Category Archives: Partner Spotlight

Knowledge Quest

Knowledge Quest students learning an after-school chemistry lesson from Merck employees

Mission:  To vigorously equip youth to maximize their potential through intellectual and character development.

Who They Are

A typical drive through South Memphis will prove the area is no stranger to urban blight. As abandoned houses and stray dogs have come to fill the streets, the effects of urban decay have become increasingly noticeable in areas such as the Soulsville community. Neighborhood leaders have thus taken it upon themselves ….

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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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