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Rose Tate
Posted On December 18, 2020 11:16 pm
Consultant/Trainer/Health Coach Public/Charter Schools FOCUS Rose Tate has a passion for working with communities and schools in Mississippi. Her work has been with at-risk community residents and children in the Mississippi Delta, implementing best practices that redefine how food is grown, selected, and consumed. She also has a desire to change the quality of life… View Article
Matt Casteel
Posted On December 18, 2020 11:05 pm
Healthy Soil Advocate and Founder wurmworks, llc FOCUS Matt is a worm farmer, healthy soil advocate and Founder of wurmworks llc, in Jackson, Miss. He is currently focused on addressing our toxic relationship to organic waste and creating regenerative solutions that bring value to households and communities in the form of food equity and comprehensive… View Article
Nakeitra Burse
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:08 pm
Owner/Principal Strategist Six Dimensions FOCUS Black women are three to four times more likely to die from birth-related complications than their white counterparts—a crisis that requires a systems approach. Dr. Nakeitra Burse is working to address this issue through building the visibility and capacity of birth workers to serve Black families and ensure that Black… View Article
Rodney Washington
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:24 am
Associate Professor Foundation for the Mid South FOCUS Rodney Washington is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education whose work focuses primarily on using data-driven, trauma-informed interventions to improve health outcomes for young children and families living in high poverty communities of Mississippi. MORE ABOUT RODNEY Rodney is a Mississippi native with a full commitment… View Article
Valeria Hawkins
Posted On July 22, 2019 9:39 pm
Healthy Schools Program Manager Alliance for a Healthier Generation Inc. BUILDING HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES FOR A HEALTHIER GENERATION FOCUS I am working to make it easier for kids to develop healthy habits in Mississippi. In the United States, nearly 1 in 3 kids is already overweight or obese, and today’s generation could be the first to… View Article

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