Margaret Huang

A sign marking the Southern Poverty Law Center outside the organization's headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama on February 8, 2023. (Brian Lyman/Alabama Reflector)

SPLC hires first state director in Alabama, probes shift in strategy

BY: - February 8, 2023

The Southern Poverty Law Center has hired Tafeni English-Relf as the organization’s first-ever Alabama director, part of a new model for the nonprofit aimed at moving the SPLC’s traditional focus on legal strategies to community organizing. SPLC leaders said Tuesday in Talladega that English-Relf would focus on local matters, especially in the rural parts of […]