Mississippi Today is dedicated to providing Mississippians with reporting that inspires active interest in their state and equips them to engage in community life.
Location: * South, Mississippi
Beat: Criminal justice and public policy in Mississippi
Position: A Report for America corps member expands written coverage of public policy issues, particularly criminal justice, in the nation’s poorest state, especially in the Mississippi Delta and other poverty-affected areas. A second Report for America corps member works as a photojournalist to illustrate through a visual approach to storytelling the impact of public policy issues such as health care, education and income security in the Delta.
Reporter: Michelle Liu