Monthly Archives: June 2014

Celebrating One Year- A Recap

Last Thursday we had the privilege of celebrating our one year anniversary with old friends and new faces at Crosstown Arts.  We were so excited to share our most recent short animation video that explains our work and unveil our new website, as well as honor the dedicated work of our CAN members this year. We heard from CAN partners Courtney Robertson from Knowledge Quest, David Jordan from Agape, and Cecelia Johnson-Powell from MIFA on their ….

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A Welcome from Executive Director Mark Sturgis

Why Seeding Success, Why Now?

In Memphis and Shelby County far too many children, youth, and young adults go through systems that do not adequately prepare them for success, leaving them with little options to compete in a global 21st century economy, let alone live stable and economically secure lives in Shelby County. At each outcome we are tracking, from birth to postsecondary completion, thousands of our children are left behind every year. We cannot allow these trends to ….

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2013 3rd Grade Literacy

61% of 3rd graders in Shelby County are not reading on grade level. Click here to learn more about what Seeding Success is doing to improve this outcome.