About This Chapter
Active since 2013, AFF Jackson offers fun and unique gatherings in Mississippi’s capital city. You can join a diverse group of young professionals that has a strong focus on economic policies and legislation adopted at the local, state, and national levels.
Promoting Prosperity in Mississippi
Join us for Happy Hour on Tuesday, July 31st, for an evening with Dr. Claudia Williamson and Dr. Brandon Cline from the Institute of Market Studies at Mississippi State University....
Jackson Marijuana Ordinances
In February, the Jackson city council amended an ordinance to decriminalize marijuana. Councilman De'Keither Stamps introduced the ordinance to amend Chapter 86 Article III. The measure passed. The amendment limits...
Mass Incarceration & Its Alternatives
Mississippi has a mass incarceration problem, with the fifth highest imprisonment rate in the country and a 38% recidivism rate. Fortunately, things are starting to change. Criminal justice reform has...
Nic Lott is a public servant who was the first African-American student body president elected at the University of Mississippi. The self-described conservative has previously worked under Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, Gov, Haley Barbour, U.S. Congressman J.C. Watts, and...more