The Southern Coalition for Social Justice partners with communities of color and economically disadvantaged communities in the south to defend and advance their political, social and economic rights through the combination of legal advocacy, research, organizing and communications. Contact us at:


The truth about voter fraud truthers

In-person voter impersonation fraud is a myth designed to disenfranchise voters of color.

Agreement reached after environmental justice complaint

Ever wonder why landfills, toxic waste facilities, etc are sited in communities of color so often? Our Environmental Justice program aims to help, one community at a time.

People Change: Why Clean Slate Matters

Assisting formerly incarcerated people to get a second chance at life. Here’s why it’s important.

Clean Slate Clinic July 12, 2014

Is a criminal record holding you back from employment, housing, or other basic needs? Come to our free Clean Slate clinic in Durham, NC on July 12 to get help “cleaning up” a criminal record. Free & open to the public.

Voting Rights and Mass Incarceration

Our process of voting restoration—how we determine who has the right to vote, how difficult we make the process of restoration, how we inform citizens about their rights, etc.—reflects the extent to which we value the voices, citizenship, and humanity of previously convicted individuals.