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
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.
Improve employment equity, quality early childhood education and health outcomes for children and families in East Biloxi, Mississippi, by completing an updated community needs assessment and executing recommended actions from the assessment
Ensure access to the educational resources and exhibits of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum for students attending Title I schools in Biloxi, Jackson and Sunflower County through support of an endowment fund