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Education Equity

Our move to equity begins with uplifting communities through education. We are determined to provide opportunities through direct community support, scholarships for underserved groups, advancing HBCUs, and with our founding partnership in the Propel Center. Learn how we are investing in our nation’s tomorrow, today.

amplifying HBCU

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are institutions brimming with legacy and achievement. As we serve the communities we live in, investing in the future of HBCUs to create a more inclusive workforce is an imperative to Southern Company.

A conversation with HBCU presidents

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Southern Company supports HBCU Philanthropy Symposium

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Alabama Black Belt communities receive $1.65 million federal grant to enhance broadband access, digital skills

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“Southern Company and its subsidiaries are investing $50 million in a multi-year initiative to provide students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities with scholarships, internships, leadership development and access to technology and innovation to support career readiness. “
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Propel Center supports Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation Scholarship Fund

PROPEL was honored to support Black women at Essence Fest 2022 through our partnership with Janet Jackson and her Rhythm Nation Scholarship Fund! We look forward to opening up avenues for HBCU students to thrive through academic scholarships & career pathways.

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Propel Center launches accelerator for future music industry executives​

Propel Center launches three-part Junior Music Executive Accelerator series to inspire HBCU students to become future music industry executives.

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Southern Company joins Apple in founding of the Propel Center

Southern Company joins Apple, announces launch of new digital learning hub, global headquarters for innovation for HBCUs.

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College Football Hall of Fame

Southern Company is the presenting sponsor of the Celebrating HBCUs exhibit. We are using our voice and support to amplify and honor the history, diversity, and accomplishments of our communities. Our commitment to equity and HBCUs is what fuels us to tell the story and impact of how the black college football experience has shaped the African American community and American sports culture - yesterday, today, and into the future.

HBCU Exhibit

HBCU Gameday covers the HBCU exhibit opening

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Southern Company sponsors Celebrating HBCUs exhibit at CFHOF

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OUR IMPACT

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MOVING TO EQUITY REPORT

Learn more about our move to equity framework, how we will hold ourselves accountable, and the actions we are taking.

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SUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY

Our Sustainability summary highlights the work Southern Company's has been doing through its five sustainability pillars: Serve Our Customers, Advance Clean Energy, Lead Through Innovation, Invest in Our People and Elevate Our Communities.

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ANNUAL REPORT

Every day at Southern Company, we work to make smarter moves for our climate, deliver a more reliable and resilient system and advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and in our communities. Explore this report to learn more about how we put our vision into motion.

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