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New Memphis Institute is a non-profit organization, formerly known as The Leadership Academy. We provide leadership training for college students, emerging leaders and seasoned executives to develop their personal potential so Memphis can reach its full potential. Through our Memphis Connect tool kit, we help companies attract, cultivate, engage and retain talent. We have an online gathering space, memphisconnect.com, for Memphians to share what they love about our city and why they choose to call Memphis home. We also inform Memphians to speak out about important issues for knowledge workers including: decreases in crime, new green assets like bike lanes, regional parks, and greenlines, and educational advancements.
BRIDGES’ mission is to build a community of leaders to advance racial, economic, educational and environmental justice. Since its inception in 1922, BRIDGES has empowered young people to reach their potential through education, leadership, diversity, and workforce development. In the early 1960s, the agency was one of the first social service providers in Memphis to racially integrate its programs through work in public housing and neighborhood groups. In 2012-13, BRIDGES will serve more than 5,000 youth ages 12-24 in the Memphis Metropolitan Area. Programs include a year-round youth leadership, diversity, and civic engagement program, a BRIDGES Corps internship and civic engagement program, an environmental education program, a GED program, and a teambuilding experiential learning program.
The BRIDGES Center, opened in 2004 as the first commercial green building in Memphis, is located in the Uptown neighborhood. The BRIDGES Center is a 55,000 square foot state of the art facility that features a forty-foot high climbing wall, a high ropes course, and an open-air amphitheater. BRIDGES also has a comprehensive workforce development/job placement program for adults ages 18-24 which will serve more than 5,000 participants during 2012-13.
Porter-Leath is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit whose mission is empowering children and families to achieve a healthy, optimal and independent lifestyle. We have six focus areas encompassing a wide range of early childhood and social services including: Early Head Start, Head Start, Runaway/Homeless Youth Services, Foster Care, Adoption, Employment Training, Mentorship, Child Nutrition and more. Last year, Porter-Leath served over 8,000 children and over 5,000 families in the Mid-South.
The Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee (EFWT) enriches the lives of the developmentally challenged by meeting their social and recreational needs. EFWT has established a variety of programs that improve the quality of life for participants at the EFWT such as arts and crafts, health and wellness, social skills, drama, sign language and more! The Foundation also provides after-school programming for school-age children. EFWT offers twice-a-month weekend events such as dinner and a movie, karaoke and dances parties, talent shows and more! There is also an 8-week long summer day camp. EFWT also offers full-year day and half day program for after children finish school.
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