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MBLI is a community of scholars, elected officials, business leaders, and community organizers who work together to share ideas and solutions in addition to providing support, information, and access to other local, emerging professionals and political leaders working towards progressive change.
MBLS is a statewide gathering for people of color who are elected officials, school officials, religious leaders, or community advocates. Discussed at the summit are issues that impact communities of color, successful models for governance, and practical strategies that work both collectively and within local communities that help move the state forward.
MBLI Application Deadline
Applications are being accepted to the 2016-2017 provisional class of the Mississippi Black Leadership Institute. The deadline to complete the application process is June 10, 2016.
MBLS Save the Date
October 20, 2016