Category Archives: Crime

United Way sponsors conference to help employers respond to domestic violence among employees, January 24, 2014

United Way of the Mid-South’s network of partners works to reduce domestic violence in our community in many ways, including the use of education and awareness efforts. Domestic violence isn’t a “private matter” that stays in a person’s home when … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors workshops to help organizations respond to domestic violence among employees May 30, June 27

United Way of the Mid-South’s network of partners works to reduce domestic violence in our community in many ways, including the use of education and awareness efforts. Domestic violence isn’t a “private matter” that stays in a person’s home when … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Education, Events, Health, Improving health for adults & seniors, Information Resources, News, Strengthening families and neighborhoods

Memphis Police Department officers to provide “active shooter” workshop for the Mid-South Feb. 13 at United Way

Violent, unexpected attacks in unlikely places is a reality our nation is facing with disturbing frequency. The damage an armed assailant can create in a matter of seconds and minutes ends lives and threatens the security of communities. These “active … Continue reading

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United Way hosts meeting for Memphis Child Advocacy Center initiative, “Stewards of Children”

Earlier this month, United Way of the Mid-South and Memphis Child Advocacy Center announced a special gathering for community leaders to learn how they can play an important role in preventing child sexual abuse. Details about Memphis Child Advocacy’s Stewards … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors seminar & workshop: how domestic violence affects victims’ employers & coworkers, Oct. 25th

United Way of the Mid-South’s network of partners works to reduce domestic violence in our community in a variety of ways, including education and awareness efforts. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. United Way is one of the sponsoring organizations … Continue reading

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Your support at work: Suffering from deep depression and family issues, Joanna struggled to care for her three-month-old child

Note: This story comes from Janet Whaley, Executive Director of Comprehensive Counseling Network. Names and images are changed to protect privacy. Joanna was suffering from constant sadness and could barely keep up with all the demands of caring for her … Continue reading

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United Way and Advance Memphis hold conversation about improving success for young adults (ages 18-24)

A question-and-answer seminar at ¬†Advance Memphis’ offices at 769 Vance last week sought feedback from Memphians looking for work about what can be done to improve jobless rates for people living in the 38126 zip code area. Advance Memphis works … Continue reading

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