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Our President & CEO, Gary A. Officer, calls on individuals, employers, and our society as a whole to create workplaces where every person is valued and respected. Read his full statement about generating the innovative, fundamental, and systemic changes that create pathways to economic opportunities for all Americans.
Our Call for Inclusive, Equitable Workplaces

Michael Raff

Deputy Director, City of Jackson Department of Human and Cultural Services

Mr. Raff has been a senior government official, political candidate, and community leader in Mississippi for over forty years. After resigning from the priesthood in 1971, he founded the Mississippi Legal Services Coalition, has run for several elected offices, and worked for several Mississippi governors and mayors of the City of Jackson. He received his M.A. in Theology and B.A. in Philosophy from Immaculate Conception Seminary after attending the University of Notre Dame.