Year: 2019

MWESI hosts impactful 2019 Day at the Capitol

Check out video highlights from our amazing and impactful 2019 MWESI Day at the Capitol.  Our day included a press conference to discuss statewide issues impacting Mississippi women’s economic security – such as wage discrimination, healthcare, education and paid leave – along with the associated legislation.   One of our featured speakers was also a Jackson, …

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MWESI Advocacy Day at the Capitol – Tuesday, Feb. 12

Join the MS Black Women’s Roundtable on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. as we celebrate the Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative Advocacy Day. We’ll have Advocacy Training/Orientation from 9-9:45 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. press conference. At 10:30 a.m., we invite you to visit with you lawmakers and share your …

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MBWR cosponsors free screening of movie “On the Basis of Sex”

Join the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable (MS-BWR) and Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI) on Tuesday, January 22 for a free reception and film screening of “On the Basis of Sex,” a narrative film highlighting the early career of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   “On the Basis of Sex,” tells the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she …

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Today is the start of the 2019 Legislative Session

Today is the official start of the 2019 MS Legislative Session and the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable will be walking through the hallways, offices, and chambers of the MS State Capitol to advocate for women’s rights and centering women’s economic security.     More than ever, we need our network to stand with us as …

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