatory financial services in the South is increasingly being met by community development financial institutions, which serve small businesses and entrepreneurs while building wealth in underserved communities.
May 28, 2015 -
In the latest installment of its "Southern Voices" oral history series, the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation talks to Southern organizers working to dismantle racial barriers and build stronger, more unified communities.
May 21, 2015 -
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation has launched a "Southern Voices" oral history project to capture the stories of Southern leaders working for social and economic justice. The latest installment focuses on organizing for immigration reform.