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Ask For More Jackson Salutes Bronze Award Winner

Ask For More Jackson salutes Mrs. Rosie R. Williams, a Green Elementary School Parent for achieving the Bronze Level Award for her participation in parent engagement activities for the 2017-2018 school year.     Ask For More Jackson’s Parents Leading and Learning Initiative (PLLI) promotes and encourages parental engagement 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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Ask For More Jackson Joins Southern Policy & Practice Network

We at Ask For More Jackson are proud to announce our membership in the Southern Policy & Practice Network. The Southern Policy & Practice Network (SP&PN) is a learning and action group made of stakeholders committed to equitable outcomes for children from Florida, Georgia, Mississippi North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas....

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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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Ask For More Arts Helps Teachers Combine Art and Black History

Onstage inside the Walton Elementary School auditorium, a group of teachers, still in their school name-tags, are acting fast. Under the guidance of Sharon Miles, education director at New Stage Theatre of Jackson, they improvise scenes from the Civil Rights Movement, like the Montgomery Bus Boycott and counter sit-ins.  ...

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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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