Jackson County Civic Action Committee, Inc.
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
Jackson County Civic Action Committee, Inc. -- in partnership with The American Red Cross South Mississippi Chapter, the YMCA of South Mississippi, America's Promise Alliance Mississippi Gulf Coast Promise Zone, Jackson County Head Start, Boys and Girls Clubs of Jackson and George counties, City of Pascagoula and City of Moss Point -- will host a team of AmeriCorps members to carry out activities in Jackson County to improve the educational outlook of children. Activities include Classroom Companions, Teacher Mentors, Volunteer and Leadership Specialists, Mayor's Youth Council Specialist, Youth Outreach Specialist, Summer Youth Program Specialists, After-school Mentors, After-School Counselor, Aquatics specialist, Community Educator and Youth Volunteer Specialist. The program will heavily involve youth and retirees to bring the best of what both generations have to offer to improve educational outcomes for youth in the impoverished communities of Jackson County, Miss.