Fair lending program now available to 2,400 City of Jackson employees
"The war on poverty has to be fought in the halls of legislative houses. Today, the Jackson City Council took another positive step towards empowerment of its citizenry through anti-poverty legislation," said Tony Yarber, city council member.
Housing law director John Jopling and policy associate Matt Williams discuss the Center’s new initiative to ensure access to fair, inclusive housing options for all Mississippians. Read the interview with Mississippi Public Broadcasting via the link below.
Providing legal assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS
Mississippi Department of Health social worker/case manager Wes McComas, staff attorney Courtney Choi and health law director Linda Dixon Rigsby at Mississippi’s first-ever Medical-Legal Partnership, discussing the collaborative effort to ensure persons living with HIV/AIDS do not face housing or employment discrimination.
"HUD now has found that MDA is in violation of its duties concerning both permanent and construction jobs at the state port expansion project," said Roberta Avila, executive director of the Steps Coalition.