Monthly Archives: September 2014

Metropolitan Inner-Faith Association- COOL

MIFA COOL: College Offers Opportunities for Life

Mission Statement: “Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs”

Who They Are

In 1968, Memphis became the shame of the country following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. The city became reflective of the racial and poverty tensions mounting throughout the country. Mourning the death of the civil rights’ leading voice, however, was not enough for struggling Memphians. If the city wanted to ….

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GradNation: An Enlightening Opportunity

Last week, Seeding Success had the opportunity to participate in the GradNation summit (a part of America’s Promise) hosted by The City of Memphis’s Office of Talent and Human Capital and we talked with over 300 students from Booker T. Washington High School, East High School, Mitchell High School, and Middle College High School. The goal of the summit was to engage the students around baseline education data in Shelby County, hear their experiences and reactions to the data, ….

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College Readiness: 11% in Shelby County

Only 11% of students in Shelby County are considered college and career ready. Click here to find out more about what is being done to improve this outcome.

GradNation Memphis Summit and Launch of College and Career Readiness CAN


On Sept. 12th, we will begin the launch process for the College and Career Readiness Collaborative Action Network (CAN), as the next part of the Seeding Success cradle to career road map, and we want to invite you and any person or organization you feel might be interested.

As a part of America’s Promise, a GradNation summit is being held in Memphis coordinated by the City of Memphis Office of Human Talent and Capital, Shelby County Schools, and Seeding ….

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