2019 MIRA Civic Engagement Day Legislative Priorities: House of Representatives


After our 12:30PM news conference in the Capitol building’s rotunda, participants formed delegations (about 6 people per group) and moved to meet with specific legislators. The delegations included immigrants and people from Mississippi’s Latino and Muslim communities; there was also a bilingual person in each group to translate for any non-English speakers. Each delegation was … Continue reading 2019 MIRA Civic Engagement Day Legislative Priorities: House of Representatives

Welcome New MIRA Staff Members


Welcome Luis Espinoza, a native of Ecuador, who has been publishing La Noticia, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper in Mississippi, for nearly twenty years. He has been associated with MIRA since our founding, and tells our story to Latino communities throughout the state. Luis has extensive relations with Latino communities, and while continuing his journalistic work, … Continue reading Welcome New MIRA Staff Members