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Community Partners

Calling all entrepreneurs, dreamers, and trail blazers





Lending that helps turn dreams into reality.

Asset Building

Credit and homebuyer counseling, budget classes, and much more.

Public Policy

Advocating for policies that support working families.

For thirty years, Southern Bancorp Community Partners has been working to provide entrepreneurs, homeowners, and individuals with the financial tools needed to achieve the American Dream – regardless of their zip code. From credit repair and financial education to lending and public policy advocacy, Southern Bancorp Community Partners has a long history of creating economic opportunity in communities that need it most.

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Make Your Voice Heard About Payday Lending

Make Your Voice Heard About Payday Lending

By Kathryn Hazelett Back in 2004, Southern was a part of a group called Arkansans Against Abusive Payday Lenders (AAAPL), whose sole purpose was to remove payday lenders from Arkansas. It took another five years, many hours in court, and strong advocates in both the...

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