Youth

Feature Story A toddler at the Porter-Leath Early Childhood Academy talks with her teacher. She's part of LENA Grow, which trains early childhood educators to build their students' conversation skills as a way to improve long-term learning success. (Forever Ready)
Feature Story Miss Bluff City 2019, Simone Wilson, poses with North Memphis Boys & Girls Clubs members. Wilson's focus area for her service to the community is working with youth at Boys & Girls club.  (Submitted)

North Memphis Boys & Girls Clubs offer youth cafe, store, and more


Feature Story Edward Bogard, founder of Memphis-based nonprofit shoe manufacturer SoGiv, high fives a student at the three-day teen design charrette benefiting Shelby County Schools. (Demarcus Bowser)
Feature Story The Oasis Appliance store's strategic manager, Dana Driver (R), assists customers in selecting a new washing machine. (A.J. Dugger)
Feature Story Collegiate School of Memphis replaced the roof of Highland Heights Baptist Church main sanctuary this fall. CMS manages the building with the stipulation that the school coexist with the congregation. (Leigh Tatum)

Faith in Action: Sharing space to save historic churches


Feature Story Neighborhood Christian Centers' newest location is in partnership with Power Center Academy in Hickory Hill. Students, their family members, and their neighbors now have closer access for food assistance and other supports. (Brandon Dill)
Feature Story The Career Advantage Youth Program helps people ages 16 to 24 identify their employment goals and potential and connects them with the tools they need to see success. (Submitted)
Feature Story podcast

Podcast: The Revival of Gaisman


Feature Story World Overcomers Church has hosted previous events for single mothers in their own congregation. This year's Christmas expo event is the first event for single moms that is open to the broader community. (Terrance Davis)

Church to host Single Moms Christmas Expo in Hickory Hill


Feature Story Millington Middle School

Chalkbeat asks readers to share stories of cold classrooms