Mississippi Center for Justice Receives Grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Advance Racial and Economic Justice in Mississippi     Jackson, MS – Mississippi Center for Justice received a 3-year, $1.3 million grant to continue its mission to strengthen social, racial, and economic justice in Mississippi by...

For Immediate Release February 3, 2021 Contact: Beth Orlansky, Director of Advocacy, Mississippi Center for Justice, borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org, 769-230-2838   Mississippi Center for Justice Receives Grant from Butler Snow Foundation to Continue Fair Housing and Immigration Initiatives   Jackson, MS – Mississippi Center for Justice is the recipient of a $10,000 grant...

Through our scientific and technological genius, we have made of this world a neighborhood and yet we have not had the ethical commitment to make of it a brotherhood. But somehow, and in some way, we have got to do this. We must all learn...

JACKSON, MS – Today FWD.us released a research brief that outlines the significant and sustained damage habitual sentencing laws are having on Mississippi families and communities.   We All Pay: Mississippi’s Harmful Habitual Laws details how the state’s current incarceration crisis is driven by habitual laws that add years, decades,...

If you owe child support, your check can't be garnished  Under the CARES Act, stimulus money could be seized by state and federal agencies to cover past-due child support. However, your second stimulus check can't be taken if you owe money for child support. This change with the new...

For Immediate Release December 30, 2020 Contact: Robert B. McDuff, Director of the George Riley Impact Litigation Initiative, Mississippi Center for Justice, rmcduff@mscenterforjustice.org, 601-259-8484   MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR JUSTICE FILES SUIT FOR UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR JAMES THOMAS AGAINST STATE AUDITOR SHAD WHITE   Today, the Mississippi Center for Justice filed a lawsuit on behalf...

 It's been an extraordinary year! I can assure you that MCJ has fought for the most vulnerable Mississippians throughout this unprecedented health and economic crisis. Our work is testament to our conviction. Fighting difficult battles and overcoming insurmountable odds is what we do in Mississippi....