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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…

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…

Employability, News

Governor Tate Reeves on Prison Reform

by J. Robertson

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

Employability, News

Solutions for Mississippi’s prison crisis

by J. Robertson

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