Click here to view online: MLICCI Legislative Updates Feb. 13, 2017
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 […]
The Mississippi Low-Income Child-Care Initiative (MLICCI) is very encouraged by the state’s new plan for its early childhood program that sensibly puts more emphasis on support like onsite mentoring and coaching and less on punitive clipboard evaluations. The revised plan, which goes into effect July 1, has community colleges playing a central role by providing childcare […]
Carol Burnett, MLICCI’s executive director, said the organization successfully secured a revisal in the state’s policy manual governing child-care regulations.
A free two-day conference designed to empower, transform and give a collective voice to women will be held in Natchez, MS. in Sept. 2016.
Mississippi advocates for women’s economic empowerment will be in Brazil in September 2016 as part of a global initiative to strengthen the movement for gender justice and women’s rights.
Mississippi uses the federal Child Care and Development Fund to provide child care vouchers to low-income working parents. CCDF vouchers make a huge positive difference by making child care affordable so low income parents can work. Unfortunately, CCDF is so inadequately funded that vouchers only reach 14 percent of working families who qualify. Mississippi is […]