Atlanta meeting kicks off grant by JPMorgan Chase & Co. for Network for Southern Economic Mobility

December 13, 2018

A meeting this week in Atlanta kicked off a $75,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to MDC in support of the Network for Southern Economic Mobility, a group of Southern communities committed to increasing upward economic mobility for youth and young adults in the lowest income brackets .Continue reading Atlanta meeting kicks off grant by JPMorgan Chase & Co. for Network for Southern Economic Mobility

Making College Accessible to Everyone: A Q&A with Russell Lowery-Hart, President Amarillo College

June 26, 2018

Amarillo College President Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, a partner in MDC’s Partners for Postsecondary Success initiative, is becoming a national model for how to infuse a community college’s culture with the understanding that poverty is a major barrier to student completion and success.Continue reading Making College Accessible to Everyone: A Q&A with Russell Lowery-Hart, President Amarillo College

MDC’s State of the South 2018 calls for Southerners to “recover their courage” and build a region where all can belong, thrive, and contribute

April 10, 2018

MDC marks its 50th anniversary with the release of its 2018 State of the South report, “Recovering Our Courage,” a look back at where we’ve been since MDC’s founding and ahead at where we need to go.Continue reading MDC’s State of the South 2018 calls for Southerners to “recover their courage” and build a region where all can belong, thrive, and contribute