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MLICCI featured in national philanthropic report series

Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative’s (MLICCI) Executive Director Carol Burnett was recently featured in a national philanthropic report series with the Grantmakers for Southern Progress called As the South Grows. The series stems from research conducted by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). The first report in the series, As the South Grows: On Fertile Soil, was released […]

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Burnett featured in national gender inequality report

Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative’s (MLICCI) Executive Director Carol Burnett was recently featured in a national gender inequality report from the Roosevelt Institute and the Ms. Foundation For Women called Justice Doesn’t Trickle Down. How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back. The report stems from research conducted by Roosevelt fellow Andrea Flynn. The report chronicles how […]

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National publication highlights “cruel” new bill

In the report written in The Nation, Mississippi HB 1090 is cited as being a “cruel new bill” poised to become law in Mississippi. The legislation, which passed this week, would enrich a private contractor while throwing people off public assistance. MLICCI’s director of research, Matt Williams, is quoted in the article. According to the article, […]

CURRENT PROJECTS

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MAKING MS WOMEN SECURE

The Mississippi Women's Economic Security Initiative advocates and promotes policies to improve the economic wellbeing of women in Mississippi and their families.

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HEALTHY CENTERS, HEALTHY KIDS

Healthy Centers, Healthy Kids can help your center bring in more revenue and provide healthier meals and snacks for the children in your care.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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June 29, 2017

Event: MLICCI/MDHS Town Hall

MLICCI is co-hosting a special Town Hall Meeting with the Mississippi Department of Human Services. The meeting is an opportunity to come and have your questions and concerns addressed about the many changes that are happening in the Mississippi Child Care Payment Program. Topics of discussion will include:

  • What is a standard child care center and how do you apply?
  • What is happening with the redetermination process?
  • What are the early childhood academies?
  • What other changes are happening in the Child Care Payment Program that will impact centers and parents?

DHS representatives will be available to share information and answer your questions.

Please join us on Thursday, June 29 at 3 p.m. at the Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) Auditorium located at 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS.

For details, contact us at info@mschildcare.org

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