SEAP Launches Survey to Help Local Leaders Prioritize ARP Funding Based on Community Input

The Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP) launched the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Community Needs survey to gather feedback from residents across the 12 Southern states. The survey aims to identify challenges Southerners are experiencing as a result of the pandemic. SEAP’s goal is to bring in voices and ideas from local communities, especially those typically neglected. Through the survey, SEAP’s data team intends to provide

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New Orleans City Council Adopts ARP Model Resolution

On October 7, 2021, in efforts to ensure an equitable recovery from the pandemic, the New Orleans City Council unanimously passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Model Resolution, drafted by the Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP). The reslution commits the city to utilize its share of ARP funds to promote a community-sustaining recovery across all neighborhoods and sectors. The declaration includes but is not limited

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East Point City Council Passes ARP Model Resolution

EAST POINT, Ga. — On Monday, the East Point City Council adopted a resolution designed to prioritize the use of American Rescue Plans (ARP) funds for initiatives that will drive long-term recovery and equity. The resolution, developed by the Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP), serves as a springboard for city leaders to consider what an equitable recovery should mirror through best-uses of incoming ARP funds.

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We’re Hiring: Data Director

About Us: Launched in 2019, the Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP) partners with policy thinkers and doers to amplify their efforts and bridge gaps in policy infrastructure. SEAP’s goal is to advance policies that improve economic security, healthcare access, and environmental justice for all Southerners—acting as a connector, convener, and policy entrepreneur across issues and states, translating good ideas to the Southern context. SEAP researches

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