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Through Justice40, we can heal communities that have been left behind. The people closest to the problem are closest to the solution.
 

–Nathaniel Smith, PSE Founder & Chief Equity Officer 
Quoted in Forbes, September 1, 2021
Earlier this week, we had the great honor of announcing that the Partnership for Southern Equity has received a $6 million Bezos Earth Fund grant. Thanks to this grant, PSE will be able to expand the work of the Justice40 Accelerator towards curbing the global climate crisis.

Click here to learn more about what efforts the grant will support, and how this funding will help shape more equitable climate change solutions in the American South.

'New Round of Bezos Earth Fund Grants Total $203.7M'
 

Barron's | September 8, 2021

'Can President Biden's Economic Policies Ease Environmental Injustices?'
 

Forbes | September 1, 2021
The #Justice40 Accelerator, a proud partnership between PSE, The Solutions Project, Groundswell, The Hummingbird Firm, and Elevate, seeks to leverage this moment to radically reimagine the existing government resource delivery system as a restorative and reparative framework that better supports Black and historically disinvested communities of color. Read more here.
THE JUSTICE40 ACCELERATOR IN THE NEWS
September 9, 2021 - Philanthropy News Digest
The Bezos Earth Fund has announced pledges totaling $203.7 million in support of nonprofits working to advance climate justice


September 8, 2021 - Daily Magazine
The pledges are part of a 10-year, $10 billion initiative backed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to fund scientists, activists, non-governmental organizations and other actors


August 26, 2021 - Grist
The Justice40 Accelerator is making it easier for overburdened communities to access funding.

MORE HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR WORK
Please join our Just Growth team, the TransFormation Alliance and other local organizations for TransFormation Tuesdays, a series of forums with Atlanta City Council and Mayor candidates this fall. Click here to register and submit a question with your RSVP.


Welcoming New Directors to the PSE Board
 

  • Amy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, FACS, FACE | Emory University School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Swann | Comcast
  • Melanie D. Winfield, JD | Cox Communications
 
Welcoming New Staff
 
  • Marquita Cammon | Just Opportunity Associate
  • Martisse Finley | Sr. Finance Manager
  • Roberto Morales | Just Growth Manager

Fellowship Opportunity

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is now accepting applications for its 'Ripe for Creative Disruption: An Environmental Justice Movement Fellowship' program. Learn more.

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