MBLI is a community of scholars, elected officials, business leaders, and community organizers that work together to share ideas and solutions in addition to providing access to other local, emerging professionals and political leaders working toward progressive change.
The goal of MBLI is to expand a statewide network of progressive leaders who are able to advance an agenda of equity for marginalized Mississippians whose voices are often underrepresented.
How is MBLI implemented?
MBLI members commit to a nine - month long series of sessions during which the will study curriculum exposing them to a wide range of topics. This curriculum includes topics such as: civic engagement, public policy, effective governance, state history, and relationship building. Participants are educated using models of work, expert panels and a variety of texts.