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Whole Child Strategies, Inc.

Memphis, Tennessee



Whole Child Strategies, Inc. empowers neighborhoods and communities disproportionately affected by poverty to self- determination in addressing barriers hindering children from graduating on-time, career and college-ready – providing funding, critical supports and coordinated efforts around collective accountability, public advocacy and community development. This grant provides project support for Whole Child Strategies, Inc.’s Neighborhood and Youth Council to undertake a series of projects identified by community members to improve educational attainment in the Klondike/Smokey City neighborhood as part of the pilot round of the Kresge Innovative Projects: Memphis (KIP:M) initiative.

Kresge Innovative Projects: Memphis