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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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Meet Jada Bass

  Community Specialist of Commonwealth Intern at Springboard to Opportunities. “I work underneath the Community Specialist of Commonwealth, Valeria Haley, and Senior Community Specialist of Lincoln Gardens, Parthenia Fields. So as Community Specialists, they are […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Hurricane Harvey Relief + Recovery Fund

As both Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey continue to wreak havoc on the region, the Foundation for the Mid South’s Relief and Recovery Fund allows us to respond to vulnerable populations affected by the storm, […]

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Become a Public Ally!

Public Allies is a national movement committed to advancing social justice and equity by engaging and activating the leadership capacities of our young people. Since 1992, we have helped thousands of underrepresented young leaders serve our country, […]

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