Leaders from Three States to Address Globalization and the Delta in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - Participants in the Mid-South Delta Leaders program will meet in Jonesboro June beginning today at the Holiday Inn for training and discussions on how globalization impacts the lower Mississippi Delta.

Speakers include representatives from Hytrol, Riceland Foods, Rural Sourcing, Accelerate Arkansas, Cache Beauty Supply, Beacons and Bridges, and the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development.

The MDSL is an 18-month community leadership development program aimed at increasing the intellectual capital in the tri-state Delta region of Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.