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Mississippi Needs Medicaid Expansion

With 300,000 Mississippians still eligible for healthcare, MS Left Me Out is a joint effort to push the legislature to expand Medicaid.

Frontlines of Hope

Read the Center’s new annual report, highlighting our work to advance fair housing, access to healthcare and educational opportunities for some of Mississippi’s most underserved populations.

MCJ Awarded HUD Grant to Fight Housing Discrimination

The Mississippi Center for Justice was recently awarded a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant to address housing discrimination in the state. The money, a $125,000 Education and Outreach Initiative grant, was awarded through HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP).

2014 Champions of Justice Dinner Video

Watch the impassioned speeches of Congressman John Lewis, as well as honorees Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald and Bill Minor.

StoryCorps Returns to Mississippi

The acclaimed NPR series StoryCorps will return to Mississippi on Feb. 5 to continue promoting the oral tradition in America. As we look forward to that return, we wanted to remember some of the highlights of the series’ last visit in 2013. Please enjoy.


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Learn more about the Center by reading about our work to advance racial and economic justice. 

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Frontlines of Hope

Learn how the Center’s Youth In Transition mentoring leads to academic progress and ties into our educational opportunities advocacy. VIEW HERE.

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