• EBCC leadership graduate raises breast cancer awareness

    BILOXI, Mississippi—- Shirley Moses is a Biloxi senior citizen living at Cadet Point and a recent graduate of the East Biloxi Community Collaborative’s (EBCC) Leadership Training.  She is also a go-getter, and most days you can find her posting information on the bulletin board at Cadet Point, decorating the lobby,

  • Students helping students

    High school Students tutor and mentor students at Gorenflo and Nichols Elementary BILOXI, Mississippi— Students at Biloxi High School are giving students at Gorenflo and Nichols Elementary the academic help they need through a special afterschool tutoring program funded by the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC).  The high school students

  • EBCC graduates first leaders

    BILOXI, Mississippi — Tomesha Davis grew up in East Biloxi and still considers East Biloxi home.  Now, in her role as Director of Client Services for Habitat for Humanity Gulf Coast, she serves residents in the area.  Davis was one of  7 recent graduates of the first East Biloxi Community

  • EBCC helps residents address road construction concerns

    Years of Biloxi residents living in a road construction nightmare prompted the organization of East Biloxi in Motion, a project under the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) that helps residents focus on addressing concerns in their community.  Major infrastructure work began on Biloxi streets in 2014, and residents, especially those

  • Healthcare Town Hall Meetings

    BILOXI, Mississippi—Healthcare has been a major topic in politics for many years now, and with changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the horizon, The East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) partnered with Mississippi Health Advocacy Program (MHAP) to provide information on how federal changes can affect Mississippians. Residents gathered

  • Community Sports

    BILOXI, Mississippi—Community sport is about more than fun and games for Raquel Eason and the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC).  It’s about community engagement and a sense of belonging for children and their entire families. In her desire to have more local sport activities for her own children, Eason found

  • School Supply Giveaway

    BILOXI, Mississippi — More than 300 students started the school year off right with the supplies they needed thanks to the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) in partnership with Coastal Women for Change (CWC). The annual school supply giveaway took place at the Gruich Community Center in late July right

  • East Biloxi In Motion Day of Action

    BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Residents in East Biloxi met Saturday, September 16th to discuss their frustrations with the condition of their neighborhoods. Oscar Renda, the city’s contractor, began a massive infrastructure project in 2014. Nearly four years later, residents are dealing with street flooding, clogged drains, and damage to their vehicles. Raquel

  • Rain Holds Off for East Biloxi Juneteenth Celebration

    BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -The rain held off at Henry Beck Park of the annual Juneteenth celebration sponsored by the East Biloxi Community Collaborative on Saturday. Ward 2 Councilman Felix Gines read a proclamation from Mayor Gilich declaring June 17 as Juneteenth Freedom Day. "We celebrate the Juneteenth holiday in an

  • East Biloxi to Celebrate Juneteenth by Honoring Local Celebrities

    Monday marks the annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, called Juneteenth, but many are kicking off the celebration early over the weekend. The East Biloxi Community Collaborative is hosting an event from 3-8 p.m. Saturday that will include an awards ceremony to honor three “I