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Community Outreach

In addition to intellectual development, the school’s academic program stresses political/social involvement in our society.  Our school is named after a grassroots community leader who fearlessly led the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to the National Convention in pursuit of people’s basic civil rights.  Her courage in the face of challenge, and her tenacity in struggling for justice, are values that we hope will inspire our own students to become activists in their own communities.

One of the core principles upon which FLHFHS was founded is a commitment and service to the community and participation within the larger society.  Our community service and internship program is the embodiment of this notion.