Our hearts are with Memphis

We are deeply disturbed and saddened by yesterday’s horrific shootings, on the heels of the kidnapping and murder of Eliza Fletcher, among so many other instances of violent crime in our community. Our hearts are with the people who were... read more
08/09/22

Elect Champions for Equity and Justice

Now more than ever, it is critical to elect candidates that represent a vision for shifting away from the status quo toward valuing and investing in our people and communities. We need representatives in office that believe we can and... read more
03/04/22

Transit Equity Day

Today is Transit Equity Day in Memphis, rescheduled from early February due to inclement weather that hit our region at that time. Even though several events for the week were canceled or postponed either due to road conditions or internet... read more
28/03/22

Keep TN Whole with fair districts

No matter our color, background, or zip code, voters should pick their leaders, not the other way around. We marked this Martin Luther King Day by partnering with Civic TN to gather signatures for a petition that tells our legislators that we need a... read more
18/01/22

Keep TN Whole with fair districts

No matter our color, background, or zip code, voters should pick their leaders, not the other way around. We marked this Martin Luther King Day by partnering with Civic TN to gather signatures for a petition that tells our legislators that we need a... read more
18/01/22

Thank you for all your work in 2021!

In these final days of 2021, we want to thank so many of you - our members, leaders, volunteers, staff, partners, and broader community. We appreciate all the time and energy you generously gave to advocate in support of young... read more
22/12/21

A Letter to Shelby County Commissioners

Distinguished Members of the Shelby County Commission, The Moral Budget Coalition thanks you for the ongoing conversation around participatory budgeting, and are thankful to Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris for including several essential investments identified by the Moral Budget Coalition,... read more
18/10/21

Your Monthly Reminder

Here is your monthly friendly reminder to join us for our virtual joint Momentum Memphis Education Task-Force meeting on Monday, October 4, at 6:00 pm via Zoom.  Hear task-force leaders give updates on our advocacy campaigns, meet our community change partners, and learn... read more
30/09/21

Let’s End Police Presence in SCS

Our change partners Bridge Builders Change: Counselors, Not Cops, and the Shelby County Youth Council need your help in asking Shelby County Schools Board to end the district's contract (MOU) with Shelby County Sheriff's Office. The termination of this contract would ensure that our young... read more
21/09/21

Alliance Letter to Commissioner Schwinn

Dear Commissioner Schwinn, We, the undersigned, as members of the Tennessee Alliance for Equity in Education, believe that Tennessee must act with urgency to protect our children and their ability to attend school safely and in person. Our collective mission is... read more
15/09/21