Home » NEWS » Govt/Politics » Bloomberg back in Jackson to tout criminal justice reform
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke in Downtown Jackson in 2018. Photo by Ross Reily

Bloomberg back in Jackson to tout criminal justice reform

Michael Bloomberg — presidential candidate, billionaire and former mayor of New York City — is visiting Jackson.

He is scheduled to speak at a criminal justice reform roundtable with Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, as well as community leaders.

Bloomberg was in Jackson last November to announce the city had been named a Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge winner.

Jackson received $1 million for its Fertile Ground project, which aims to address nutrition and food equity in Mississippi.

— WAPT

BEFORE YOU GO…

… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About MBJ Newswires