Education


College Readiness Roundup & Student Job Fair!

 

This free educational event is designed to provide high school juniors, high school seniors and college freshman (and their parents) with the resources needed to successfully prepare for college.

FREE FOOD AND DRINKS.

Free registration: CRRMemphis.eventbrite.com

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 11 am – 2 pm

United Way of the Mid-South | 1005 Tillman St., Memphis, TN

Sponsored by The Vanross Foundation

NBMBAA Memphis – http://nbmbaamemphis.org/

January Membership Drive – Get 20%off until January 31st!!

During the month of January, receive a 20% discount off (code MEMPHIS2020) Membership!! https://nbmbaa.org/nbmbaa-new-member-registration/ 

 

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February Membership Meeting – Behind the Boardroom Door: Insights From A Vice President – Feb. 13th 2020

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General Membership Meeting

February Membership Meeting – Behind the Boardroom Door. Insights From a Vice President

Join us for an intimate dialogue with Vice Presidents from the most prominent companies in Memphis.

This event is FREE and open to members and the public.
Sign up here to attend: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445a8aa2aa20-nbmbaa25

Location:  International Paper HQ, Tower 3, Ponderosa Pines, 6400 Poplar Ave
Time: Begins at 6:00 p.m.  Concludes 8:00 p.m.

(Parking garage is available)

 

 

2020 Rafael Dodd Graduate Scholarship – Deadline 3/1/2020

Are you or someone you know in the Memphis or surrounding areas and currently working on your MBA/related graduate degree or will be attending Graduate School this year?  The National Black MBAA Memphis Chapter is pleased to announce the 2019 Rafael Dodd Scholarship and is awarding 2, $1,000 scholarships!!!

The National Black MBA Association Memphis Chapter is now accepting applications though March 1st for the 2020 Rafael Dodd Graduate Scholarship. For application or more information. contact:Memphis_nbmbaa@yahoo.com. Application deadline is March 1, 2020.

NATIONAL BLACK MBA ASSOCIATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
The purpose of The Memphis Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. scholarship is to offer financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses to local area Memphis students enrolled in a graduate business or management program. Scholarships are apportioned based on an applicant’s demonstrated academic achievement, community service, letter of reference(s), verbal skills and resume. Scholarship recipients will be notified the first week of April and are required to attend our Visionaries Symposium Luncheon on April 16, 2020.

Featured Program – Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Program
Memphis LOT Membership  Memphis.LOT.org@gmail.com
What is the Leaders of Tomorrow® Program?
Since its inception in 1991, the NBMBAA® Leaders of Tomorrow® (LOT®) Program has mentored more than 8,000 talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields. The LOT® Program is a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development to high school students. The program is driven by mentoring across four developmental areas: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation and Career Preparation. The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of mentoring relationships, scholarships, and internships.

Support the National Black MBA Association – Memphis Chapter by shopping at Amazon Smile!

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Please join us as we hold our Winter Orientation for the Save Up program. Come learn how you can earn $3000 for use in purchasing a home, computer, post-secondary education or small business.

Save Up, RISE Foundation’s matched-savings account program, is designed to help those employed learn to manage their income; improve their credit; save money; purchase assets such as homes, computers and post-secondary education; and even establish their own small businesses.

The orientation will be held on Thursday, January 23rd at the Benjamin Hooks Library in meeting room “C”. We look forward to assisting you in learning how to better manage your financial resources.

 

Bests,

 

Rod Lomax, Senior Program Coordinator

RISE Foundation, Inc. | 1355 Lynnfield Rd., Ste. 101 | Memphis, TN 38119

(O) 901-507-6639 | (F)  901-507-6640

www.risememphis.org

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STEMology is a gender empowerment conference for 3rd – 12th grade students which uses Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
concepts to inspire the next generation of young leaders. With guidance from local technical professionals, students will engage in interactive workshops
to allow hands-on STEM learning, team activities, discussions surrounding myths and truths of minorities & genders in STEM,
and STEM career opportunities. Lunch and snacks will be provided to attendees.

February 22, 2020
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Southwest Tennessee Community College- Macon Cove

For information contact:
Osheana Jenkins, Programs Chair
programs@nsbememphis.org

Visit Eventbrite for Student Sign Up!
Visit Eventbrite for Volunteer Sign Up!

Adult Tutor Training

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020

Can you read this? Many adults in the Mid-South cannot. You can make a difference! With just 2 hours a week for 6 months, you can help teach an adult to read. You’ll meet one on one with an adult at a Memphis Public Library, Germantown or North Mississippi library. Our clients come to us in order to reach a variety of goals. Some may want to be able to get into a High School Equivalency (HiSet) class, help their children with homework, read the Bible, or get a driver’s license.

You’ll attend a one-day training that will go over how our program works, why teaching adults is different than children, and the basics to get you started tutoring an adult basic education learner or English language learner.

Fill out a volunteer application here.

 

Stacy Early

(Stacy, she/her)

Literacy Mid-South | Adult Program Director

Call or Text! 901.201.6157

WORKSHOPS/ HEALTH EDUCATION Diabetes Education (EVERGREEN) Church Health’s free Diabetes Education teaches the basics of diabetes, its role in the body, diabetes medication, chronic disease management and nutrition for diabetics. Anyone may attend this class without registration, but a small snack will be provided for those who preregister. Class is held the second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., at 1350 Concourse Ave. Call 901-701-2220 to register. Class also offered in Spanish.

Stroke Support Group (EVERGREEN) Church Health is pleased to present Thrive! – a gathering of survivors of stroke and their families. Thrive! meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Church Health Community Room, 1350 Concourse Ave. Through group reflection, social interaction, recreation and movement, we explore how a balanced, healthy life after stroke is within reach. Thrive! is offered by Church Health Physical Rehabilitation and is free to participants and their families. Light refreshments will be provided. To register, please call Kevin Gibson at 901-701-2294. Please go to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Health-Education for complete information.

Mental Health First Aid Training Did you know that you are more likely to encounter someone experiencing an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? The good news is that you can help them. Church Health Behavioral Health will present a free eight-hour Mental Health First Aid USA training on Friday, Jan. 10 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Church Health (1350 Concourse Ave.). Registration is required. To register, go to churchhealth.org/events/health-education. For questions, contact MHFA@churchhealth.org.  MINDFULNESS Guided Meditation-Mondays (Midday) (EVERGREEN) Rob Dove hosts guided meditation each Monday at 12 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public.

Guided Meditation-Mondays (Evening) (EVERGREEN) Dr. David George hosts guided meditation each Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public. Guided Meditation-Tuesdays (EVERGREEN) Church Health hosts guided meditation each Tuesday at 12 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public. Guided Meditation-Saturdays (EVERGREEN) Unwind and refocus each week at Church Health’s Saturday Morning Unwind Sessions. This guided meditation meets each Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public.

FAITH Chapel Service (EVERGREEN) Please join Church Health every Thursday at 12 p.m. for our weekly chapel service and contemplative break. All are welcome. The Church Health Meditation Chapel is located on the first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave.

Bible Study-Saturday

Church Health Faith Community Engagement hosts a weekly Bible study each Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Church Health Chapel. Lead by Pastor Mike England, participants study the rich revelations of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The Church Health Chapel is located at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Please contact the Church Health Faith Community Engagement team with any questions: FCO@ChurchHealth.org.

COMMUNITY

The Mystic (EVERGREEN) Hosted by Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Chris Miner, Dr. Scott Morris, Dr. Sonja Walker and Kirk Whalum, The Mystic is a monthly gathering to find connection through music, story and dialogue. The Mystic is held the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Ave. For more information, go to https://churchhealth.org/events/other-events.

NUTRITION

The Art of Dinner Interactive Cooking Class: Holiday Comfort Foods There’s something beautiful about the balance of healthy and delicious food. In celebration of that beauty, Church Health presents The Art of Dinner on Friday, Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Church Health Nutrition Hub, 1350 Concourse Ave. In this interactive cooking class, Chef Joshua House will guide you through a four-course vegetarian menu including:

Black Eyes pea Hummus Shrimp and Grits with Peppers and Cauliflower Pan Fried Green Tomatoes with Remoulade Vegan Turnip Greens Banana Walnut Pudding

Tickets are $65, with proceeds benefiting nutrition programming at the Church Health Nutrition Hub. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Cooking-Classes for tickets.

EXERCISE & MOVEMENT

For Teens & Adults:

Chair Yoga (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Energizing Chair Yoga each Monday at 9 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This pay-what-you-can class is for seniors and those with physical limitations. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Stott Pilates (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Mixed-Level Stott Pilates each Monday at 5:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. These mat-based classes use small and large equipment to enhance students’ experience. Pricing starts at $56, and prorated series pricing is available. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. This class is also available on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Alignment Yoga (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Alignment Yoga each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This pay-what-you-can class for teens and adults helps deepen your understanding of the body from the inside out. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Barre Basics (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Barre Basics on Saturdays at 10 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This class for ages 13 and up focuses on exercises at the ballet barre, incorporating dance technique, to increase strength and flexibility. Pricing starts at $40. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

 

For Children:

Movin’ & Groovin’ (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Movin’ & Groovin’ to children each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. These high-energy movement classes are designed to promote children’s heart health and creativity. Free for YMCA members and $45 for the community. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Yoga for Children (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Yoga for Children each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. (ages 4-6) and 6 p.m. (ages 7-12) in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Classes are free for YMCA members, and nine-week series pricing is $45 for non-members. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Parent/Child Creative Movement (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Parent/Child Creative Movement each Saturday at 11 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This mommy-and-me-style class series for toddlers age 2-3 and their parents help children develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $32. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. Creative Movement/ Dance (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Creative Movement for children age 4-5 each Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. The classes help boys and girls develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression through a variety of dance styles. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $32. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. Youth Ballet (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers ballet for ages 6-12 each Saturday at 12 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. The classes focus on ballet technique, include work at the barre, and incorporate moves to increase strength and flexibility. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $40. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

OTHER

Crosstown 10K

Celebrate and support good health at the third annual Crosstown 10K, benefitting Church Health! The Crosstown 10K is the second of four charitable foot races in the Run the 901 series produced by Start2Finish Racing and raises funds for Church Health. This 6.2 mile race begins and ends at Crosstown Concourse and features the diverse and picturesque neighborhoods around Crosstown, Overton Park and Rhodes College.

New this year! Crosstown 5K has been added.

Don’t forget! Bring Family and friends to the best post-race party in town, with food tastings, demonstrations, entertainment- and more! All proceeds benefit Church Health. To register go to https://crosstown10k.racesonline.com/register. For more information about this event go to https://churchhealth.org/event/crosstown10k-2/.

Mondays and Thursdays at 6 pm, beginning Monday, January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020

Simple Steps 1: Starting Your Business

This workshop is part of the five-part STEPS for Starting Your Business series. This first module will introduce you to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, differing business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations and more.

Simple Steps 2: Starting Your Business – The Business PLAN

January 16, 2020

This workshop will provide the basics of getting your ideas on paper to achieve your entrepreneurial dream. A good business plan starts with your vision and ends with financial analysis, pricing, and sales and marketing strategies. You will receive key insights through interaction and fellow entrepreneurs and SCORE mentors; learn about tools, templates, and SCORE resources.

Benjamin Hooks Library | 3030 Poplar Ave., | 1st Floor – Meeting Room C

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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