Advancing, Equity, Justice, and Frontline Community Self-Determination and Leadership
SouWork LLC has a broad purpose of centering equity and justice in the fields on environmentalism/climate change, public health, gender justice, and economic justice, as well as advancing racial justice. Specifically, we provide support on equity based strategic planning, facilitating community led consultative processes, program design, monitoring and evaluation, research and policy analysis, accompanied program implementation, and beyond.
Jacqui Patterson, Seasoned social justice practitioner, advocate, and activist with over two decade’s worth of experience in the fields of environmental and climate justice, public health, gender and racial justice, and blending all in analysis and programming rooted in intersectionality. Extensive background in developing strategic frameworks and policies across multiple issue and practice areas with strong emphasis on human rights and environmental sustainability. Strong research and policy analysis as well as development of practical action guides rooted in a transformational theory of change. Proven track record in anchoring multisector initiatives with key stakeholders, led by frontline communities and including NGOs, philanthropy, federal, state, and local government, corporate entities, and beyond to center equity and justice in policies, programming and practices.
American Society of Adaptation Professionals, Board Member
Environmental Justice Movement Fellowship, Advisory Group Member
Equitable Building Electrification Fund, Governance Assembly Member
Hive Fund for Gender and Climate Justice, Advisory Board Member
Institute of the Black World, Board Member
Just Solutions Collective, Board Member
Mosaic Governance Assembly, Member
Movement Strategy Center, Board Member
National Black Environmental Justice Network, Steering Committee Member
National Black Workers Center Project, Board Member
William Averett Anderson Fund, Board Member
Women of Color United, Co- Founder and Convener
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