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MCJ Condemns Supreme Court Decision Allowing President Trump’s Cruelest Immigration Rule to Move Forward
DOJ Announces Investigation Into Mississippi’s Prisons After MCJ Calls for Intervention

The neglect and disregard of basic human rights by Mississippi’s government has led to the prison crisis that exists today.  

Urge Your Representative to Vote NO on Senate Bill 2257

S.B. 2257 jeopardizes Medicaid, SNAP, and TANF—health care, food, and economic lifelines for Mississippi's most vulnerable children and families.

Vangela Wade Named as MCJ President and CEO

The Board of Directors has named Jackson attorney Vangela Wade as the new CEO and President of the Mississippi Center for Justice. Learn more here.

Join Our Fight to Fix Mississippi’s Broken Prison System

The abysmal condition of Mississippi’s prisons is in the news again after two inmates were beaten to death at Parchman Farm — a location already infamous for brutality and cruelty.


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


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Life After Katrina. READ HERE.