Bradley Long is a Research Associate at Mississippi State University’s Social Science Research Center (SSRC). He holds Bachelor of Arts in Modern & Classical Languages & Literature and has researched and worked with children and families for over 14 years. Most recently, Bradley’s work can be seen with Mississippi KIDS Count project, a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and in the social media, outreach, and publications for the Child Health and Development Project: Mississippi Thrive! grant. The project, funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), seeks to improve the early childhood developmental health system in Mississippi. Bradley has also worked as a Bilingual Staffing Coordinator to serve the community as a translator and coordinate job placements. After years of working with the underserved and vulnerable groups, his efforts continue to include projects that will improve health, education, and social outcomes for Mississippi’s populations.