Delta Directions Consortium (DDC)

 

The Delta Directions Consortium (DDC) is an interdisciplinary network of individuals, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and foundations that work together to create positive social change in the multi-state Mississippi Delta Region.

In addition to numerous broad programs and specific projects that evolve as needs and interests change, DDC partners collaborate on four long-term signature initiatives:

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For general information about the Delta Directions Consortium, please contact John J. Green with the Southern Rural Development Center at (662) 325-0595!

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Lead coordinating partners in the DDC include the following organizations:

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Keith Fulcher


Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University 

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Laurence Simon


Center for Population Studies at the University of Mississippi and the Delta Fellows Program

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Anne Cafer


Harvard Law School Food and Law Policy Clinic and Harvard Law School Mississippi Delta Project

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Emma Scott


Mississippi Delta Partnership in Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Bizu Gelaye


Shackouls Honors College at Mississippi State University and Delta Scholars Program

(Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact for the Delta Scholars Program: deltascholars@honors.msstate.edu)


Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Devon Brenner


Southern Rural Development Center and the Delta Regional Forum

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: John J. Green


Winokur Family Foundation

Delta Directions Consortium Point of Contact: Dee Winokur

 

 

 

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Delta Directions

The Delta Directions Consortium (DDC) is an interdisciplinary network of individuals, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and foundations that work together to create positive social change in the multi-state Mississippi Delta Region.

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Excel By 5

An innovative program designed to encourage and assist communities to become actively involved in supporting their young children

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The Box Project

Providing support for the growth and success of recipient families with the goal of alleviating suffering and increasing self sufficiency

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Community Digital Scholars Program

Through the Community Digital Scholars Program, schools across the state receive access to cutting-edge digital courses at no charge.

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Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center

Matching potential volunteers and nonprofits in eleven counties in northwest Mississippi through Get Connected - an online volunteer management system. Capacity building workshops for nonprofits are also offered.

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Panola County Community Foundation

Serving as a bridge between an individual's personal desire to give and the fulfillment of that charitable will. The Panola County Community Foundation is unique in that funds can be distributed across a wide range of needs including areas such as education, healthcare, and early-intervention programs.

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