Rob Barnett (JD ’14) Talks About His Trip to Mississippi

Another post from the student voices blog, including artwork of our Delta Fellow hard at work!  Thanks to all of our students who traveled to the region over spring break… and to all of the people in Mississippi who made them feel so welcome. Student Voices: Eating Well in the Mississippi Delta Over spring break, I was lucky to travel to the Mississippi Delta on a pro bono trip with...
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END OF YEAR CELEBRATION: TUES, 4/17, GRIS 110

Join the Mississippi Delta Project at 6:30 pm as we welcome new leaders and celebrate the outstanding work of our four student teams. All are welcome. BBQ dinner will be provided!
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Kimberly Newberry (JD ’14) Shares Her Experiences On Mississippi Spring Break Trip

Check out this “Student Voices” post, copied below, in which HLS student Kimberly Newberry shares her experiences on a spring break trip organized by Mississippi Delta Fellow Nate Rosenberg. Student Voices: Learning About Land Rights in Mississippi The Mississippi Delta is populated by more juke joints than Starbucks (and rightly so as the birthplace of the blues). Nightly strolls are...
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Wednesday, Apr. 4: Frank Laski Speaks to the Delta Project

p5rn7vb This Wednesday, the HLS Mississippi Delta Project is pleased to welcome Frank Laski, former Executive Director of the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee of Massachusetts.  Mr. Laski will discuss trends in mental health policy–from the criminal justice system to community based services–and their impact on low-income individuals. He will also offer potential solutions to improve...
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Mental Health/Substance Abuse Policy Initiative March 2012 Blogpost

Since the beginning of this school year, myself and other members of the Mental Health/Substance Abuse policy initiative have been working on a report on the state of mental health in Mississippi. Specifically, the report is focused on identifying the problem areas within Mississippi’s mental health system so that we can begin to help our partner-on-the-ground, the Southern Institute for Mental...
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Delta Project Food Initiative Team Leader Ona Balkus’s blog post on the Clinical and Pro Bono Office Blog

Student Voices: From Farm to School in Mississippi Posted on February 13, 2012 Today’s dispatch comes from Ona Balkus, a second-year joint degree student at Harvard Law School and Harvard School of Public Health. Ona spent her winter term working with the Mississippi Food Policy Council as part of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic. She is also a member of the student practice organization...
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