Updates on Employability

Employability, News

Coffee and Conversation: Grant Callen with Rep. Nick Bain

by Grant Callen
Employability, News

Coffee and Conversation: Grant Callen with Doug Deason

by Grant Callen
Employability, News

New Employer Survey Details Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic and Outlines Policy Solutions

by J. Robertson

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck Mississippi, business owners across that state have…

Employability, News

Coffee and Conversation: Grant Callen with Alabama Senator Cam Ward

by Grant Callen
Employability, News

Governor Vetoes Criminal Justice Reforms

by Joanna Holbert

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

Education, Employability, News

New white paper Unleash Mississippi introduces post-coronavirus policy solutions

by Joanna Holbert

Today, Empower Mississippi is releasing Unleash Mississippi, a new white paper with policy…

Employability, Your Story

Released after a decade, and time is quickly running out for Lori Griffin

by Joanna Holbert

“It goes against the very essence of what you want to reform….

Employability, News

New virtual check-in policy improves work prospects

by J. Robertson

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

Employability, News

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…

Employability

Sign the petition to support second chances

by Joanna Holbert

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

Employability, Your Story

Robert St. John: ‘Drug treatment and drug courts are methods that have been proven to be effective.’

by Joanna Holbert

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

Employability, News

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…