by Nick Judin
Twice now, LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has made headlines for her strong public stance on Mississippi's response to COVID-19. Gov. Tate Reeves' delayed statewide shelter-at-home order came on the heels of her impassioned letter to state leadership: "In my opinion, (a shelter-in-place order) is the only additional thing we can do right now to decrease the force of the impact," she wrote on April 1.
by JFP Staff
The most influential people sometimes come from unlikely places. Meet more of Jackson's under-40 power group. They're creative, connected, engaged, and making waves in the capital city and Mississippi.
by Amber Helsel
Ariella's NY Delicatessen owner Alivia Ashburn-Townsend stands near the end of the curved white marble countertop talking to one of her staff members. Poke Stop owner Rachel Phuong Le stops quickly to say something to this reporter, and then rushes to her cash register once a couple of customers walk up to her counter.
by JFP Staff
We have a lot ofpower couples in Jackson—significant others who help their partners and the community. They are singers and church pastors and educators and entrepeneurs, and everything in between. This issue, we pay tribute to couples who are paving the way for a better Jackson, a better Mississippi and a better nation.
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