University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi, United States

Support a community-based effort to heal relationships and deepen and strengthen the fabric of the communities through story-based retreats aimed at surfacing and reconciling the local histories around race

March 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2010

Focus Area

Thriving Children, Equitable Communities

Geographic Focus






University of Mississippi

At the University of Mississippi, the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation is guiding communities toward a more diverse and inclusive future. Our $100,000 grant, together with funding from the John E. Fetzer Institute, helps to train multiracial teams in 15 communities statewide to employ a narrative model of community change.

Equitable Communities

William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation

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Putting Children First

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