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Volunteer Greater Jackson Launches

The Greater Jackson Chamber is proud to announce the opening of the Volunteer Greater Jackson (VGJ) center. VGJ is one of the exciting initiatives to emerge from Vision 2022—the Chamber's long-term plan to develop and improve economic opportunities within the Greater Jackson area. VGJ will connect volunteers and businesses to non-profits, arts and civic groups in and around Jackson. It will match the skills and schedules of volunteers with opportunities at organizations in need. Additionally, VGJ will educate volunteers and receiving organizations in best practices, coordinate volunteer activities for days of service or disaster relief, and facilitate corporate volunteer...

JSU’s Kumar outlines Jackson revitalization plan

Jackson State University's Dr. Mukesh Kumar has outlined a plan for Jackson revitalization that now will go to local residents and communities for fine-tuning.

Speaking Thursday at the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership offices next to City Hall, Kumar revealed a three-part plan that addresses key elements of making a more livable city.

Before an overflow audience of city officials, neighborhood association representatives and local business and civic leaders, the interim chair of JSU's Department of Urban and Regional Planning defined the revitalization areas as:

•  Highway 18 Traffic Corridor (from I-20 into downtown); ...

Jackson Group at Community Progress Leadership Institute

Jackson, MS was chosen as one of eight cities to attend the 2014 Community Progress Leadership Institute (CPLI), a training program focused on equipping leaders with the skills to address large inventories of blighted and vacant properties for the benefit of their communities. CPLI, a program of the national Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), will be held at Harvard Law School March 18-21, 2014. The delegation left March 18. Jackson was selected as a direct result of the efforts of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership’s Vision 2022 Core City Committee. Vision 2022/ONE Voice is a bold, multi-year plan to transform the...

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VISION 2022 is a bold, multi-year plan to transform the Greater Jackson Region into a destination community that attracts businesses, families and tourists for its quality and economic opportunity. Crafted by a diverse public-private leadership group and the feedback of hundreds of local stakeholders, Vision 2022 lays out a blueprint for pursuing four integrative goals — creating places, wealth, talent and connections — crucial to developing Greater Jackson into the vibrant region it can be.

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