Sammy Moon

Sep 1 2022

Note from the Executive Director

Sammy Moon Executive Director MS Alliance Greetings Friends, I hope you have had a productive summer that included a bit of vacation time. After all the challenges that nonprofit organizations ...

Jackson Water Crisis

Information Sources City of JacksonMS Emergency Management AgencyWater Distribution List w/ Contacts Support Opportunities Jackson Leadership FoundationMississippi Rapid Response CoalitionNational Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), MS Chapter
Karla Edwards

Sep 1 2022

Laboring for Change

Karla EdwardsExecutive DirectorAmpact In our lifetimes, Labor Day has become the unofficial end of summer. A three-day weekend where we plan that last family trip before Thanksgiving or a time ...

Sep 1 2022

Rethinking Mississippi and the Brain Drain

Jake McGrawFounderRethink Mississippi Former Governor William Winter often remarked, “the road out of the poorhouse runs past the schoolhouse door.” Under his leadership, Mississippi reformed its education system and made ...

Sep 1 2022

9/11: Service Opportunities

National Day of Service and Remembrance Our colleagues at AmeriCorps, who are charged with leading this day of service, are honoring this year under the banner “Unity through Service” in ...

Sep 1 2022

Fond Farewells Over the Summer

One of the roles of an executive director of a nonprofit is to help identify and recruit talented and passionate individuals to fill staff positions within the organization. It is ...

Sep 1 2022

Alliance in the News

What Is the True Cost of a 1:1 Device Program? One State’s Careful Rollout Offers a Look By Vanessa Peters Hinton and Rachel Burstein   As summer vacation winds down, thousands of devices—including Chromebooks, ...