'Spread love, not fear.' - The Advoc8te

The brainchild of Southeast blogging besties Nikki Peele and David Garber, #SOUTHEASTLOVE was launched in 2013 on Valentine's Day. The goal was simple: to combat the negative (and often inaccurate) stereotypes of the Southeast quadrant by showing a more balanced and positive portrait. You can learn more about the #SOUTHEASTLOVE movement by watching this NBC4 news segment. 

So now that you know the story, join us in spreading love, not fear. It's easy! 

  • Step 1: PRINT your own #SOUTHEASTLOVE sign OR pickup a free mini #SOUTHEASTLOVE sign from an official pitstop location.

  • Step 2: Take your sign to some of your favorite places in the SE quadrant, POSE with your sign and take some pictures. You can also just take a picture with your sign and post it to show your support of the Southeast quadrant!  

  • Step 3: POST your photo on social media -- don't forget to use #SOUTHEASTLOVE. You can track other people's posts by following #SOUTHEASTLOVE