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TANF drug testing law delayed pending public hearing

The Center, ACLU and ACLU of Mississippi helped delay the implementation of House Bill 49, which could put some of the state's most vulnerable children at even greater risk.

Advocacy Groups Issue Joint Statement Calling for Madison County Judge's Removal

We have joined the ACLU of Mississippi and the Southern Poverty Law Center in releasing a joint statement on the May 8, 2014, actions of Madison County Justice Court Judge Bill Weisenberger. Read the latest update via the article link below.

Mississippi on the Potomac in Washington, DC

View the Facebook photo album of the June 10, reception honoring Marian Wright Edelman and Peter Edelman for championing civil rights.

Xavier Appleberry, Sunflower County Summer Jobs Initiative participant of the week

Xavier is a 19 year old sophomore at Mississippi Delta Community College where he is training to be a welder. He plans to seek employment with a car manufacturing plant after graduation.


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Decade of Progress

View the Center's tenth anniversary annual report and decade of progress video here.



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