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Cynthia Goodloe Palmer joined the ACLU of Mississippi in July 2018 as the Director of Operations and Administration. Cynthia also serves as the Executive Director of the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, Inc and as the Secretary of the SNCC Legacy Project Board. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the 50thAnniversary of the Freedom Summer Reunion and the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rider Reunion. She is the Founder of the Canton Gospel Music Association, which has awarded 138 music scholarships to students in Madison County since 2004. Cynthia is a recording artist with four albums. She is a recent recipient of the 2018 Mississippi Gospel Music Awards “Women in Gospel Making Things Happen” award. She attended Tougaloo College and currently lives in Jackson, MS.