Mem­phis, TN

Peo­ple­First Part­ner­ship in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Lati­no Mem­phis and the Mem­phis Chap­ter of the NAACP plan to address the issue of health dis­par­i­ties in chil­dren of col­or, with a par­tic­u­lar focus on reduc­ing chron­ic absence in Shel­by Coun­ty Schools. This project includes a vari­ety of strate­gies, includ­ing a pub­lic infor­ma­tion cam­paign and con­ven­ing of diverse stake­hold­ers to iden­ti­fy and advo­cate for pol­i­cy solu­tions at the dis­trict, local, and state lev­el.