Mississippi Learning Institute

S.T.A.R.S. – “Sistas Teaching and Raising Sons”

Project Goal: Empower single mothers to provide equitable outcomes for their sons through school readiness, early literacy, and positive self-concept activities.  As a community based engagement project, S.T.A.R.S. will create a support system to address education support and advocacy, social and emotional wellness, and financial literacy.

Monthly support and engagement meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday night of each month at 5:30 p.m. in Mississippi Learning Institute (MLI). The MLI is located in the Sally Barksdale Building on the campus of Jackson State University.  Child care services and dinner are provided.  For a topical review of prior and current meetings, click on the links below.


2015 Monthly Meetings and Activities

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