The diverse Muslim community is committed to making a difference in Midtown Memphis through community service, supporting spiritual growth in the community and working to build a thriving neighbourhood for everyone.
Due to the high number of Muslims working and living the city, and there is a greater need to build Islamic spiritual institutions and increase dawah efforts in the area.
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The digital skills gap is particularly pronounced in Memphis. The local tech community is burgeoning but still falling behind on virtually every major indicator. In order to secure our city’s prosperity in the information economy, Memphis youth require a fresh effort in computer science and technology recruitment. A handful of isolated efforts have been launched to address these problems, but we believe that existing efforts fall short of generating greater numbers of young techies. www.code-crew.org
STEM4US!, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed to excite young people and adults about healthcare, technology, manufacturing and other STEM fields to help create 1 million + new STEM professionals by 2022. stem4us.org
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. www.stjude.org
Literacy Mid-South improves the quality of life in our community through education by providing literacy programs for adults and children as well as a network of collaborative projects with some of the Mid-South’s finest educational organizations. Our organization was formed to help people of all ages and backgrounds achieve the critical literacy skills they need to navigate the world. We are a group of passionate staff, volunteers, board, and community organizations dedicated to making the Mid-South a community actively engaged in continuous learning. www.literacymidsouth.org
The Memphis Urban League is an interracial, non-profit, nonpartisan, community-based organization that provides direct services and policy advocacy to help individuals and communities reach their full potential. Primarily working with African-Americans, the underserved and economically disadvantaged, we work to close equality gaps for people at all economic levels and stages of life. memul.org
Safe Kids Tennessee is led by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, which provides dedicated and caring staff, operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops and sports clinics, that help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries. www.safekids.org
A weekend charity clinic started as a pilot project by Memphis Muslim Medical Services, Inc., a non-profit Organization established by the Muslim Community of the Mid-South. This is a first step towards achieving the mission and purposes of this Organization. muslimclinic.org/