Press Releases

Paheadra Robinson Honored with Florence Kelley Consumer Leadership Award

Oct 06, 2011

The groundbreaking legal work of Mississippi Center for Justice's director of consumer protection, Paheadra Robinson was recognized by the National Consumers League in Washington, DC. Robinson leads a broad coalition...

Center to expand service offerings with a new office in Indianola, Miss.

Jul 18, 2011

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Mississippi Center for Justice a two-year, $2 million grant that will enable the Center to expand its access to education and healthcare programs to the Mississippi Delta...

Disaster preparedness expo planned for senior citizens

Jul 15, 2011

Mississippi Center for Justice is partnering with state agencies, disaster relief organizations, mental health professionals and others to host a Disaster Preparedness Exposition for the public, with a particular...

South Delta housing litigation settled

May 26, 2011

(Jackson, Miss.) South Delta Regional Housing Authority (SDRHA) and the Mississippi Center for Justice announce that an agreement has been reached in the litigation related to rental increases and maintenance for the...

Mississippi House of Representatives protects predatory lending

Jan 20, 2011

Statement from Paheadra Robinson, Consumer Protection Director, regarding the extension of payday lending operations in Mississippi

(Jackson, Miss.) – This week, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted...

Free legal services available to BP Oil claimants

Jan 13, 2011

A five-state network of nonprofit civil legal services organizations is now providing free legal assistance to unrepresented claimants in the BP oil disaster recovery. Attorneys will advise claimants about...

Lawyers' Committee to Recognize Outstanding Lawyers, Law Firms and Clients During Annual Awards Reception

Dec 08, 2010

Lawyers' Committee to Recognize Outstanding Lawyers, Law Firms and Clients During Annual Awards ReceptionFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 08,...

HOUSING ADVOCATES PRAISE KATRINA RECOVERY SETTLEMENT WITH HUD AND MISSISSIPPI

Nov 15, 2010

Biloxi, Miss. – Two years after filing suit against the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Mississippi housing advocates are praising the settlement reached today with HUD and the State of...

Mississippi Center for Justice releases 2009 report

Nov 13, 2010

We are pleased to share the stories of clients, advocacy partners, funders and others who are working together to advance racial and economic justice in Mississippi. We hope you enjoy our 2009 report,...

Social justice dinner to honor Mercidees & Victor McTeer, Bill Ray

Sep 28, 2010

The Mississippi Center for Justice will honor Mercidees and Victor McTeer, philanthropists and activists who have dedicated themselves to improving public education throughout the Mississippi Delta, and Bill Ray,...

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