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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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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. […]