For Immediate Release May 31, 2023 Media Contact: Mandesha Thornton, mthornton@mscenterforjustice.org / 601.352.2269 ext. 147 Voting Rights Groups File Litigation to Protect Voting Rights of Mississippians with Disabilities  Lawsuit challenges bill that blocks most Mississippians from helping friends, neighbors deliver absentee ballots JACKSON, Miss. — Today,...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2023 Contact: Mandesha Thornton Email: mthornton@mscenterforjustice.org   Contact: Nikki Landrum Email: nlandrum@greenvillems.org   Mississippi Center for Justice and Mayor Errick D. Simmons to Host Operation Respond, Recover, and Rebuild: Disaster Resource Clinic in Greenville Greenville, Miss-  The Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ), in conjunction with the City of Greenville, will...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2023   Contact: Cliff Johnson Phone: 662-915-6863 Email: cliff.johnson@macarthurjustice.org   Contact: Mandesha Thornton Phone: 601-352-2269 ext. 147 Email: mthornton@mscenterforjustice.org   Contact: Ella Wiley Email: media@naacpldf.org   Contact: Neely Mullen Phone: 601-354-3408 Email: comms@aclu-ms.org   Jackson Residents Sue Public Officials, Calling H.B. 1020 a Violation of the Mississippi Constitution Lawsuit Says Circuit Judges...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 21, 2023 Press Contact: Mandesha Thornton, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com   Governor Reeves Has Chosen to Ignore the Will of the Voters, says Mississippi Center for Justice   Jackson, Miss. — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed House Bill 1020 into law. The...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 20, 2023 Press Contact: Mandesha Thornton,  comms-mcj@rabengroup.com   Mississippi Center for Justice Commends Federal Communications Commission on Efforts to End Digital Discrimination and Expand Broadband Access    Jackson, Miss. — This week, Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) filed comments...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 30, 2023 CONTACT FOR Mississippi Center for Justice: Nik Sibley, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com CONTACT FOR Center for Constitutional Rights: David Mizner, dmizner@ccrjustice.org  Three Mississippi News Organizations, Represented by the Mississippi Center for Justice and the Center for Constitutional Rights, Seek...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 15, 2023 CONTACT: Nik Sibley, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com Insider, Inc., Represented by the Mississippi Center for Justice, Wins Lawsuit Against Rankin County Sheriff’s Department  For Failure to Disclose Incident Reports Jackson, Miss. – In a lawsuit brought by Insider, Inc., a media company represented by the Mississippi...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2023 Press Contact: Mandesha Thornton, commsmcj@rabengroup.com Expanding Medicaid Postpartum Coverage is a Win for Mississippi Families, says the Mississippi Center for Justice Jackson, Miss - Today, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted to pass SB 2212, which will extend postpartum Medicaid coverage. Mississippi is...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2023 Press Contact: Courtney Farrell, cfarrell@rabengroup.com, 989-572-8162 House Bill 1020 is Blatant Power Grab to Usurp Elected Officials and Dilute Black Representation in Hinds County, says Mississippi Center for Justice Jackson, Miss. – On Wednesday, the Mississippi House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee...