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Mississippi Needs Medicaid Expansion

With 300,000 Mississippians still eligible for healthcare, MS Left Me Out is a joint effort to push the legislature to expand Medicaid.

Pushing for fair tax policy

Ask legislators to #InvestInMS. Join the fight against HB1629 and SB2839, which threaten the economic security of Mississippi's hardworking low and middle-income families.


Join the Center, Jackson Housing Authority, USM Institute for Disability Studies and other allies for a free fair housing expo. Topics for buyers, renters, landlords, individuals with disabilities and those who have a criminal record will be covered. Thursday, April 23, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall in Jackson, Mississippi.

StoryCorps Returns to Mississippi

The acclaimed NPR series StoryCorps will return to Mississippi on Feb. 5 to continue promoting the oral tradition in America. As we look forward to that return, we wanted to remember some of the highlights of the series’ last visit in 2013. Please enjoy.

Sunflower County Summer Jobs Fair

Join the Sunflower County Summer Job Initiative on Tuesday, April 21, for a teen-jobs fair to launch the 2015 application season. Partners will be on-site to discuss soft skills training and financial literacy program components, and share success stories from last year’s inaugural summer initiative.


Join the Center and an ever-growing network of partners and supporters to help make Mississippi the model social justice state. EVENTS


In the News

Learn more about the Center by reading about our work to advance racial and economic justice. 

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Frontlines of Hope

Learn how the Center’s Youth In Transition mentoring leads to academic progress and ties into our educational opportunities advocacy. VIEW HERE.

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