FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2021 Contact: Amelia McGowan, Director of Immigration Law, amcgowan@mscenterforjustice.org 769-230-8003   Meanwhile, corporations that employed immigrants have faced no accountability.   Jackson, MS - Two years after ICE raids of poultry processing plants in central Mississippi (August 7, 2019), the Mississippi Center for Justice’s immigrant clients...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – AUGUST 3, 2021 CONTACT: Brittney Perkins, Justice Court Access Program Manager, Mississippi Center for Justice, bperkins@mscenterforjustice.org   Online chatbot helps ‘level the playing field’ in the courtroom, especially for low-income people and communities of color   JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Center for Justice and Mississippi Access...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2021 Contact: Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org   Jackson, Mississippi - This weekend, the nation’s eviction moratorium is set to expire. The Mississippi Center for Justice, which operates the state’s only COVID-19 eviction prevention hotline and has helped hundreds of individuals and families, is deeply...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 29, 2021 Contact: Patrick Taylor, Mississippi Center for Justice, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org     Since the University of Mississippi’s controversial decision to terminate the tenure-track contract of History Professor Garrett Felber in December of 2020, the University and Felber have reached a settlement for a confidential amount that...

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Jackson, Mississippi - Former Sec. of Agriculture and Mississippi Congressman Mike Espy joined the Mississippi Center for Justice board of directors.    “We are positively thrilled to have such a passionate, committed advocate for Mississippi joining our team, especially at this moment in time. Mississippians have been...