Duke-UNC Initiative on Poverty and Inequality Summer Fellowship This is a joint effort between UNC and Duke University to focus on issues of poverty and inequality in Durham and Orange counties. The initiative emphasizes the importance of developing an historical understanding as well as working with local communities to find policy solutions to these persistent […]
Position Announcement: Staff Attorney with minimum 3-5 years complex civil litigation experience The Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in August, 2007 whose mission is to promote justice by empowering people of color and economically disadvantaged communities to defend and advance their political, social and economic rights. SCSJ’s focus […]
It’s hard to ignore injustice when it runs around exposed, loud (at times), and reckless always. I came to consider myself a part of the struggle for real social justice when I became aware of how connected you and I are; when injustice happening ‘somewhere else’ felt like it was unfolding right beside me–inside […]
The Southern Coalition for Social Justice has always prided itself on being multidisciplinary and responsive to the communities we serve. It was a special treat to recently learn that we are part of a list of top Google+ pages for social workers (we’re #12, in the Social Justice section). Below is some information about the […]
SCSJ is a recipient of a Giving Library grant that allowed us to create this video describing our work. Please share with your networks to help spread the word!
The North Carolina General Assemby recently passed a new set of voting rules that will disenfranchise an estimated 319,000 North Carolina voters, 30% of whom are African American. SCSJ will fight to the end to ensure that every eligible voter is able to exercise this fundamental right. Here is the story of just one of […]