Mississippi will have a rally with individuals who have been affected by incarceration in the state. The rally will be comprised of various speakers and a visual demonstration with 76 pinwheels in memory of the 76 individuals who died in Mississippi prisons last year. Following the rally, we will have a press conference. After the press conference, we will meet with legislators to discuss the status and future of justice in Mississippi.
12:40pm: Press conference
1pm: Meeting with legislators and stakeholders
Speakers: Monica Atkins, Pauline Rogers, Mayor of Jackson Chokwe Lamumba (TBD), CJ Rhodes, Miss Mississippi (TBD)
Participating Legislators: State Rep. Cheikh Taylor State Sen. Derrik Simmons