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Andy Tuccio

Black Women’s Roundtable of Mississippi

Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable is an intergenerational, nonpartisan organization committed to increasing voter participation and education through civic engagement, advancing economic security for black women and girls, and developing transformational leadership. MS BWR has four programs of work that include MS Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI), a progressive policy agenda (that consists of equal pay, …

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Refill Jackson Initiative
Workforce Training for Local Youth

The Greek mathematician Archimedes wrote, “Give me a place to stand, and a lever long enough, and I will move the earth.” At the Refill Jackson Initiative (RJI), we strive to provide the place and the lever for Jackson’s youth so that they can move the earth. Our “place” is an eight-week workforce development program …

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Workforce Training for Local Youth
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The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Women’s History Month Celebrations

Women’s History – A Sense of Place (ms.gov) 2022 Theme – National Women’s History Alliance (nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org) Women’s History Timeline Women’s History Month Activities at USM National Women’s History Online Exhibits 50th Anniversary of Title lX  Library of Congress Women’s History Month Exhibits and Programs

Sammy Moon

Note from the Executive Director

Greetings friends, The second week of February was initially chosen to celebrate Black History each year because it coincides with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976, President Gerald Ford extended the week to a month-long celebration. Although the contributions from African Americans to our country’s history should be continuously noted, February …

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