Press Releases

REPORT: New Data Shows Mississippi’s For-Profit Colleges Prey On Post-9/11 Veterans

Nov 12, 2013

Mississippi Center for JusticeFor Immediate ReleaseContact: Diana Lee,, 646-200-5322


The Mississippi Center for Justice Announces New Leadership During Its 10th Anniversary Year

Oct 30, 2013

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2013

Contact: Diana Lee,, 646-200-5322

Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) is...

Premiere of Port of the Future: Aboveboard

Oct 23, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY for immediate release

CONTACT:  Roberta Avila, The Steps Coalition, 228-435-3113Howard Page, Steps Coalition,  228-233-4734Reilly Morse, Mississippi Center for Justice, 228-383-3348


Coalition: HUD Reports Confirm Port’s Jobs Failures

May 15, 2013


Contact: Roberta AvilaSteps Coalition 228-229-8552

Reilly Morse Mississippi Center for Justice...

Mississippi’s First-Ever Medical-Legal Partnership to empower people living with HIV/AIDS

May 09, 2013

Jack Mazurak, UMMC Public AffairsPhone:

Sharon Morris, Mississippi Center for...

Jackson nonprofits win grant to plan local change

Apr 08, 2013

(JACKSON, MS) – Five local nonprofits were collectively awarded $100,000 from the Open Society Foundations to jointly design a plan to increase low-income and minority communities’ influence and access to economic,...

Mississippi making progress in reducing uninsured rates for children

Oct 23, 2012

-Still more than 60,000 children who lack health insurance statewide

-Research shows that covering parents helps children get coverage

(Jackson, Miss.) – The United States made meaningful progress in...

Social justice organization to honor Evers, Winter as Champions of Justice

Aug 22, 2012

(JACKSON, MISS.) – Mississippi Center for Justice will honor two Mississippi natives for their legendary roles in advancing racial and economic justice. Myrlie Evers and William Winter will be honored during the...

Mississippi Center for Justice and private counsel sue Virginia College over fraudulent practices

Jul 18, 2012

For-Profit College Deceived Students and Impeded Job Opportunities to Gain Revenue

Jackson, Miss. - July, 18, 2012 - Today, Mississippi Center for Justice, in collaboration with Warren L. Martin, Jr., P.A. and...