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March 30, 2022

Youth at MAM MLK Prep receive scholarships to UAPB

Kaevon received a $22,000 scholarship to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In early March, MAM MLK Prep welcomed the Vice-Chancellor from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to speak with youth and share information about the school. Information was not the only thing the Vice-Chancellor decided to…
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Success Stories
January 6, 2022

Take a Look Back at 2021 at MAM

Take a look back at 2021 at MAM   January We celebrated National Mentoring Month! Former MAM kid and current Grants & Engagement Coordinator Mandie Johnson discusses the relationship with her mentor and the young lady she now mentors in a Choose901 article Check it out here.⠀ February A week…
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November 23, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Mary

Mary was born and raised in Memphis. Although she was "drug" to church every Sunday, she remembers accepting Christ at a young age. As she got older and more involved at her church, Mary could feel her relationship with the Lord growing stronger. Her faith was tested when she became…
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In The NewsSuccess Stories
November 15, 2021

Kevin Windsor Honored as Chief Financial Officer of the Year

We're excited to announce that Kevin Windsor, MAM chief financial officer, is one of three 2021 CFO of the Year honorees in the nonprofit sector. In its 12th year, the awards program created by the Memphis Business Journal seeks to honor financial professionals in Memphis and the Mid-South for outstanding…
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November 5, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jeff

Jeff lived a nomadic childhood, moving from Phoenix to Boston to Albuquerque before moving to Memphis in 1993. He has lived in Memphis since then and calls it "home." Growing up, Jeff's mother would take him and his sister to church occasionally; however, they would visit churches of different denominations.…
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October 6, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jerjuanna

Native of Greenville, Mississippi, Jerjuanna says she somewhat grew up as a "preacher's kid" because the father figure in her life - her uncle - was a pastor. Although she went to church every Sunday, she only followed that lifestyle because she had to. She went on to receive a…
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Meet a MAM KidSuccess Stories
July 1, 2021

MAM Youth Want to Impact the Next Generation of MAM Youth

"If it weren't for MAM, I would have probably moved back to Chicago. This is like my second home and family." Tacorion When Tacorion moved in with his grandparents in November of 2020, he did not know that he was within walking distance of MAM Hamilton, the place that would…
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January 25, 2021

Second Generation Mentors Keep Loving Memphis Kids

Article written by: Kate Lareau This is the power of mentoring: having a person, or more than one person, who is present through the ups and downs.  There’s no perfect way to mentor, no secret code, and the mentor doesn’t have to be perfect—just present. And that presence, through the…
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Success Stories
December 23, 2020

MAM selected as one of The Commercial Appeal’s Top Workplaces in 2020

MAM is excited to announce that we have been selected as one of The Commercial Appeal's Top Workplaces in 2020. We are extremely proud of this achievement. All companies and organizations that have been honored this year are listed below (courtesy of The Commercial Appeal). The following employers are the…
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September 28, 2020

Meet MAM Kid Kiya Watson!

Kiya is a senior at Middle College High School and has big plans for her future. She is a College Prep Scholar through QuestBridge, a national nonprofit that connects exceptional low-income youth with leading colleges and scholarship opportunities. “I really want to go to Vanderbilt or Wash U. After that,…
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