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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.

Scholarship awarded to future HBCU student

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Southern Company supports HBCU Philanthropy Symposium

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Southern Company Foundation issues $10 million in grants to foster HBCU talent through innovative collaboration between INROADS, UNCF and Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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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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TRANSFORMATION 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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JUST TRANSITION REPORT

As we transition to a clean energy future, we understand there will be potential opportunities and challenges for our workforce, communities and customers. Learn more about our commitment to a Just Transition for all of our stakeholders.

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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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