Jessica L. Carter

Executive Director, Jackson


Melissa Garriga

Director of Communications, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Samantha Holland

Outreach and Program Coordinator, North Mississippi

As a native Mississippian, a product of public schools, and the daughter of a teacher and attorney, I grew up witnessing the impact a quality education has on every level- from individual to state-wide. My parents instilled in me a deep appreciation of education and of people, teaching me to be open and accepting to all who cross my path. I believe that Mississippi and its people have so much potential, so much vibrancy, so much brilliance to offer the rest of the world. Ours to Change offers a way for me to be a part of a lasting movement that will propel Mississippi forward through the quality public education of its children.