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 […]
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 […]
The Foundation for the MId South works to ensure students in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi reach academic success through high-quality education.
After consecutive years of receiving an “At risk of failing” rating, the Leflore County School District faced the possibility of a state takeover. Quality educators were hard to come by and administrators were at their […]
The challenges facing males of color across the Mid South have created monumental disparities in comparison to other groups over the decades. Males of color are too often left without quality education and guidance to […]