Street outreach workers are doubling as messengers on avoiding infection. But the outbreak hasn’t stopped everyone. Nearly 200 street outreach workers continue to patrol the city’s streets in an effort to prevent the next shooting. These workers now assume a dual public health role: helping communities avert gun violence while simultaneously informing residents about the […]
The Mississippi Supreme Court should immediately impose a moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic “to prevent the expected and unprecedented rise in Mississippians being made homeless from evictions,” the Mississippi Center for Justice said in an emergency court filing.