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NC Environmental Advocates Unite to Challenge Duke Energy’s Carbon Plan

DURHAM (May 21, 2024) – Environmental justice organizations filed to intervene in Duke Energy’s Carbon Plan to ensure the voices of frontline communities are heard in the North Carolina Utilities Commission’s (NCUC) process.  Southern Coalition for Social Justice filed a petition — and was approved — to intervene in the Carbon Plan and Integrated Resource…

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Many of the voting rights success stories across the South have been the result of small but mighty organizations working tirelessly and fearlessly to make sure all voices are heard, despite efforts from politicians in many places to suppress the vote, particularly among communities of color.

Mitchell Brown, SOLVE Network Coordinator and Senior Counsel for Voting Rights at SCSJ

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Move the Monument Coalition Edenton-Chowan

Case Summary: SCSJ and Emancipate NC are representing Move the Monument Coalition Edenton-Chowan in their fight to remove a Confederate soldier statute from the town’s historic waterfront. The Coalition took root on June 19, 2021 – Juneteenth, which commemorates the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865, nearly two and a half years after…

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