Posts by Joanna Holbert

Work, Your Story

“We are in the community treating the people who live here”

by Joanna Holbert

In rural South Mississippi a patient enters his primary care clinic. He…

Justice, Your Story

A new life after addiction and prison

by Joanna Holbert

“I was a functioning addict.” That’s how Julie Crutcher describes herself during…

Work, Your Story

Barrier to entry. Barrier to healthcare.

by Joanna Holbert

As a young girl entering college, Sarah Catherine Morrow had a picture…

Justice, Your Story

Coffee and Conversation: Grant Callen with New Orleans Saints LB Demario Davis

by Joanna Holbert

Say the name Demario Davis, and people rightfully think of one of…

Justice, Your Story

Two life sentences for seven boxes of Sudafed

by Joanna Holbert

Three strikes and he’s out. But does the punishment fit the crime?…

Education

National School Choice Week Celebration A Success

by Joanna Holbert

While we couldn’t gather this year at the capitol for the National…

Education

Governor Reeves declares Jan. 24-30 School Choice Week

by Joanna Holbert

Gov. Tate Reeves has proclaimed January 24-30, 2021 as “School Choice Week”…

Education, Press Releases

We’re Hiring!

by Joanna Holbert

Director of New Schools Empower Mississippi Foundation Ridgeland, Ms or Virtual Office…

Justice

Coffee and Conversation: Grant Callen with Leisha Pickering

by Joanna Holbert

“What can I do to help?” That’s the question Leisha Pickering asked…

Press Releases

Legislative Wrap-up

by Joanna Holbert

As the 2020 legislative session winds to a close, it’s important to…

Justice, Press Releases

Governor Vetoes Criminal Justice Reforms

by Joanna Holbert

Late last night, Governor Tate Reeves vetoed SB 2123 and HB 658.  The…

Press Releases

Legislature Makes Strides to Safely Address Prison System Dilemma

by Joanna Holbert

On Tuesday, Mississippi lawmakers took an important step to address prison overcrowding…