FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi Center for Justice Contact: Whitney Barkley, wbarkley@mscenterforjustice.org, (769) 230-2837 New Department of Defense Website an Important Tool in the Fight Against Predatory Schools On Veterans Day of 2013, the Mississippi Center for Justice released a white paper analyzing the use of the GI Bill by...

Mississippi Center for Justice For Immediate Release Contact: Diana Lee, diana@berlinrosen.com, 646-200-5322 Mississippi Center for Justice Board Chair Confirmed as U.S.District Court Judge Debra Brown Is First African-American woman Federal District Court Judge in Mississippi Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) is pleased to announce that MCJ Board Chair...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Howard Page Steps Coalition 228-233-4734 Reilly Morse Mississippi Center for Justice 228-383-3348 Diane Glauber Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 202-662-8303 Coalition: HUD upholds finding of Mississippi’s non-compliance with hiring, contracting requirements at State Port Gulfport community organizations urge HUD to force State to comply...

Mississippi Center for Justice For Immediate Release Contact: Diana Lee, diana@berlinrosen.com, 646-200-5322 REPORT: New Data Shows Mississippi’s For-Profit Colleges Prey On Post-9/11 Veterans, Get Disproportionate Taxpayer Funds Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans Spend 2-3 Times More in GI Bill Benefits at Mississippi For-Profits Than Traditional Public Colleges and Universities, But...

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2013 Contact: Diana Lee, diana@berlinrosen.com, 646-200-5322 Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) is pleased to announce it has named Reilly Morse the Center’s new President and CEO. Currently Managing Director, Morse will take over November 1 for founding President and...

MEDIA ADVISORY for immediate release CONTACT: Roberta Avila, The Steps Coalition, 228-435-3113 Howard Page, Steps Coalition, 228-233-4734 Reilly Morse, Mississippi Center for Justice, 228-383-3348 Premiere of New Documentary Shows Failures of $600 Million Katrina Recovery Project With Job Creation Falling Short, Film Tracks Wayward Course of Controversial Mississippi Port Restoration...

Contact: Sharon Morris smorris@mscenterforjustice.org Direct Line: 769-230-2835 Mississippi consumer protection attorney tapped for education committee (Jackson, Miss.) – Whitney Barkley, consumer protection staff attorney for the Mississippi Center for Justice, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Education’s negotiated rulemaking committee on gainful employment. The committee...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Roberta Avila Steps Coalition 228-229-8552 Reilly Morse Mississippi Center for Justice 228-383-3348 Diane Glauber Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 202-662-8303 Coalition: HUD Reports Confirm Port’s Jobs Failures Gulfport Community Organizations Call for New Direction (May 15 2013) Two separate reports just issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have found...

Jack Mazurak, UMMC Public Affairs Phone: 601-984-1970 jmazurak@umc.edu Sharon Morris, Mississippi Center for Justice Phone: 769-230-2835 smorris@mscenterforjustice.org   Mississippi’s First-Ever Medical-Legal Partnership to empower people living with HIV/AIDS Mississippi Center for Justice and University of Mississippi Medical Center Partner to Provide Critical Legal Services to Vulnerable Population (Jackson, Miss.) – Today, the Mississippi Center...