Community Partners

Community Partners

Exposure. Endorsement. Influence.

Building a healthier Mississippi requires input from people and organizations with diverse interests and perspectives. More than 90 partner organizations have joined our work groups or contributed to the State Health Improvement Plan! UProot believes that no matter what sector your organization works in within the state, you can play a role in spreading solutions that will improve the health of all of our state’s residents. 

Get Involved

Learn about how your organization can become an Uproot partner!


Uproot Partners

Alcorn State University Extension Services

American Cancer Society

Alzheimer’s Mississippi / UMMC MIND Center

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi

Boat People SOS

Bower Foundation

Brain Injury Association of Mississippi

Catholic Charities Jackson

Center for Mississippi Health Policy

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Mississippi

Choctaw Health Center

City of Jackson

Coahoma Community College – Health Sciences

Community Health Center Association of Mississippi

Community Health – Prevention Intervention  Education and Research (PIER)

Converge Mississippi

Delta Medical Foundation

Dependable Source Corporation

Dept of Human Services – SNAP

Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

Double-Up Food Bucks Mississippi

East Central Planning & Development District

Eliza Pillars Registered Nurses of Mississippi

Families as Allies

Feeding The Gulf Coast

Foundation for the Mid-South

Golden Triangle Planning & Development District

Hope Credit Union – Policy and Advocacy

Housing and Urban Development of Mississippi

Innovative Behavioral Services, Inc.

Jackson Police Department

Jackson State University

Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center

Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review (PEER)

Madison County Citizens Services Agency

March of Dimes

Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

Mississippi Association of Supervisors

Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians

Mississippi Blood Services

Mississippi Board of Nursing

Mississippi Business Group on Health

Mississippi Center for Justice

Mississippi Center for Violence Prevention

Mississippi Community College Board

Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce

Mississippi Department of Education

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Mississippi Department of Human Services

Mississippi Department of Mental Health

Mississippi Department of Public Safety

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks

Mississippi Division of Medicaid

Mississippi Economic Council

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation

Mississippi Food Network – Back Pack Program

Mississippi Health Care Alliance

Mississippi Health Care Association

Mississippi Health Information Network

Mississippi Healthcare Alliance

Mississippi Hospital Association

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

Mississippi Legislative Budget Office

Mississippi Municipal League

Mississippi Nurses Association

Mississippi Public Health Association

Mississippi Public Health Institute

Mississippi Rural Health Association

Mississippi Rural Water Association

Mississippi Society for Disabilities

Mississippi State Medical Association

Mississippi State University – College of Forest Resources

Mississippi State University – Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion

Mississippi State University – Migrant Education Service Center

Mississippi State University – Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station

Mississippi State Extension Service

Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center

Mississippi Urban League

Morehouse School of Medicine

MS Center for Autism & Related Developmental Disabilities

My Brother’s Keeper

National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Central Mississippi Chapter

National Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute – Biloxi

NMHS Unlimited/The Good Life

North Central Planning & Development District

North Delta Planning & Development District

Northeast Mississippi Planning and Development District

The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi

Rush Health Systems

Small Business Administration

Society of St. Andrew – Mississippi

Surge Advisors

Tallahatchie General Hospital

Teen Health Mississippi

The Good Samaritan Center

Three Rivers Planning & Development District

Tougaloo College – Delta Health Partners

United Way of the Capital Area

University of Mississippi Medical Center

University of Southern Mississippi

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine