Before racial divides can be torn down, people need to come together and simply listen to the each other, to understand how others feel, think and learn how experiences have shaped their lives. That’s why about 25 Oxford-area residents took part in a recent retreat designed to open dialogue between the races.
The Amos Network of Lafayette County will hold its next Homebuyer Education Workshop at 9 a.m. March 13 in the Magnolia Auditorium of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. The workshop is HUD certified and free to all participants. For more information, contact Janice F. Carr at 662-380-0662 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. (March 5, 2010)
Western Hills neighbors joined with members of the Amos Network Saturday to continue work on a new neighborhood park. The idea has been around for some 25 years, but the partnership between the two groups is finally bringing it to fruition. (January 18, 2010, Page 1)