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New virtual check-in policy improves work prospects

by J. Robertson

In 2018, the Mississippi legislature passed HB 387, a bill aimed at…

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Worsen Mississippi’s Prison Crisis 

by J. Robertson

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic could dramatically exacerbate Mississippi’s prison crisis. State and…

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Sign the petition to support second chances

by Joanna Holbert

Mississippi has the third highest incarceration rate in the country.  Our prisons…

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Robert St. John: ‘Drug treatment and drug courts are a method that has been proven to be effective.’

by Joanna Holbert

“As an employer for the past 32 years, we have hired hundreds…

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Number of Mississippians Working is the Lowest in the Country

by J. Robertson

New data released by the federal government shows that Mississippi’s Employment Rate…

Employability, Your Story

Rankin County Sheriff (Part Two): ‘They need a brand new life and I’m going to help them’

by Joanna Holbert

“It breaks my heart to see the talent we have in this…

Employability, Your Story

Rankin County Sheriff: Helping Inmates Find Success

by Joanna Holbert

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey has adopted a new approach when it…

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Governor Tate Reeves on Prison Reform

by J. Robertson

On Monday afternoon, newly inaugurated Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves delivered his State…

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Solutions for Mississippi’s prison crisis

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s prisons are in crisis. The state has a moral and constitutional…

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Empower Mississippi launches Employer Toolkit for second chance hiring

by Joanna Holbert

Empower Mississippi has announced the publication of “Untapped: How Chance Hiring Can Grow…

Employability

How This Law is Giving More Mississippians a Fresh Start

by J. Robertson

This year, the Mississippi legislature passed Senate Bill 2781, called the Fresh…

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Mississippi’s Crime Rate is Down

by J. Robertson

Crime in Mississippi is down. In their annual report released this week,…