• 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

  • EBCC To Host Annual Juneteenth Celebration

    BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Two years after they were officially freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves received word on their freedom on June 19, 1865. And for the 152nd year, people across the country will unite to commemorate the turning point in history. The East Biloxi Community Collaborative will join the

  • More Concerns Over East Biloxi Roadwork

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  • WLOX: Biloxi Festival Gives Out 2,500 Pounds of Groceries to Families in Need

    WLOX.com – The News for South Mississippi Praise Temple of Biloxi and the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) partnered up Saturday for the second annual Fall Community Empowerment Festival. Biloxi families filled Henry Beck Park to enjoy all sorts of fun games, including costume contests, bounce houses, and several giveaways.

  • WXXV: Spreading Positive Messages at Gorenflo Elementary

    WXXV25.com – Local News Don’t ignore it – report it. That’s the message “Sir Rod Patterson” brought to students at Gorenflo Elementary School in Biloxi this morning. Parents for public schools and the East Biloxi Community Collaborative are sponsoring the motivational speaker as he brings his positive presentation about anti-bullying