PAST: UpSkill 901: Workforce Summit

October 22, 2019

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On October 22, representatives from educational institutions, workforce-related service providers, employers, entrepreneurs, elected officials, philanthropic and community leaders will come together to hear from keynote speaker Mark Muro Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution and author of Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How Machines Are Affecting People and Places.

In addition, attendees will participate in facilitated breakout sessions designed to generate action plans to accelerate training and skill output for the regional workforce.

Come and learn about the workforce of the future and learn how you can help drive change in our community.


The UpSkill 901 Career Fair will take place on October 30 at the Pipkin Building in Tiger Lane. The UpSkill 901 Career Fair will feature:

  • Employment opportunities for workers of all skill and experience levels from 50+ local employers

  • Clinics to help job seekers with specialized service like gaining certificate of employability and expungement service

  • Onsite registration for programs from America’s Jobs Center, social services and other training providers

  • Enhancement services for job seekers including resume assistance, Dress for Success, haircuts and more.

Over 60 companies with open positions and currently hiring will participate including:

  • AB Mauri

  • American Commercial Barge Line

  • AARP

  • Bank of America

  • Blues City Brewery LLC

  • Healthlink Europe & International

  • Kruger Products

  • Naturplex LLC Pharmaceuticals

  • Shelby County Schools

  • Smith & Nephew

  • Titan Manufacturing & Distribution

  • View, Inc.

  • And more!

The day will also feature service providers and community based organizations providing clinics and onsite registration for job seekers. Some of those programs will include:


  • Amnesty Program
     - Expungement
     - Driver’s License

  • Federal Bonding

  • Entrepreneurship


  • American Job Centers

  • Training Programs

  • Social Services (Veterans, Dept. of Human Services, AARP, etc.)


  • Resume Assistance

  • Dress for Success

  • Haircuts

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The Dream Forward Scholarship College Fair

February 16, 2020

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MCPN Pastor's Meeting #4

April 16, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Trinity Baptist Church

8899 Trinity Rd, Cordova 38108


Host:  Pastor Rev. Richard Hipps.


Dr. Delavega  will be discussing the Memphis 50 year poverty report


February 11, 2018

2:00 - 5:30 pm

THE BLVD, Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church

70 N Bellevue Blvd, Memphis, TN 38104

Food Trucks Arrive: 2:00 pm

Outdoor Drama Presentation: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Program and Worship: 3:30 - 5:30 pm

PAST - MCPN Pastor's Meeting

January 08, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Christ United Methodist Church

4488 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117

Topic: Economic Injustice and Jobs for you congregation.

PAST - MCPN Meeting #1

January 11, 2016

Sheriff Bill Oldham- Shelby County Sheriff Department, Director Michael Rallings - Memphis Police Department,  Chief Richard Hall - Germantown Police Department

Hope Presbyterian Church

MCPN 1st meeting held at Hope Presbyterian - Host Pastor Rufus Smith.  This meeting was attended by area pastors and the Heads of our local Sheriff and Police Departments.

PAST - MCPN Meetiing #2

May 27, 2016

Bishop Ed Stephens - Golden Gate Cathedral Baptist Church, Dr. Cole Huffman - 1st Evangelical Church, Rev. Chris Conley - High Point Christian Church,  Dr. Rosalyn Nicholas - Freedom's Chapel Christian Church., Rev. Rufus Smith - Hope Church . Rev. Eli Morris - Hope Church

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church - Host Pastor Rev. Dr. James Netters

The 2nd MCPN meeting was held at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Westwood.  Pastors lead discussions and prayer for healing, unification and solutions for our city's problem.

PAST - MCPN Meeting #3

December 12, 2016

Mt. Moriah East Baptist Church - Host Pastor Rev. Dr. Melvin Smith

PAST - 2 Day Healing Our Wounded Past Pastors Retreat

July 10, 2017

Mississippi Blvd Christian Church - Host Pastor Rev. J. Lawrence Turner

Praying for the healing of our wounded past during the 2 day Pastors Retreat at The Blvd. 

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