Spur civil equity and community engagement and continue to build communities both locally and globally by developing curricula and directly educate youth, groups, and individuals in increasingly disparate locations
Susan Glisson of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation in Mississippi discusses the importance of moving past the traditional narrative about the Civil Rights Movement and educating young people on the rich history of civil rights leadership.
Advance racial equity in Mississippi through exhibitions, artist residencies, community-based projects and productive dialogue that share new narratives, harness the unique ability of art to generate constructive conversations about contentious issues and expand and build relationships
Develop immigrant justice and racial equity strategic plan for Mississippi led by local Latinx leadership and directly-impacted immigrants in rural and urban Mississippi,
and support local capacity development for community power-building to improve wellbeing of vulnerable children and families
Strengthen community efforts to transform systems through racial healing and equity strategies and make Mississippi more welcoming, stemming the “Brain-Drain” of younger generations who desire equitable and diverse communities with economic opportunities
Equitable Communities June 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2021