Blog

The LPBC team has the opportunity to attend and host many events throughout the year. This blog will chronicle our journey through the Mid-South and a witness account of all of the amazing things happening in our community. We hope you enjoy our stories and check out our upcoming events page under the get involved tab to join in on the journey!

  • Las Americas

    Las Americas

    The mission of Las Americas is to “serve and develop functional and successful Latino youth and children of all ages and to help them make a smooth transition into the American school system and life
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  • CodeCrew

    CodeCrew

    CodeCrew addresses the city’s digital skills gap by mentoring underrepresented kids to be tech innovators and leaders. CodeCrew provides in-depth computer science training to the community’s children
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  • W.O. Smith Music School

    W.O. Smith Music School

    W.O. Smith Music School exists to provide affordable, quality music instruction available to children from low-income families in the Metropolitan Nashville area.
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  • ChangeMakers: Jason Duncan

    ChangeMakers: Jason Duncan

    After founding Energy Lighting Services in 2010 in Nashville, CEO Jason Duncan and his team have completed four of the world's largest LED retrofits. The commercial lighting company has saved compani
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  • Martyrs Park

    Martyrs Park

    For the first time in seven years of living here (most of the time!) I visited Martyrs Park, an accidental discovery during my self-guided downtown tour. It is a beautiful park on the Mississippi Riv
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  • Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television

    Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television

    Nashville Education, Community, and Arts Television, also known as NECAT, exists to teach people how to make TV shows in their cutting-edge studio and then broadcast those shows so that the world can
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  • The SPARK: The Power of Creating Art

    The SPARK champions business and community leaders igniting positive change. This month on The SPARK our theme is “The Power of Creating Art.” We’ll learn more about an organization creating communit
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  • Radio Show: Toward Justice: A City-Wide Upstanders' Project

    A collaborative between the Memphis Jewish Community Center, Facing History and Ourselves, and other agencies; Toward Justice: A City-Wide Upstanders' Project is a month long endeavor with various e
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  • Radio Show: Restore Corps

    Restore Corps exists to eradicate human trafficking by empowering survivors, equipping communities, and seeking justice through systemic change.
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  • Radio Show: Creative Aging

    Creative Aging is the only organization in the Mid-South that brings the arts to older adults where they live or gather.
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  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee

    For over 114 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, serving as one of the original Boys & Girls Club organizations in the country, has provided a safe, exciting and engaging place to learn, g
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  • It's About Healthy Babies

    It's About Healthy Babies

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    • Jerome Robinson
    The March for Babies is being held on May 5th from 8 AM - 2 PM at Shelby Farms Park
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  • Radio Show: PeopleCap

    PeopleCap is about the people side of business. They work with growing companies that value their people as their greatest asset.
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  • Radio Show: Alice Faye Duncan

    Alice Faye Duncan is a librarian and writer for young people.
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  • Radio Show: RMHC Memphis Red Shoe Society

    The mission of Ronald McDonald House of Memphis’ Red Shoe Society is to engage, empower, and inspire young professionals to participate in philanthropic and leadership endeavors and to build awarenes
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  • Special Olympics Greater Memphis

    Special Olympics Greater Memphis

    The Special Olympics uses sports as a way to showcase the skills and dignity of more than 4.9 million athletes in 172 countries, including some 2,500 who participate in the Memphis area.
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  • East Buntyn Art Walk

    East Buntyn Art Walk

    The East Buntyn Art Walk will take place on April 21, 2018. For more information, please visit www.eastbuntynartwalk.com
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  • Creative Aging

    Creative Aging

    Memphis has a thriving music and arts scene, but sometimes it can be difficult for our community’s seniors to access it. Creative Aging works to solve this issue of access by bringing the arts to t
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  • Radio Show: Belltower Artisans

    Belltower Artisans was started by two college students from Memphis who are passionate about making things and investing in the city and culture they live in.
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  • Radio Show: The Bodine School

    Bodine is an independent school located right outside of Memphis in Germantown, TN, that serves students in grades 1-6 who have been diagnosed with dyslexia or similar difficulties with reading.
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  • Radio Show: Slingshot Memphis

    A former counselor and teacher turned institutional investment broker, Justin Miller, Founder of Slingshot Memphis, felt increasingly pulled to step into the yawning gap that separates so many Memphi
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  • Reflections on MLK50

    Reflections on MLK50

    I purposely did not write about MLK50 yesterday because I believe there were, and are, voices more powerful and more relevant than mine. While I proudly embrace Memphis as home it does not escape me
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  • Radio Show: Taste of Science - Memphis

    Taste of Science is a festival April 22-28 where the best science researchers share their work with you in your favorite spaces across Memphis and other communities nationwide.
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  • Radio Show: Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Company

    Dance is a joyous celebration of life. Dance is mastery of the human body. Dance is a path of personal growth. These are some of the guiding principals of Ballet On Wheels Dance School (BOW)— Memphis
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  • Radio Show: Porter-Leath - Foster

    In Tennessee alone, there are over 8,000 children in the foster care program. In Shelby County, approximately 200 of the hardest-to-place children - kids who are older and/or in sibling groups - wait
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  • ChangeMakers: Josh McManus

    ChangeMakers: Josh McManus

    Josh McManus is a problem-solver working in post-industrial cities with entrepreneurs, corporations, and foundations to help people positively transform the places that they love.
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  • The Arc Mid-South

    The Arc Mid-South

    The Arc Mid-South’s mission is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential.
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