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Press Yearly Archives: 2016

Delta Health Alliance Receives $30 Million Grant from the US Department of Education for Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Delta Health Alliance has been awarded a five-year $30 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education to fund and create the Deer Creek Promise Neighborhood in Washington County.  This new grant will allow Delta Health Alliance to continue and expand its programs similar to the Indianola Promise Community it manages in Sunflower County. Bill
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $600,000 Grant To Improve Leland Medical Clinic

  Delta Health Alliance has been awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and expand the use of electronic health records at its Leland Medical Clinic. This grant provided funding throughout the country to small, rural health providers in clinics or hospitals. Daniel Thomas,
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Leland Medical Clinic and Leland School District form partnership for services

The Leland Medical Clinic (LMC) and Leland School District are partnering to bring medical and behavioral services to the district. The executed agreement allows Leland Medical the opportunity to expand its community outreach and provide services outside of the clinic and gives Leland School District additional resources for its students and their families for medical
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Delta DREAMS

  INDIANOLA, Miss. – A foundation in financial literacy is leading to a soon-to-be laid foundation to a new home for Sheila Rosco. “This will be my first home and I am so excited. I’ll have that sense of security,” said the Indianola mother. “Once I complete DREAMS, I’m ready to go.” Delta DREAMS, or
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Integrating Family Financial Security into Cradle-to-Career Pipelines: Learning Lessons from Promise Neighborhoods

Indianola Promise Community was recognized in Washington, DC for its outstanding work in helping Indianola families become financially independent through IPC’s Financial Literacy program.  For more information about financial literacy and opportunities through Delta DREAMS (Dollars reinvested in Education and Assets to Maximize Success), contact Alexis Hynes, Program Coordinator at 662.207.9765 or 662.686.3930 or by
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DHA IPC Summer Camps 2017

This announcement solicits summer program applications in 2017 for children and adolescents in Indianola, Mississippi attending Lockard Elementary, Carver Elementary, Merritt Middle and Gentry High Schools. The purpose of the Summer Camps 2017 Funding Opportunity is specifically to establish innovative opportunities that support youth vocabulary and reading comprehension enhancement, over the summer months, while school is not in session.
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U.S. Secretary of Education King visits Indianola during tour

September 15 was no ordinary Thursday in Indianola, Mississippi. It’s not every day that the U.S. Secretary of Education rolls into town in a big yellow bus. But that’s exactly what happened when John B. King, Jr, US Secretary of Education, and senior Department of Education officials stopped at Carver Elementary School. King and his
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Diabetes

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