West Central Jackson Improvement Association Meeting, Other Meetings

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West Central Jackson Improvment Associaiton (WCJIA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 19th at 6:00 pm at Lynch Street CME Church. WCJIA is the umbrella organization for all 14 neighborhood associations in the area. On Thursday, they will welcome JSU’s Vice President of Business and Finance, Michael Thomas and he will present the JSU Master Plan.

For additional information contact Senator Sollie Norwood at (601) 352-1205 or Fran Bridges (601) 454-6349.

Additional WJ Meetings/Events listed below.

Tuesday, March 17
5:30 PM – Jackson Public Schools Board – 621 South State Street

7:00 PM – “The Noose and Pyre: Lynching and Racial Violence as
Social Control” with Dr. Deborah H. Barnes – Ayer Hall, JSU

Wednesday, March 18
9:00 AM – West Jackson Alliance – Koinonia Coffee House
Our chance to find roles to fill in revitalizing West Jackson

12:00 PM – Dr. K. C. Morrison – Old Capitol Museum, 2d floor
“African American Political Participation in MS Reconstruction”

5:30 PM – “Sister Act: Margaret Walker and Eudora Welty”
with biographer Dr. Carolyn Brown – Eudora Welty Education and
Visitors Center, 1109 Pinehurst Street

6:00 PM – “From Selma to Ferguson, African American Women as Change Agents” – JSU Student Center Ballroom
Nsombi Lambright, One Vice
Dr. Ivye Allen, Foundation for the Mid South
Kenya Collins, State Director – Obama for America
Constance Gordon, Gordon Consulting Group
Natalie Nicholson, JSU Women’s Council on Philanthropy

Thursday, March 19
1:30 PM – Central MS Continuum of Care – Stewpot Community Center
new members welcome to the re-organized community-wide coalition
of people who want to work to end homelessness in MS – board elections,
ongoing discussion of what needs to be done and how best to do it together

6:00 PM – “Jackson State University’s Master Plan” is the main topic for the
West Central Jackson Improvement Association meeting at
Lynch Street CME Church, 2175 John R. Lynch Street

Friday, March 20
9 AM – Friday Forum – Koinonia Coffee House

Saturday, March 21
10:00 AM – “A Day in the Life of a Judge” with Circuit Court Judge Tomie
Green – League of Women Voters meeting, MS College School of Law,
Room 300, 151 East Griffith Street

Monday, March 23
4:00 PM – Jackson City Council Work Session – City Hall
These Monday work sessions the day before regular, televised formal
Council meetings are where you hear issues discussed in detail.

Tuesday, March 24
9:00 AM – Vision 2022 Housing Subcommittee – Jackson Chamber,
old fire station next to City Hall – all individuals and groups concerned
about housing in Jackson should attend to work toward what is needed

6:00 PM – Jackson City Council Meeting – JSU e-Center

6:00 PM – “The Furrow of His Brow: The Lost History of Black Lynch Mobs”
with Dr. Deborah H. Barnes – JSU COFO Center, 1017 John R. Lynch St.

Wednesday, March 25
12:00 PM – Stephen Middleton – Old Capitol Museum, 2d floor
“The Politics of Expedience: Reconstruction and the Enfranchisement
of African American Males in the South”

Thursday, March 26
8:30 AM – 12 noon – Utility Energy Efficiency Programs Showcase –
for home, business and industrial users – Jackson Convention Complex

5:30 – 7 PM – Discussion of Margaret Walker’s Jubilee led by
Dr. Alferdteen Harrison – Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center,
Bloom Street – part of “Jackson Reads” initiative of the City of Jackson

Friday, March 27
9:00 AM – Friday Forum – Koinonia Coffee House

Tuesday, March 31
6:00 PM – “Written in Blood: Discourses in Lynching” with Dr. Deborah H.
Barnes – Gallery 1, University Place, John R. Lynch Street near Dalton

Wednesday, April 1
5:00 PM – Jackson Housing Authority Public Hearing on its proposed
Annual and 5-Year Plan Modifications for FY 2015 – Board Room
(enter south side of building), JHA, 2747 Livingston Road – Draft plan
available now at JHA office

If you want to get regular emails about upcoming meetings in the area, please email Jan Hillegas at newmsian@hotmail.com.

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