2011 Annual Policy Conference: Navigating a Changing Political Landscape to Advance Economic Stability for Mississippi’s Working Families

Opening Plenary:

Presenters:

  • Darrin Webb, State Economist
  • Emily Wagster-Pettus, AP Political Reporter
  • Bobby Harrison, Capitol Correspondent, North East Mississippi Daily Journal
 

Breakout Sessions:

 Session 1:
 
A. Budget and Tax – Tax Reform and Job Creation for a Strong State Economy

Presenters:

  • Sara Miller, Senior Policy Analyst Mississippi Economic Policy Center
  • Elaine Mejia, Senior Program Associate Public Works, Demos  
 
B. Building Economic Security and Assets for Working Families Part 1 – Assessing Basic Economic Security and Building Pathways for Working Families

Presenters:

  • Sarah Welker, Policy Analyst Mississippi Economic Policy Center
  • Delese Harvey, Director D.C. Metro Area Family Economic Security, WOW
 
 Session 2:
 
C. Health Care Update Understanding Healthcare Reform in Mississippi

Presenters: 

 
 D. Building Economic Security and Assets for Working Families Part 2 – Making Mississippi Competitive: Solutions for Building Assets in Low-Wealth Communities

Presenters:  

  • Antwyn Brown, Policy Analyst Mississippi Economic Policy Center
  • Alicia N. Netterville, Community Organizer Center for Responsible Lending
  • Felicia Lyles, VP Regional Branch  Administrator Hope Credit Union