FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Dana Thomas, Communications Director Mississippi Center for Justice Dthomas@mscenterforjustice.org (O) 769.230.2841   Rob McDuff McDuff & Byrd rbm@mcdufflaw.com (o) 601.259.8484 (o) 601.969.0802 (JACKSON, Miss.) – June 3, 2016. A group of Mississippi ministers, community leaders, and civic activists, along with a Hattiesburg church, today filed a new lawsuit in federal court in...

Free Legal Assistance for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: DANA THOMAS, Communications Director Mississippi Center for Justice 769.230.2841 dthomas@mscenterforjustice.org Free Legal Assistance for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with attorneys for advice regarding foreclosure Jackson, Miss. (March 7, 2016) - Homeowners facing financial hardship are invited...

Advocacy Group Warns Against Proposed Bill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Beth Orlansky, Advocacy Director Mississippi Center for Justice borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org (O) 769-230-2838 Advocacy Group Warns Against Proposed Bill (Jackson, Miss.) February 15, 2016 - A proposed bill in the Mississippi legislature will ensure that many Mississippians will continue to be caught in the...

Mississippi Center for Justice and Venable LLP Sue City of Ridgeland, MS for Race-Based Fair Housing Violations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dana Thomas, Communications Director (o) 769.230.2841 (c) 601.506.9156 dthomas@mscenterforjustice.org Mississippi Center for Justice and Venable LLP Sue City of Ridgeland, MS for Race-Based Fair Housing Violations Suit alleges City aimed to...

Contact: Dana Thomas, Communications Director (O): 769.230.2841 dthomas@mscenterforjustice.org Advocacy Group Calls for DHS to Apply for SNAP Waiver The Mississippi Center for Justice’s Public Records Act request reveals potential impact of the 3-month time limit for each county and presents policy solutions to prevent increasing the distress level of Mississippi’s struggling...

Working for working families? Jackson Free Press Budgets are often called moral documents. That means that advocates for working families will be watching spending closely to make sure Mississippi's heart, and money, is in the right place. "We're following the state budget, which will lead us to questions...

ACLU of Mississippi Receives $1 Million from W.K. Kellogg Foundation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Morgan Miller, 601-354-3408, mmiller@aclu-ms.org Dana Terry, 769.230.2841, dterry@mscenterforjustice.org JACKSON, Miss – The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi Foundation (ACLU-MS) received a two-year one million dollar grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to address excessive...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dana Terry, Communications Director, 769.230.2841 Advocacy Group Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Fair Housing JACKSON- The Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) issued the following statement following the Supreme Court decision in Texas v. The Inclusive Communities Project, which was a challenge to the...