A September poll by EdChoice shows parents are most concerned about two things: their children being exposed to the coronavirus at school and their children falling behind in their studies. This leaves parents who value in-person instruction and peer interaction between a rock and hard place, especially if they need to get back to work…

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Position: Director of Justice and Work Office located in Ridgeland, MS Organization Empower Mississippi is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization and is affiliated with Empower Mississippi Foundation, 501(c)(3). Our mission is to help every Mississippian rise by removing barriers to opportunity in education, employment, and our justice system. We are action oriented and work to educate…

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The first Presidential Debate of 2020 was contentious, to say the least. Through all of the cross-talk, some issues emerged which could specifically impact the Magnolia State. During one particular exchange, President Trump highlighted his record on federal criminal justice reforms. The President was referencing the FIRST STEP Act, a bipartisan sentencing reform bill passed…

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