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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, […]

Delta Healthcare A Pathway to Prosperity

Community Development remains one of the Foundation’s top priorities.  Through investing in The Mississippi Office of Nursing Workforce and The Delta Workforce Funding Collaborative, FMS has been able to give the Delta healthcare workers a […]

Community Development – Bridge Podcast Episode 2

Bridge Podcast Ep.2 Building the Creative and Cultural Economy   Click here to listen.

Putting “Community” at the forefront of Community Center

Nothing unifies a community like understanding; understanding one another, understanding the importance of health and learning and understanding the value of place. One place that provides the space for different levels of community understanding is […]

Collaboration Yields Community Vision and Marketing Plan

Sometimes Progress Requires a Leap of Faith When Bill Crump received similar emails from different organizations in the small Delta community of Greenwood, Mississippi, he thought there should be a more effective way to share […]