Taylor, Donald R.
March 1999
Policy & Practice of Public Human Services;Mar1999, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p12
Features the Mississippi Department of Human Services' triad of innovative programs to promote moral responsibility and accountability while at the same time addressing the issue of poverty on Mississippi's children. `Just Wait' sexual abstinence campaign for youth; Responsible Fatherhood Initiative; Mississippi Access and Visitation Program allowing both parents to be involved in their children's developmental stages.


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