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  1. Walking Trails/Tracks

    Jackson needs more places to walk! Most of the city parks do not offer walking tracks and the ones that do need a major overhaul. How else will we combat the obesity problem if there are no public...

    Oct 9, 2013 by Eyvette Smith (5 points)

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  2. Culture or Cruelty?

    The only difference between Bull fighting and Dog fighting is one is deemed legal by man, one is deemed illegal by man. Slavery was once legal, as was oppression of women and murdering of Native...

    Nov 28, 2013 by NO BULLFIGHT (35 points)

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  3. Homeless Challenge

    Jackson has a high number of homeless individuals living on the streets and in shelters, and that number is quickly increasing. Their are many programs in place to bring awareness to the problem, and...

    Jan 12, 2014 by Osha Thomas (19 points)

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  4. It's time for Education and Crime to shake hands!

    A pathway/blueprint for a successful life "in most cases" is almost impossible without an education. But should a curriculum, which hasn't been truly tailored to the specific learning style and need...

    Oct 7, 2014 by Corey Griffith (10 points)

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  5. Keep Criminals in jail

    Why does Jackson need to add police when we allow people that commit crimes to go free. I have experienced someone being caught in the act of a crime, with evidence and they are back on the street in...

    Jul 3, 2014 by WC JR (20 points)

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  6. Mayor and JPD: Condemn Deadly Vigilantism

    When a friend's place of business was broken into while he was away, a JPD officer told him that he should buy a gun. Considering the recent spate of stand-your-ground killings nationally—most...

    Nov 9, 2013 by Tom Head (37 points)

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  7. Create a BIG Neighborhood watch initiative! Inspiring the community to look out for their communities again!

    1. Pick out the top 10 highest crime areas in the city; have a town hall meeting with each one (in a rally format).. 2.Bringing in different city officials/community leaders to speak and LISTEN to...

    Dec 10, 2013 by Martez Cobb (11 points)

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  8. Unity in Faith City Wide Revival

    I would like to have a city widde revival but I'm going to need help from prospective groups to do this as an united effort to help get their need met. one of the fundmental needs other than food,...

    Aug 28, 2014 by Deborah Young (5 points)

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  9. Help employ city residents

    I know that we have several programs that will assist people with finding a job. The Job Winn Center, Jobs for Jacksonians, and different job fairs held around the city. Some people don't have jobs...

    Dec 10, 2014 by Lawren Long (23 points)

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