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Healthy Food

Exploring Innovations in Healthy Fresh Food Access in Rural Communities

February 11th, 2020

Members of Hope’s Community Economic Development team and Hope Policy […]

Blog, Health & Health Care

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Innovative Training Solutions for Shifting Workforce Demands

June 27th, 2017

Pairing skilled workers with quality, high-paying jobs is one way […]

Briefs, Education & Workforce Development

Health & Heath Care Feature

The State of Health Coverage in the Mid South

March 23rd, 2017

While the nation continues to grapple with the potential impact […]

Briefs, Health & Health Care

Education and Workforce Development Feature

Pathways to Economic Security: Sustaining the Impact of Workforce Development Programs

May 18th, 2016

The number of Mississippi-based middle-skill jobs—those that require some training […]

Briefs, Education & Workforce Development

Budget & Tax Blog

Who Really Benefits: Why large tax cuts don’t benefit working families & communities

April 1st, 2016

Large tax reductions proposed at a time when Mississippi already […]


Financial Inclusion Feature

Women and Economic Security in Mississippi: A Data Brief

May 27th, 2015

Across the United States, many women face disparities in wages […]

Briefs, Financial Inclusion

Budget & Tax Blog

All Roads Lead to Nowhere: Policy Brief

March 17th, 2015

Big tax cuts that largely benefit corporations and wealthy Mississippians […]


Education and Workforce Development Feature

Minority Working Families in Mississippi Falling Behind: A Policy Brief

March 16th, 2015

Despite working hard, many families in Mississippi are finding it […]

Briefs, Education & Workforce Development

Budget & Tax Blog

A State Earned Income Tax Credit – A Boost for Mississippi Families: A Policy Brief

January 28th, 2015

Mississippi families are struggling to make ends meet despite working […]


Budget & Tax Blog

Governor Bryant’s budget recommendation for 2016: Total Funding Sources and Total Expenditures: A Budget Brief

December 5th, 2014

In November, Governor Bryant, as required by law, released his […]


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