Who We Are
The Alluvial Collective works to end inequity based on difference by cultivating
belonging and wholeness in the world.
Our process helps communities build the relationships necessary to heal systemic challenges, solve civic problems and to bridge long-standing divides.
The Alluvial Collective in Photos
Take a look at some images of past Community Building, Youth and Civic Engagement events.
An ongoing project to chronicle the extraordinary efforts of local people who organized to combat Mississippi’s Jim Crow segregation, as well as the complex network of white resistance trying to maintain it.
The Alluvial Collective Blog
News and reports from the Alluvial Collective and our program participants.
Learning and education are integral parts of the Alluvial Collective’s mission. What better way to educate ourselves than via a good read? With that in mind, we launched a monthly book giveaway recommending books that inspire us to discuss and reflect. This month’s book is “Racism Without Racists” by Mira
Watch the replay of the May 19, 2022 webinar featuring Portia Espy About the Session Our Executive Director Portia Espy discusses on women’s issues, the experiences of Black women in America, and ways communities can provide support, based on Espy’s current work with the Mississippi Urban League. As
Webinar Replay: Kevin Fong Discusses AAPI Heritage Month and the Lived Experiences of Asian Americans
Watch the replay of the May 10, 2022 webinar featuring Kevin Fong About the Session Kevin Kahakula’akea John Fong discusses the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the 140th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act, AAPI Heritage month, and the lived experiences of Asian Americans in the United
One of my goals in this book is to help other activist scholars of color negotiate the nuances of place, the academic public sphere, and its ambiguous systems of reward, recognition, and evaluation. – Jodi Skipper Equal parts skeptic, scholar, activist, and historian Jodi Skipper explores the complexities of the
Learning and education are integral parts of the Alluvial Collective’s mission. What better way to educate ourselves than via a good read? With that in mind, we launched a monthly book giveaway recommending books that inspire us to discuss and reflect. This month’s book is “Good Talk” by Mira Jacob.
The Alluvial Collective collaborated with students from Georgia Tech in gathering community feedback and data in the Mississippi Delta in order to improve local climate adaptation and resilience. This research has been recently published in a report by The Princeton School for Public Affairs. The report, “Expanding Climate Services to