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The Mississippi Center for Justice is a nonprofit, public interest law firm committed to advancing racial and economic justice. Supported and staffed by attorneys and other professionals, the Center develops and pursues strategies to combat discrimination and poverty statewide.

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  • New data released today from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families finds that Mississippi restaurant, retail, and construction workers are among thethousands of uninsured residents that would be eligible for health insurance if the state expanded Medicaid.   “It’s time to address the......

  • Mississippi Center for Justice stands with all people of conscience who condemn the official proclamation signed by Governor Tate Reeves declaring April 2021 as ConfederateHeritage Month. The Confederacy represents the very worst of our nation and our state, and Reeves’ crass romanticization of it is......

  • Jackson, MS – Elizabeth Buyan was named director of philanthropy for Mississippi Center for Justice. In this role, Elizabeth will lead the institution’s fundraising programs, including foundation giving, corporate sponsorships, signature events such as Mississippi on the Potomac and Champions of Justice, and individual giving.   “We are excited to have Elizabeth join us,” says President and......

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