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Education, Justice, Work

Mississippi legislature gavels in

by Russ Latino

In any given year, the Mississippi Legislature faces a couple of thorny…

Justice, Work

Providing a fresh start

by Brett Kittredge

Irrelevant regulations often make it hard for those leaving prison to find…

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First Step Act provides second chance

by Joanna Holbert

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

Justice, Your Story

There is always hope

by Joanna Holbert

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

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Empower joins national coalition in support of EQUAL Act

by Steven Randle

Empower Mississippi has signed on to a coalition letter, joining organizations across…

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

Addiction. Incarceration. Redemption.

by Brett Kittredge

Julie Crutcher was an addict for seven or eight years. She spent…

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Good policy changes lives

by Brett Kittredge

Every year the legislature passes and the governor signs hundreds of bills….

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…

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The Equal Act would close crack, cocaine sentencing disparity

by Steven Randle

Mandatory minimums, three-strike rules, and expanded felony classifications created a time of…

Justice, Your Story

Family receives the news they were hoping for

by Brett Kittredge

Richard Michael Moore has received parole a week after the Mississippi Earned…