Greetings Neighbors, City Residents, and Community Leaders!

Please make plans to attend the 2017 Certified Neighborhood Leader Training event an Saturday, May 6th, 2017, from 8:30 am – 12:00 noon. The location will be at The Life Church, (located at 255 N. Highland Ave). This year, we will be offering a One Day session covering several important topics. This event is FREE and open to the public! (Sign-in begins at 8:00 am, and sessions will begin promptly at 8:30 am)

Information will be shared on the following:

  • How to Make Reports through the 311 Call Center
  • How to Apply for Neighborhood Watch Safety Grants
  • How to Engage the Code Enforcement Department
  • How to Create and Maintain an Effective Neighborhood Association

…and much more!

Registration began on April 3rd, 2017

Registration DEADLINE : Friday, April 28th, 2017 (or until capacity has been reached) Space is limited. So register…TODAY!

You can open the attached file, click on the words “Click Here” , and register online. Or you can simply click on the same link provided below. It’s that easy!

Link :

For more information, you may contact our office at 901-636-6507.

See you there!




FREE Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response Training, Wed. May 6

One in ten children are sexually abused by the time they reach age 18. You can help protect the kids in your care. When parents or adults who work or volunteer with kids take Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention and response training, kids are much safer.

On Wednesday, May 6, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, the Memphis Child Advocacy Center is offering a FREE Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training. Pre-registration is required. The session will be held at the Urban Child Institute. Parking is free.

Contact Keita Cooley at or (901) 888-4362 to reserve your seat for this FREE open enrollment session—or to find out about scheduling a training at your youth-serving organization.

Join over 13,000 Shelby County adults who are prepared to protect kids from child sexual abuse!

Beryl Wight, Communications Coordinator
(901) 888-4369 direct
(901) 412-5385 cell

First Community Organizer Training on March 21-23


The Core Organizer Training explores with participants the foundational skills to be effective organizers and create systematic change in a group or community, keeping nonviolence as a foundation.

This training will build knowledge and experience of core organizing skills in a hands-on, direct manner, while also drawing out the expertise that the individual already has within. The result is a training that is fully interactive and has direct application in each session.


Who should attend this Training?
Experienced and less-experienced organizers,  activists, community leaders and others who want to learn what ‘community organizing’ is about.


Topics covered include:
Intro to Organizing, Organizing your Community, Campaign Planning, Facilitating Meetings, Media and Intro to Nonviolent Direct Action.

What: Core Organizer Training.  A maximum of 25 people will be trained in order for all to get individual support and for the maximum learning potential for the group.

Where: 1000 South Cooper St. Memphis TN 38104

When: Friday, March 21: 6-9pm, Saturday, March 22: 9am-6pm and Sunday, March 23: 1-6pm
***** No partial attendance allowed *****

Cost: If your annual income is:      Less than $15,000 You pay: $30
$15,000-$25,000: $50
$25,000-$35,000: $100
$35,000-$45,000: $150
$45,000-$55,000: $225
Over $55,000: $300

Sliding scale based on the individual’s income. If your organization is sending you to the training, use the organizational budget to determine the fee. Please consider that it costs MSPJC $200 per person to do the training.
Fee includes over 16 hours of training, simple snacks, light breakfast and lunch on Saturday, materials and follow up support from a network of the mid-south best organizers and activists.
Some scholarships may be available, please request scholarship application. Donations for workshop scholarships gratefully accepted!


Registration online or by phone is required for all trainings. ​

For more information call 901-725-4990 or email to


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1000 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 38104