Current Initiatives

In the 2021-2022 academic year, MDP is working on a four initiatives focused on supporting justice-oriented institutions in the state of Mississippi: Economic Justice, Food Justice, Environmental Justice, and Reproductive Justice.

Each team of students is led by one or two senior team leaders and will be supervised by HLS faculty as well as local and out-of-state attorneys or other partners. Select an option from the drop-down “Current Initiatives” menu above to find descriptions of the projects currently staffed by HLS students. Some of these projects are short-term in nature while others are ongoing projects that have been active for a year or more.