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MWESI TO HOLD PRESS EVENT MARCH 15

For Week 3 of our ongoing celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re inviting you to join us at the Mississippi State Capitol on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 for MWESI/Women in the Hall Lobby Day! From 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. we will engage with legislators and supporters on this year’s legislative effort to support women’s […]

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MLICCI continues fight to close the gender pay gap

In the second of our weekly series this month in honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Mississippi’s persistent problem with its gender pay gap. During the 2017 legislative session this year, a bill seeking to end unequal pay for Mississippi’s women enjoyed hearty bipartisan support, including State Treasurer Lynn Fitch, representatives Becky Currie, Carolyn […]

Women’s History Month

MLICCI celebrates Women’s History Month

Every year in March, the United States of America recognizes the vital role women have played and continue to play in our nation’s history by celebrating Women’s History Month. In honor of this important commemoration, the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative will highlight vital information, facts, issues and key policy and advocacy needs relative to […]

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Child Care Lobby Day shares MLICCI agenda

MLICCI recently hosted its 2017 Child Care Lobby Day at the Mississippi State Capitol. During the event, held on Feb. 21, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., child care providers, parents, advocates and other supporters gathered to learn details about ongoing legislative issues and matters that are impacting child care centers across the state.  In addition to […]