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Public Allies Serve Food, Fun to Jackson Homeless

This year’s Public Allies MS 2017-2018 cohort coordinated a team service project, which entailed a day of service and fellowship to those lacking secure and stable housing in the Downtown Jackson area. The Allies provided […]

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Meet Kristopher Thigpen

Intern at Springboard to Opportunities at the Village Apartments Site in Jackson, MS, with Community Specialist Amanda Lucas “I mainly work with kids during the after-school program at Springboard, but I also am in charge […]

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Meet Silas Delaware

Intern at United Way of the Capital Area “I like the networking possibilities present during my service. It not only helps with my responsibilities, but also gives light to what advocacy is and how much of […]

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Meet William Rhodes

Intern at the Center for Social Entrepreneurship “I will be working with them on housing development and re-launching their website and social media accounts. I love it so far; it’s a welcoming environment with some […]

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Meet Barrett Higginbotham

Intern at Springboard to Opportunities in the Northwood Village community.  “I am responsible for the mentorship and educational support of the community’s children. I help with school assignments, plan engaging, community building events, and I […]

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Meet Valencia Wilson

Intern at Foundation for the Mid South. “I conduct research on assets and resources relative to community development and workforce solutions in Jackson, Mississippi, and the Delta regions of Arkansas and Louisiana. “Since beginning my journey as a Public […]

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