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Joel Katz

TEAM Up: National Mentoring Month

Joel Katz has served the Memphis community since December 2010 when he joined the the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies Foundation as an AmeriCorps VISTA and later hired as a Program Coordinator to implement and manage Grizzlies TEAM Mentoring, a team centric mentoring program that matches 3 volunteer mentors with 9 middle …

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Mentoring: Shaping Our Future

January is National Mentoring Month, presenting Memphians with a 31-days of opportunity to start changing the city. Mentoring matters, strengthening our communities …

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Teacher Town, USA

Telling the story of education in our community with numbers can be frightening. This many schools functioning below acceptable standards. That many …

Celebrate What's Right

Whatever it Takes

There are still a few spots open for the New Memphis Institute’s upcoming Celebrate What’s Right luncheon, to be held at noon …

tnAchieves Needs Your Help!

tnAchieves is holding an information session for interested parties on Thursday, July 25th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Local Gastropub downtown at 95 …

Brain Awareness Night 2013

Founded by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, Brain Awareness Week is designed to unite families, schools, and communities in a worldwide …

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Mentoring Matters

Our city is filled with opportunities for mentorship. Check resources like the Grizzlies’ TEAM UP 100 Mentors in 50 Days Campaign, or …

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Many Paths to the Future

Today should have been my last day at everywhereelse.co, the startup conference which collected entrepreneurs from Memphis and beyond to talk about …

The Art of the Art Teacher

What started as doodles on the margins of assignments in elementary school has led to Memphis artist and educator Jamond Bullock emerging …

What is the Impact of an Idea?

There is nothing as powerful as an idea whose time has come. We say that often these days at The Urban Child …

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