October 23, 2014 -
Southern states are being called upon to build an "infrastructure of opportunity" to increase economic mobility for young people in the region. That will also require ensuring that young people have a say in that project through their vote.
October 3, 2014 -
Asian Americans now represent the fastest-growing racial group in the South. Though their voter registration rates remain disproportionately low, efforts are underway in states including Georgia and North Carolina to boost those numbers.
September 19, 2014 -
The South is the country's fastest-growing region, and transplants from elsewhere may be changing the region's political leanings.
August 29, 2014 -
The total student population in the U.S. is projected to become majority minority this year, but the South hit this milestone six years ago. Demographic changes have been sweeping Southern schools, introducing new racial dynamics in what has traditionally been a black and white story while progress on racial integration slips.
August 22, 2014 -
While anti-immigrant sentiment has flared up in the South in response to the flood of Central American children seeking refuge in the United States, some Southern leaders have set a different tone by welcoming children from the border to their communities.
July 22, 2014 -
A new report looks at the well-being of children by state and finds that those living in Appalachia and the South are facing especially difficult conditions, including growing poverty and economic inequality. It calls for smart investments to ensure all children have the chance to live up to their full potential.
May 23, 2014 -
Largely bypassed during earlier waves of U.S. immigration, the South doesn't have the same understanding of "the immigrant experience" as other regions -- but advocates are using innovative approaches to tell the story of Southern newcomers.