Justice

Could Diversion Programs Help More People Find Meaningful Work?

J. Robertson

The issue of drug addiction is widespread, and Mississippi is no exception….

Education, Your Story

The Joneses: “Hoping We Will Be Next”

Joanna Holbert

Yes, it’s really heartbreaking when you get that letter for a second…

Work

Getting a Job is Not that Simple

J. Robertson

The American dream conjures images of people building a life for themselves,…

Education, Your Story

The Dillons: ‘Out Here Walking Alone’

Joanna Holbert

Note: The Dillon family received an ESA last year (2019) for Demyrion…

Education, Your Story

The Ware Family: Choosing Faith Over Fear

Joanna Holbert

“We’ve been through three rounds of the lottery and have not received…

Education, Press Releases

Sixth Mississippi Charter School Approved

Joanna Holbert

Today, the Mississippi Charter Authorizer Board approved Ambition Prep to open in…

Press Releases

Empower Mississippi Names Donor Relations Manager

Joanna Holbert

Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen announced today that Ellery Jones has been…

Justice, Press Releases

Advocates Recognize Officials for Ending Administrative Forfeiture in Mississippi

J. Robertson

Mississippi joins a number of other states reforming their civil asset forfeiture…

Education

Back to Your School of Choice

Elyse Marcellino

August 30, 2018 by Elyse Marcellino As classrooms fill with students headed back to…

Justice

Miss Mississippi Shines a Light on Criminal Justice Reform

Joanna Holbert

Miss Mississippi 2018 Asya Branch Miss Mississippi 2018 Asya Branch is on…

Press Releases

Empower Mississippi Names Director of Communications

Grant Callen

Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen announced today that Joanna Holbert has been…

Justice

Connecting Employability and Criminal Justice Reform: By the Numbers

J. Robertson

You may have heard that Mississippi is currently experiencing record low unemployment numbers. While…