Education

Almost Surrounded

Wil Ervin

Last week, Louisiana passed a bill that will allow all students to…

Justice

Prosecutorial Overreach: Not Just a Trump Problem

Nick Bain

This piece was contributed by a guest columnist and therefore only represents…

Justice, Work

New Law Expands Prison Work Release Programs

Wil Ervin

Legislation passed this year will expand opportunities for offenders to work while…

Education, Justice, Work

The Founding of Empower Mississippi

Grant Callen

This week we officially kicked off our celebration of Empower’s tenth anniversary,…

Empower

Empower Mississippi Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Empower Mississippi
Education

Transformational Education Bill Becomes Law

Wil Ervin

On Friday, April 26 the Mississippi House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed House…

Education, Press Releases

Mississippi Supreme Court Rules on High Profile Case

Empower Mississippi

Late last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court issued a ruling on a…

Press Releases

Empower Mississippi Praises Passage of New Education Funding Formula

Empower Mississippi

Today the Mississippi Senate and yesterday the Mississippi House of Representatives overwhelmingly…

Press Releases

Joanna Polk joins the team

Empower Mississippi

Joanna Polk has been named Executive Assistant and Development Manager on the…

Press Releases

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves Proclaims April “Second Chance Month”

Empower Mississippi

Governor Tate Reeves has declared April 2024 as Mississippi Second Chance Month!…

Bill Summaries

SB 2689: Replace end of course tests with national testing options

Empower Mississippi

Senate Bill 2689, sponsored by Sen. Dennis DeBar, would remove the public…

Bill Summaries

HB 1609: Restore voting rights of former non-violent offenders

Empower Mississippi

House Bill 1609, sponsored by Rep. Kabir Karriem, would automatically restore the…