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Posted by: Amber Hampton at  Wednesday, January 18, 2017
In partnership with United Way of the Mid-South, Volunteer Memphis, an action initiative of Leadership Memphis, launched the first MLK Days of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted by: Amber Hampton at  Wednesday, January 11, 2017
On December 15, 2016 nearly 80 exectutives piled onto two buses to tour five Memphis neighborhoods and hear their history and place in today's Memphis.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Thursday, July 2, 2015
FastTrack builds on each participant's personal leadership skills and expands their Community IQ. Participants gain a stronger understanding of how to elevate Memphis through an increased understanding of both self and community, through experiential learning and through exposure to high-profile community leaders. Here are five reasons why you should be a part of this program.

Posted by: Matthew Perkins at  Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Leadership Memphis is hosting high-ranking leaders from Europe in a four-day, five-night overview of Memphis. This event is part of the Marshall Memorial Fellows exchange program of the German Marshall Fund, which allows these individuals to spend 28 days in the US experiencing five different cities.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Sunday, March 8, 2015
The Leadership Memphis Awards Luncheon on March 4 honored community leaders, organizations, and students for their exemplary leadership and civic engagement throughout the greater Memphis area at Hilton Ridgeway Hotel. Leadership Memphis received a $25,000 check from Henry Turley at the annual Awards Luncheon for the Expanding Horizons College & Career Tours.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Monday, March 2, 2015
180 community leaders stepped up and helped Leadership Memphis exceed their $50,000 goal to take 400 Shelby County high school students on local and regional college and career tours this summer.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, February 25, 2015
On February 18, Leadership Memphis received the Outstanding Mentoring Organization / Non-Profit award from NEXUS, a proven experience in leadership.
Content Provided by:  NEXUS Director, Heather Hunt

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, February 20, 2015
We're in the final stage of our Expanding Horizons College & Career Tours crowdfunding campaign and now, more than ever, need your help to raise the final $25,000 of our $50,000 goal. Here are 5 reasons to donate to our Expanding Horizons College & Career Tours Crowdfunding Campaign.

Posted by: David Williams at  Monday, February 9, 2015
Leadership Memphis expands services and strengthens city’s civic engagement opportunities by acquiring Volunteer Mid-South On February 9, 2015, Leadership Memphis announced it has acquired Volunteer Mid-South, a local nonprofit organization that was the face of volunteerism in the greater Memphis area for 40 years. As an action initiative of Leadership Memphis what was known as Volunteer Mid-South will now be known as Volunteer Memphis.

Posted by: Taylor Oaks at  Monday, January 26, 2015
Taylor Oaks is a young professional in Memphis, passionate about content marketing and his community. Oaks offers an interesting perspective on ways Memphians can help make a better Memphis with a click of a mouse.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Monday, January 19, 2015
350 Memphis residents stepped up and served as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Volunteers collaborated with Leadership Memphis and Clean Memphis across eight local Shelby County Schools to clear their path to and from their way home.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, January 16, 2015
On January 15, 45 outstanding alumni joined us for our Fireside Chat with Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell. The room was toasty (thanks to our makeshift fireplace), the conversations were transparent, and the fellowship was outstanding. Thanks to everyone who joined us!

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Sunday, January 11, 2015
The MLK Day of Service shines a spotlight on service as a powerful force to bridge economic and social divides – today and throughout the year. These events provide each of us with an opportunity to join neighbors and local leaders throughout Memphis to tackle community challenges and strengthen the area we live in.

Posted by: Jared Bulluck at  Saturday, December 27, 2014
Starting January 2015, the Leadership Memphis Alumni Engagement Series will host monthly events.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, December 26, 2014
The 2015 Leadership Memphis Awards Luncheon will be held March 4, 2015 at the Hilton Ridgeway Hotel. The awards annually recognize and honor individuals, nonprofits, corporations, and alumni who are empowering the community and making a positive impact throughout the Mid-South.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, November 21, 2014
On November 18, members of the Leadership Memphis Fall FastTrack 2014 program visited the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis to learn how they can mobilize volunteers in order to give back to families that have children being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Posted by: John Gilmore at  Tuesday, November 11, 2014
On November 7th and 8th, members of the Leadership Memphis Fall FastTrack 2014 class participated in the Holidays for Heroes Mail Sort for veterans.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, November 7, 2014
Leadership Memphis and New Memphis Institute enjoyed a relay at Get RiverFit Memphis Grizzlies Riverfront Fitness Trail and Pop-Up Park.

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Tuesday, October 14, 2014
On October 9, Leadership Memphis FastTrack and Grassroots Alumni gathered at Playhouse On The Square for our Unwined Mixer. Alumni mixed and mingled while enjoying wine, live entertainment by Memphis musician, Brennan Villines, and catering by Sweet Potato Baby.

Posted by: Leadership Memphis at  Saturday, October 11, 2014
In the past year, Memphis has received the most positive national media coverage that it has received in years. There have been articles about bike lanes, Riverside Drive’s change to two lanes, new neighborhood programs, school reform, and tactical urbanism. For this month, we’ll spotlight tactical urbanism for which Memphis has been recognized as a U.S. leader.

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