Education


Indomitable Families is hosting its first Male Support Social for men ages 17 years of age and older who have a criminal background. The group will be hosted by Torey DeBerry, Kontar Macklin, and Dr. Mario Johnson. Food will be provided. To RSVP please contact 901-736-2858 or email indomitablewomen@gmail.com. See the attached flyer for more information.

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CHOOSE901 WRITING INTERNSHIP!

Applications are now open for Fall/Spring 2019-2020!

We are looking for some talented individuals to join our staff for our writing internship program.

We have a significant change for the next intern class! We will be changing the internship program from a semester to a full academic year.

The program runs from September 3rd through April 27th, 2020.
This is an unpaid academic internship, with the expectation of 10 hours per week in our office, to be scheduled based on your availability (and you’re welcome to be in the office as much as you’d like beyond that!). Hours spent working with us can count for volunteer/community service hours.

Perks of the Internship:

  • Free coffee and snacks? Yup.
  • Resume workshop.
  • Online portfolio workshop.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • …and more. So much more that we’re not even sure what else, but it’ll be awesome

 

Check out the description below, and if you’re interested, email intern@choose901.com with your resumé and samples of your work. 

 

Choose901 Intern Job Description – Writer

You’ll have the opportunity to write, edit, and publish posts on our website, receiving detailed feedback from our editorial team.

Things You Will Learn:

  • Writing: Taking your story from pitch to publish.
  • Marketing: How to take your stories from published to the great beyond!
  • Analytics: How to analyze your work and its performance, and how to turn that into actionable insights for the next story.
  • Execution: Using the digital tools available to accomplish your vision.
  • Professionalism: How to work well in an office with other people.

General Expectations for Writing Interns:

  • Write 2-3 blogs per week.
  • Proofread 3 blogs from other interns, offering critique.
  • Submit at least 2 photos for Instagram or other social media platforms, with captions.
  • Join us for weekly editorial meetings to be scheduled based on cohort availability.
  • 10 hours (or more) a week of presence in the Choose901 office in the Crosstown Concourse.

Who Are We Looking For?
We are seeking journalism or communication (or similar) students, looking to further their writing skills with real-world experience.

Sound good?

Cool. Email intern@choose901.com with your resumé and samples of your work and we’ll get back to you with the next steps.

It’s a Community Back 2 School & Clothes Closet Bash!

Saturday, July 27th from 10 am until 2 pm

SMA 1048 S. BELLEVUE BLVD. MEMPHIS, TN 38106

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A Variety of games, food, fun, free prizes and giveaways.

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ACT Summer Prep Intensive

The Teen Service’s College and Career Readiness team is hosting an ACT Summer Prep Intensive at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library.

You must visit www.memphislibrary.org, click on the tile labeled “ACT Summer Prep Intensive” to begin the application process and register.

During this eleven session summer series, learn test-taking strategies, calculator shortcuts, and more! Registration will be open during the month of May. Please be sure to register for the event as seating is limited. Session drop-ins are welcome, if space is available. Keep in mind space may not be available for drop-ins during any given session. Availability for drop-ins is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students are encouraged to bring their own calculators. A small number of calculators will be available for in-class use for students that do not own one.

DATES AND TIMES
The free sessions will be from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library in Room L-56 on:

June 22, 2019
June 29, 2019
July 13, 2019
July 20, 2019
July 27, 2019
August 3, 2019
August 10, 2019
August 17, 2019
August 24, 2019
August 31, 2019
September 7, 2019

*Light refreshments will be served or participants may bring their own lunch.

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LOCAL and FREE : 2019 ACT Prep Session #Memphis

MOOLAH TEMPLE NO. 54, MOOLAH COURT NO. 22 & DELTA MU CHAPTER, PHI DELTA KAPPA, INC.

Open slots for 200 students for all youths in the surrounding areas which includes Arkansas and Mississippi.  Please be sure to fill out the attached registration form.

2019 Saturdays “Prep for Success Workshops” at Melrose High School located 2870 Deadrick Avenue. Each student will have an opportunity to review the four (4) basic content areas that are covered on the test. They will build their test taking skills and they will participate in a “mock” test under strict test conditions. Answers will be scored and given to the student so they may assess their strengths and weakness prior to taking the official ACT test. Please note: the first official 2019 ACT test will be Saturday, February 9, 2019.

Grades 9-12.  These three (3) sessions are free and comes with a free continental breakfast and lunch which will be served to participating students at each session.

For further information, please contact Marsha Woodall (901) 596-1044 or Cecilia Showers (901) 218-5676. You can also send an email to cecilia.showers@yahoo.com.

Time: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm (Registration 08:15 am)

Location: Melrose High School, 2870 Deadrick Avenue
Click here: 2019 act registration form

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