Accelerate Mississippi Recompete Strategy (SDG)

*2023 Strategy Development Grant Recipient

Application Title: Accelerate Mississippi Recompete Strategy (SDG)

Lead Applicant: Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES)

State(s) Served: Mississippi

Applicant-Defined Region: 40 census tracts spanning four regions: (1) the City of Jackson, Mississippi; (2) the Greater Hattiesburg MSA; and (3) the Mississippi Delta region

Contact: Robert Deyoung (

Accelerate Mississippi Recompete Strategy, led by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES), will organize a strategy to address regional PAEG; identify and evaluate barriers to labor force participation and occupational skills attainment in key regions and industry sectors; and develop strategic implementation planning.

Strategy Development Grant Narrative (PDF)

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