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Ask for More Jackson Announces Gwen Gardner as Assistant Director

UBUNTU:  I am because we are. Gwendolyn (Gwen) Gardner has served as Principal in Residence for Ask for More Jackson (AFMJ) for almost 3 years. She has carried out this role with enthusiasm, experience and knowledge and a deep connection to principals, teachers, students and the communities we serve.  However,...

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Saturday School is So Cool at Johnson!

Ask for More Jackson is proud to be the convening partner with schools in the Lanier Pattern since 2000.  Saturday School is just one of the initiatives sponsored and supported by Ask for More Jackson. On Saturday, February 2, 2019, 138 selected scholars attended the first 2019 Saturday school at...

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Ask For More Jackson Honors 5 with Outstanding Educator Award

Presented in conjunction with the Community Foundation for Mississippi, represented by COO Jackie Bailey and Director of Finance Dawn Upchurch, Ask For More Jackson honored 5 Jackson Public School District teachers who go above and beyond inside and outside their classrooms at the annual Outstanding Educator Awards. Selected by their...

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Giving Back During Back-To-School Time

On August 8th, Jackson Public School District will be in full swing with busy teachers, students, parents, and administrators. Consider giving back to the Jackson Public School scholars and teachers by helping teachers and families in need with school supplies!   Ask For More: For Students   Donate school supplies....

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2017 Leadership Academy Round-Up: Part 3

Carolyn Jolivette, Executive Director of Ask for More Jackson, had glowing comments about the Leadership Academy interns and expressed her pride in them and all of their hard work. “The culminating event for the Leadership Academy embodied so much of what the students had learned over the course of these...

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2017 Leadership Academy Round-Up: Part 2

Ask For More Jackson held the Well-Being Promise Program at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Jackson. Family, friends, mentors and grantees came to listen in on what the interns had been working on the last four months, including Adriennah Triggs, Miss Senior of Lanier High School, Briashia Linburgen, Miss Homecoming...

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2017 Leadership Academy Round-Up: Part 1

Leadership is formally defined as the action of leading a group of people or an organization. Ask for More Jackson’s E3, Engage, Enlighten, and Employ’s Leadership Academy pushes that definition further. At E3, being a leader means to be a positive, influential go-getter that inspires others to be their best...

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