Amarillys Rodriguez

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Mississippi Economic Policy Center (Jackson, MS) Amarillys wrote a report on the barriers TANF clients face while pursuing educational goals and job training, laying the groundwork for her placement’s first advocacy efforts on the TANF … Read more

Jeremiah Lowery

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Midtown Partners, Inc. (Jackson, MS) Jeremiah supported Midtown Partners, Inc.’s Home Rehabilitation Program, which distributes resources to low-income and special-needs homeowners for home repairs. He conducted outreach, coordinated the application list, assisted clients with the … Read more

Harvir Kaur

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Midtown Partners, Inc. (Jackson, MS) Harvir created and implemented a “Midtown Resident Leadership Training Institute” to provide an opportunity for marginalized residents of Midtown to increase their leadership, coalition-building, community organizing, and communication skills. The … Read more

Angelynn Hermes

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Midtown Partners, Inc. (Jackson, MS) Angelynn developed and conducted a comprehensive community survey of the Midtown neighborhood to assess resources and needs and provide Midtown Partners with accurate information about on residents’ priorities for their … Read more

Lindsey Walker

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Mississippi Food Network (Jackson, MS) Lindsey researched barriers to SNAP participation in underserved Mississippi counties. She conducted surveys and interviews with low-income individuals and service providers and shaped the direction and focus of the Food Network’s … Read more

Corbin Laedlein

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Midtown Partners, Inc. (Jackson, MS) At Midtown Partners, Inc., Corbin helped to develop a community outreach and marketing plan for the newly developed Prosperity Center, a ‘one-stop-shop’ where low and moderate-income families can access benefits, … Read more