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Annual economic security summit

2nd Annual MS Women’s Economic Security Summit pushed for removal of barriers impacting vulnerable women The Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI) recently hosted its 2nd Annual Women’s Economic Security Policy Summit on Dec. 2, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn (former King Edward Hotel) in Jackson, MS. The event was held from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The free summit […]


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 […]


MLICCI releases new special report on TANF

We’re excited to announce the release of our special report on the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families or TANF program. Our report, “TANF at 20 in Mississippi: A Pathway Out of Poverty or a Shrinking Safety Net? ” takes a look back at the last 20 years since the programs inception. In addition to offering a […]