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MS-BWR to host virtual 2021 Advocacy Day at the Capitol

(Jackson, MS) – MS Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI), a project of the MS Black Women’s Roundtable will host its virtual Advocacy Day at the Capitol on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  The event, called the “Power of the Pocketbook: Investing in Women. Investing in Mississippi,” will include a virtual press conference to allow …

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Introducing MS-BWR’s interns

At Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable, we are creating a culture of being intentional and inclusive about supporting intergenerational engagement and movement-building. So we’ve brought in our first group of college students who came to us inspired, passionate and ready to help change the world for the better. They have helped us to redefine who we …

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MS-BWR to support National Black Women’s Equal Pay Day with week of activities

The Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable will host several activities this week in honor of National Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which is Thursday, Aug. 13. Along with an evening Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 12, MS-BWR also is hosting a virtual Coffee Con and midday Social Media storm on Thursday and an online documentary film …

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Standing in Solidarity with Mississippi’s immigrants

The MS Black Women’s Roundtable stands in solidarity with the hundreds of Mississippi immigrants, their families, and the communities who are in crisis as a result of the August 7, 2019 ICE raids in Morton, Carthage, Pelahatchie, Bay Springs, Walnut Grove, and Canton. As an organization intimate with the continuous strife for equality and fairness …

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Get ready for Coffee Con 2019!

Black Women's Equal Pay Day highlighted with statewide series of gatherings called Coffee Con Events to support conversation on barriers facing black women in the state The MS Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI), a project of the MS Black Women's Roundtable (MS-BWR), will host a series of statewide gatherings on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in …

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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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