The proposed project – Healthy Girls, Powerful Women, Strong Communities – will build on the impactful work Spring has established in the last 8 years while further enhancing its effectiveness. The intervention efforts Spring students receive on a daily and long-term basis are designed to provide them with access to opportunity, a vision for a […]
The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness proposes a sexual health empowerment program to meet the needs of our college students by providing campaigns, programs, lunch and learns, workshops, and free and/or reduced STI testing. The program would include health service volunteers, graduate assistants, student association health and wellness council, Greek life council, and athletes […]
Plan A mobile clinics bring health care directly to underserved communities, with an emphasis on improving sexual and reproductive health. The clinics will serve all people, regardless of insurance status, income, or location, and ensure access to affordable, quality, and compassionate care. The first Plan A mobile health clinic will serve the Mississippi Delta region, […]
The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health will: Create two community advisory boards (CAB) of Black females ages 15-19 and Black females ages 20-24- to develop strategies for the prevention and reduction of STD’s, HIV and viral hepatitis in Hinds County. Create a network of community network of health, non-health, and social services providers […]
The goal of Making WAVES (Women Achieving Victories and Educational Success) at Pearl River Community College, is to recruit and equip non-traditional and economically vulnerable families, from within the six-county service area, by providing two-generation educational programs which afford opportunities that meet the needs of parents and children.
By providing wrap-around support to low-income, adult students, 2nd Chance MS has been able to help over 1,000 individuals continue their educational pathway, including 283 High School Equivalencies and 291 Workforce Certifications. By enabling adults in Mississippi to finish their education, they are empowering individuals to step out of poverty and into the workforce.
Spring Initiative will: Ensure that the 40 parents of our most regular Spring students, as well as the 60 Baby University participants over the upcoming three class sessions, receive consistent and individualized support from the Spring staff as they work to make their family thrive. Successfully offer a monthly workshop for Spring parents, family members, […]
The Parents As Teachers (PAT) Program is an international organization that follows specific outlined structures and procedures that entails the optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents or caregivers. The two certified Parent Educators provide in-home services to children and families once a month the first three […]
The Lighthouse creates programming focused on sexual reproductive health and relationship wellbeing targeted at high-school and college-aged girls/young women and boys/young men. The organization’s focus is the holistic health of the community and the relationship of the many types of people who live therein.