Our Mission and Values February marks Black History Month, and April marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. As a Memphis-based organization, we are committed to collaborating with local officials to bring positive change to our community.
National Feature: PBS NewsHour Spotlights UPPs
“The parenting places are designed to make information, guidance, support and problem solving available to parents early in the appearance of issues before they become a problem.”
– Robin Karr-Morse | Author, Founder: The Parenting Institute
“Every community has a high level of toxic stress.
What we’re hoping to answer is ‘what do we need to do about it?”
– Barbara Holden Nixon | Founder, ACE Center Task Force
“We do 5,000 deliveries a year. 52% are underserved and the rest are everyday walk-of-life. I don’t care who you are; parenting can be scary. From the moment it happens all the way through the teen years.”
– Anita Vaughan | Founder, CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women