Videos by People First Partnership in Memphis. PeopleFirst Partnership is an unprecedented collaborative effort dedicated to improving education outcomes and growing talent in Memphis/Shelby County.
Memphis has just been announced as one of 20 Cities to receive a grant from the Lumina Foundation to become a part of their College Access Partnership. As the video explains, high rates of college attainment are a primary factor in a city's economic health. Increasing post-secondary preparedness and completion in Memphis/Shelby County are fundamental goals of PeopleFirst, and the College Attainment Partnership will play an integral role in making that happen.