About Southern Echo

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Southern Echo is a leadership development, education and training organization working to develop effective accountable grassroots leadership in the African-American communities in rural Mississippi and the surrounding region through comprehensive training and technical assistance programs.
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Vision

Vision

Our bold vision is to end the institutional, structural and systemic racism in Mississippi and the Southern Region that drives inequitable economic policies and to bring about an educational system that provides every student – regardless of race, gender, religion, zip code or disability – with a first-rate, quality public education.
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Team

Team

Get to know the hearts and minds behind Southern Echo.
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Partnerships, Alliances, Collaborations

Partnerships, Alliances, Collaborations

No single organization has sufficient capacity on its own to impact the formation and implementation of public policy. Many organizations working together on common ground can build a stronger foundation in the struggle than a single organization operating alone.
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History of Southern Echo

History of Southern Echo

Southern Echo was founded in 1989 to build the capacity of African American communities to form a network of new, accountable grassroots community organizations, on an inter-generational model. Southern Echo provided training, technical and legal assistance. The primary goal was to empower the community to impact the formation and implementation of public policy.
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1350 Livingston Lane

Jackson, MS 39213

(601) 982-6400

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