Motivation To Graduation Dropout Prevention Forum

Community leaders and partners met in the MPB Auditorium to address Mississippi's current dropout crisis and discussed solutions to increase the overall graduation rate throughout the state.

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MPB Education Community Champions

Find out more about the 2016 MPB Education Community Champions.

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Can I Kick It? 2016 Youth Summer Media Institute

Check out public service announcements from the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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MPB internships offer an inside look at the media industry

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Harold Owens did not start out in life knowing he wanted to work in media. Growing up in a rough neighborhood, then joining the military, it took Hal a lot of time before he landed at Mississippi College, studying public relations. He spent his summer interning with MPB.

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And The Winner Is...

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The MPB Can I Kick It? Summer Media Institute wrapped up this week with a showcase in the MPB Auditorium. Students performed music, skits, dance and written word in addition to presenting their final Public Service Announcements.

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CIKI Rocks Cleveland

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On Wednesday, students with the MPB Can I Kick It? Summer Media Institute visited Cleveland, Mississippi, to tour the Grammy Museum and work with the professionals at the Delta Music Institute at Delta State university.

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And... Action!

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This week the MPB Can I Kick It? Summer Institute Students finished filming their public service announcements. This Wednesday, they will hit the road to learn about sound and music production in Cleveland, MS.

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Summer Institute Students Begin Filming Public Service Announcement Videos

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The students left the classroom and hit the road, to record their public service announcements around the Jackson area.

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Can I Kick It? continues with days 2 and 3

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The Institute moves into days two and three, with the students learning more and more about production and themselves.

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MPB kicks off the Can I Kick It? Summer Media Institute

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Starting July 18, students from across Mississippi will be at MPB learning how to storyboard, produce, shoot and edit their own short video productions.

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2016 CIKI Ambassadors' Training

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After an intense recruitment process, Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) launched its first Can I Kick It? Ambassadors' Training. In an effort to increase Mississippi’s overall graduation rate, MPB is starting a new peer-to-peer initiative which is designed to offer a youth-led approach.

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Community Champion: Marc Fomby

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Marc Fomby is a Certified Prevention Specialist and the founding CEO of FTC Prevention Services, LLC in Pearl, Mississippi. He is our February Community Champion.

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Community Champion: John Neal

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John Neal serves as the Associate Superintendent of Community Relations and Dropout Prevention for the Hinds County School District, and is MPB's Community Champion for January 2016.

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