Public Allies Mississippi Interns Inspired to Help Their Community

The 2017-2018 Public Allies Mississippi cohort has been busy. The now seven-member cohort, working in Jackson and in Oxford, meets alternating Fridays at the Foundation for the Mid South office in Jackson to reflect as […]

Foundation for the Mid South Announces 2017-2018 Public Allies Mississippi Interns

The Foundation for the Mid South has selected eleven native Mississippians to join the 2017-2018 cohort of Public Allies Mississippi. Brandy Nichols, Jada Bass, Kristopher Thigpen, Silas Delaware III, and Deonte Cheeks, all from Jackson, […]

Foundation For The Mid South Model Cited By Navy Secretary For Proposed Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Nonprofit

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus recently recommended Congress use a share of BP fines for restoring the Gulf Coast, specifically environmental, economic, and health impacts stemming from the oil spill. Mabus released his report to Congress on the […]

Ensuring High-Quality Education in the Classroom

Defabian is an 8 year-old elementary student in Leflore County, Mississippi. He loves sports—mostly football and baseball—and he is an active member of the Boy Scouts. Defabian started the school year making D’s and F’s […]

Greenwood Public School District Poised to Improve Student Academic Success

The Foundation for the Mid South is investing in improving the academic success of the students of today and tomorrow in the Greenwood Public School District.  The Foundation is supporting the district with a $1.5 […]

Students Get Up Close and Personal with the Civil Rights Movement

“To be honest, I didn’t know the Freedom Riders existed,” said Tegi Jenkins, an 18-year-old nursing major at the University of Southern Mississippi. Now, she can tell you all about them. Tegi, a nursing student […]

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