For More Than
For More Than
the Southern Education Foundation (SEF) has been a leader in advancing creative solutions to ensure equity and excellence in education for students of color and low-income students in the South. Our work is achieved through analyzing and amplifying promising ideas through research, cultivating strategic connections across sectors through advocacy & government affairs, and developing and growing the capacity of leaders and influencers in the field.
Education Equity Series
With the mid-term elections behind us, we offer a thoughtful analysis of the newly proposed education budgets of governors across the South. Learn how these elected officials drive the decisions that shape the future of
education equity in their states.
Raymond Pierce Delivers Keynote At Southern Minority Leadership Council’s 29th Annual Leadership Conference
SEF CFO, Troy Johnson, Nominated for the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2019 CFO of the Year Award
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As a public charity, we depend on the generosity of supporters like you. Your contributions are crucial in ensuring that our research, programming, and movement building efforts continue to support leaders committed to moving the needle for students in the South.
More than 70 school districts & social justice
groups were supported by
our efforts in 2018 alone.
We have contributed 50+ publications
to the conversation on education equity
in the last decade.
We have cultivated over 250 leaders poised to address equity challenges in the education system over the last decade.
Engage today to
change the reality
of a child.
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