Meet the 2024 Nonprofit Civic Engagement Collective cohort

Our Nonprofit Civic Engagement Collective (the Collective) program held its orientation session where 15 participants representing Alliance member organizations from around the state started their 10-month journey learning and developing their policy and advocacy knowledge and skills.   A special thank you to our lead facilitators LaDarion Ammons, Senior Partner at Ten One Strategies and Nancy Perret, Owner and Principal Consultant/Trainer at Burris and Associates, Inc. and long-standing consultant for the Alliance for leading our monthly sessions.

Pictured L to R: Michael C. Martella (MS Alliance staff), Jamie Rasberry (MS Alliance staff) Casandra Banks (Creative Minds Academy), Chiquikta Fountain (Delta Hands for Hope), Becky Glover (Parents for Public Schools, Inc.), Nancy Perret (virtual lead facilitator), Angela Carson (Pine Grove Association, Inc.), April May (Mississippi Early Learning Alliance), Robin Jackson (Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable), Corky Wicks (Tibbee Development Club, Inc.), Alexis Hicks (Mississippi Early Learning Alliance), Cindy DeFrances (Lynn Meadows Discovery Center), Shelley Ritter (Delta Blues Museum), Michelle Anderson (INFINITY Science Center), Tammy Brun (Ever Reaching Community Outreach), Oni Omoregie (Higher Purpose Co.) and LaDarion Ammons (TenOne Strategies)

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