Charlton Johnson has been named a vice president of Together for Hope, leading the Delta Region of the nonprofit empowerment ministry. Johnson came to Together for Hope from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he was serving as a…
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has issued an urgent appeal for donations to provide food, water, clothing and housing for Mississippi Delta residents whose trailer homes were shredded Dec. 14 by tornadoes and storms that also ripped through parts of Louisiana,…
Every June, that work culminates in the wildly-popular Swim Camp, where children and teenagers not only learn to swim but learn to pursue leadership through lifeguarding, volunteering and interning with Together For Hope.
With a precise focus on literacy and leadership development, Together For Hope continues to build children’s imaginations for what is possible beyond the limited view of poverty.
Like the muddy shores of the Mississippi, the Delta’s storied African American communities have always confronted both the abundance and the peril of life in the Delta, hoping to God that the levee holds.
View the photo gallery of Arkansas Delta.
Watch a video with Janee’ Tisby talking about poverty.
Watch the interview with Earnest Womack talking about poverty.
Watch the video with Janee’ Tisby talking about volunteers.