Working Together Jackson Launches House Meeting Campaign

"Jerry Jones wants a decent place to take his wife to eat where they live in south Jackson. Bill Osborne, a retiree, says abandoned homes are ruining Jackson neighborhoods and wants to work on revitalizing them. They were among small groups of 10 at a church in south Jackson last week where they were asked to name the one thing they'd be willing to do to improve Jackson....

Working Together Jackson, a new coalition of churches, non-profits and other institutions, plans to hold around a dozen more similar meetings at New Horizon over the next month..."

Diverse Coalition Steps Up: Group Has Worked More than Two Years To Prepare for Action, Clarion Ledger