The State
of the South

State of the South is a platform for exploring how—and if—Southerners are reckoning with contemporary economic, social, and environmental challenges. We will examine these issues with the awareness that equity cannot be assumed, but must be designed.

Article

Calvin Allen and Mark Motamen assume Vice President roles at MDC

MDC News

Jan 17, 2023

Article

Why the South needs equity-centered leadership

Philanthropy

Dec 22, 2022

Video

MDC 22 in 2022

MDC News

Dec 21, 2022

Article

Former MDC board member and Senior Duke University Administrator, John Burness dies

MDC News

Dec 21, 2022

Article

Why The South Should Tackle Debt As A Public Health Issue

Economic Security & Mobility

Dec 09, 2022

Article

MDC challenges Southerners to turn toward truth in its new series, “True South”

MDC News

Dec 08, 2022

Article

Why marginalized families in the South need focused support in a post-COVID world

Economic Security & Mobility

Nov 24, 2022

Article

Inflation Inequality: The Impact of Soaring Prices on the Bottom-Tier Communities of the South

Economic Security & Mobility

Nov 23, 2022

Article

Blue Havens in Red States- Opinion

Southern Culture & Narrative

Nov 22, 2022

Event

State of the South webinar: Creating an equitable and inclusive system for Home Based Child Care

Policy & Systems Change

Nov 16, 2022

Article

The State of the South: Complex challenges and opportunities for change – Opinion

Health

Oct 29, 2022

Event

True South Series Kick-Off Event! Oct 27-28, Durham

Southern Culture & Narrative

Oct 10, 2022

Article

Tennessee’s housing crisis is severe, but it affects Black residents harder: Opinion

Economic Security & Mobility

Oct 03, 2022

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