Jackson, Miss. ‒ The Mississippi Advocacy Network for Change (MAN-C), a coalition of statewide Mississippi organizations dedicated to social justice and improving the lives of all Mississippians, has highlighted four bills that use provisions in the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act to address pressing concerns facing communities in the state.

Mississippi Center for Justice For Immediate Release April 28, 2020 Contact: Beth Orlansky, Advocacy Director, borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org MCJ Files Emergency Motion Requesting End to Garnishment Proceedings Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Center for Justice has filed an emergency motion requesting the Mississippi Supreme Court halt garnishment proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Tony Agustin, a Mexican national, was arrested without warning last August in a massive Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on the Mississippi chicken plant where he worked. The ICE agents arrested 680 people in the raid. They quickly took Tony to a remote detention center in...