Laurie Tran

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS) Laurie worked to revitalize the statewide affordable housing coalition, Housing Mississippi, by creating a foundation to sustain their energy and capacity. She conducted a survey of models and best … Read more

Thoa Hoang

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: The Good Samaritan Center (Jackson, MS) Thoa worked to strengthen the Hunger-Free Jackson Coalition by establishing thirty-six new relationships with faith-based organizations, non-profits, and businesses to address hunger and the limited access to healthy food … Read more

Soad Mana

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS) Soad worked to advance affordable housing solutions in Mississippi. She collaborated with a range of public, private and nonprofit sector stakeholders in Jackson to establish a municipal housing trust fund … Read more

Madeline Becker

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: The Good Samaritan Center (Jackson, MS) Madeline worked to expand and strengthen a coalition of anti-hunger advocates in the Jackson metropolitan area. She also developed an outreach plan to increase access to SNAP by encouraging and … Read more

Brock Grosso

20th Class, 2013-2014 Field Placement: Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS) Brock engaged a diverse range of stakeholders to explore the impact of a housing trust fund in Mississippi. Together with Housing Mississippi, a statewide affordable housing advocacy coalition, he developed … Read more

Tyler Mac Innis

Field Placement: Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS) Tyler worked with community leaders to develop an anti-hunger coalition, the Hunger Free Jackson initiative. The initiative seeks to bring stakeholders from a variety of sectors together to address food insecurity with … Read more