October 27, 2022 -
The cofounder of the Atlanta social justice nonprofit Women Engaged recently spoke with Bard College history professor Jeannette Estruth about the organization's nonpartisan civic engagement efforts in Georgia, its work promoting Black women's human rights, and how Southern organizers are shaping a new standard of political representation.
December 21, 2020 -
With mail-in and early voting in full swing in the runoffs for two U.S. Senate seats, Georgians of faith are working around the clock to mobilize their communities to vote.
December 4, 2020 -
Victoria Bowden, 25, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, shares her and other young people's difficult experiences trying to get by during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a graduate student intern with the Southern Economic Advancement Project, she offers practical ideas for fixing the systems that put young Southerners at risk of heavy debt, poverty, homelessness, and mental illness.
March 3, 2017 -
With several Southern legislatures considering bills to penalize cities that decline to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, faith leaders and college students are taking steps to protect the undocumented from deportation.
February 10, 2017 -
On the second anniversary of the murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, the foundation created to honor their lives has joined with Van Jones' #LoveArmy initiative for a campaign to encourage acts of kindness and service.
March 31, 2016 -
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, the architect of North Carolina's Moral Movement, is joining with other faith and civil rights leaders for a "revival tour" that aims to put love, justice and compassion at the center of public life — a response to a national political discourse that Barber says "has been poisoned by hateful language and policies."
December 4, 2015 -
This week the N.C. NAACP, voting rights advocates and faith leaders kicked off an 80-day mass voter engagement campaign in the run-up to the March primary — a nonpartisan effort to resist recent efforts by state leaders to make voting harder.