Posts by Joanna Holbert

Justice

First Step Act provides second chance

by Joanna Holbert

Genesis Wess sat behind bars for 19 years waiting for a second…

Education

Ivy Green Academy: A learner-driven school

by Joanna Holbert

“There’s no drill and kill here.” That’s how Dr. Donna Akers, Head…

Education, Your Story

Ensuring students are prepared for life

by Joanna Holbert

Ensuring that students are prepared for life. That’s the mission of Midtown…

Work, Your Story

How a childhood passion became a reality

by Joanna Holbert

As a high school student growing up in Jackson, Patrick Harkins dreamed…

Education

How testing killed creativity

by Joanna Holbert

There’s a fire that has burned inside of Khrysten Glass for as…

Justice, Your Story

There is always hope

by Joanna Holbert

There is always hope. That theme is reflected in the lives of…

Work, Your Story

How nurse practitioners fill a need

by Joanna Holbert

Small town life. It’s stopping by the drug store, the hardware store…

Education, Your Story

“There is a great need for more virtual programs”

by Joanna Holbert

“Education going forward is no longer tied to your zip code.” That’s…

Work, Your Story

“We are willing to provide care in all areas of the state”

by Joanna Holbert

In the small north Mississippi town of Ripley, Dr. Wanda Stroupe, NP…

Justice, Your Story

“Somewhere along the way, I got sidetracked”

by Joanna Holbert

It was growing up in the rural north Mississippi town of Booneville…

Justice, Your Story

Freedom after 19 years in prison

by Joanna Holbert

“It’s like coming back to life.” That’s how Michael Moore describes his…

Justice, Your Story

Helping people find freedom

by Joanna Holbert

“We are helping people find freedom.” That’s how Tommy Wilson describes the…