Converge

Accelerating Change

Creating a radically just new world where communities of colors thrive.
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Transforming the South

Building a robust social justice infrastructure where strong leaders, organizations, and movements grow.
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Organizing people, information and resources

Connecting those most affected by inequity to each other and the information and resources to shift power.
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Welcome Our New Converge Team Members, aka Girls Run The World

Welcome Our New Converge Team Members, aka Girls Run The World

This summer Converge welcomed three dynamic new full-time staff members, two Associate Consultants, and one amazing intern.

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Converge Principal Featured in ABFE Magazine

Converge Principal Featured in ABFE Magazine

The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) features Converge founder and principal Takema Robinson in ABFE Magazine’s August 2017 edition. Takema, a 2013 ABFE Connecting Leaders Fellow, sat down with Toya Randall, Senior Director of Community Initiatives at Casey Family Programs and ABFE Board Member, to discuss what it means to be a Black woman in leadership and how she sustains herself in the work.

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Converge Partners to Launch New Orleans Education Equity Index (Coming Soon)

Converge Partners to Launch New Orleans Education Equity Index (Coming Soon)

This September, Converge, Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights and Orleans Public Education Network will co-host a public forum on educational equity in New Orleans. The forum will serve as the official launch of the New Orleans Education Equity Index website and the release of the accompanying Equity Matters report. The Index is designed to promote educational equity in New Orleans by measuring and reporting on how well schools are providing the access and supports for all students to receive an excellent education that affirms their fundamental dignity and provides them the opportunity to thrive. 

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The Converge logo is a stylized version of “Nsaa,” the Adinkra symbol for excellence and authenticity, two of Converge’s founding core values. It pays homage to the power and resiliency of the Black people who helped build the South and embedded Adinkra symbols throughout the historic and remarkable iron work of New Orleans as an act of cultural resistance.
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