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Policy changes reduce barriers for parents

The Mississippi Department of Human Services recently made changes to several key policies that will better support working parents seeking assistance through the programs. One of the most significant changes involves the residency policy requirement. Others expand the list of acceptable documentation and support short-form birth certificates. Here is a link to the revised manual: […]

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MWESI calls for opposition to House Bill 1241

House Bill 1241 seeks to preempt local government from providing important employment protection to citizens Proposed legislation moves state in the wrong direction (JACKSON, MS) – Equal pay proponents are calling foul on a proposed house bill currently before the Mississippi State Legislature that would thwart local governments’ efforts to provide important employment protection to citizens. […]

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Join us for a Tweet Storm on Feb. 22

#CHILDCAREMATTERS2018 Tweet STORM Thursday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m.- noon   On Feb. 22, 2018, the Mississippi Child Care Coalition and supporters from across the state will converge on the steps of the Mississippi State Capitol to make our voices heard about the importance fully funding Mississippi Department of Human Services’ Child Care Payment Program. […]

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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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Feb. 22, 2018

Event: Child Care Matters Advocacy Day/Rally

The Mississippi Child Care Coalition presents the Child Care Matters Advocacy Day and Rally at the Mississippi State Capitol. Join child care advocates from the across the state as we converge at the south steps of the state capitol to make our voices heard on the importance of child care support in our state. Let the state know we need to fully fund the Child Care Payment Program! RSVP at info@mssecure.org

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