Category Archives: Information Resources

Quick Link: Broadcast of LPBC interview with Dr. Robinson

You can hear Jeremy Park’s interview with United Way President & CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson for the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club program on AM600 online, using the link below. Copy and paste into your browser – you will leave our … Continue reading

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Hear United Way President & CEO Dr. Robinson on AM600 this weekend

AM600’s Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club radio show will feature an interview with United Way President and CEO, Dr. Kenneth Robinson, during broadcasts this weekend. Air times on AM600: Saturday, June 18 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 19 | … Continue reading

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Impacting Poverty: United Way’s poverty strategy featured in two-page spread in Memphis magazine

The latest edition of Memphis magazine (June 2016) provides a two-page spread featuring United Way’s new strategy to impact Mid-South poverty and move more people into lives of greater financial self-sufficiency. The spread, entitled “Driving The Dream,” shares details about United … Continue reading

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Feedback: Replies to the poverty questions (texting exercise) at our Annual Luncheon

[Originally published 4/15/16] During United Way President & CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson’s address at our Annual Luncheon on Tuesday at The Peabody in Memphis, he asked attendees to help inform our process in responding to local poverty by answering four … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Our friends at Shelby County Preparedness are reminding the Mid-South that this is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, encouraging citizens to take steps now to make sure they are ready in case severe weather hits our region.Local media sources have provided … Continue reading

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Labor / Management Mid-Year Conference discusses need for growth of viable workforce, strong labor/management relationships

“Taking it back to the businesses, to the union halls, to the plants, and to the cafeterias” – that was one of the key themes of this year’s Tennessee Labor Management Mid-Year conference, which stressed the importance of a viable … Continue reading

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News: Youth Day at United Way draws attention to teen college/career planning

“Youth Day at United Way” was a wonderful success in bringing local teens together to learn about preparing for college/career and making good decisions now to create a more positive future. WREG News Channel 3 featured a report on the … Continue reading

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News: FOX 13 story – tax season creates heavy demand | United Way Free Tax Prep offering appointments

FOX 13 reports that the delivery of W-2 forms is creating a heavy demand on the IRS’ capabilities this year, and teams of volunteers at United Way Free Tax Prep sites are also seeing a dramatic rise in activity. Sarah Bleau’s interview … Continue reading

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News: Memphis Public Library | 2-1-1 partnership with United Way Free Tax Prep highlighted on Local Memphis Live

Memphis Public Library & Information Center and the LINC/2-1-1 service’s important role and partnership in our United Way Free Tax Prep program was the focus of a report on Local Memphis Live from ABC Local 24 this week. Audrey May, Public … Continue reading

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United Way Emerging Leaders Coffee & Conversation features Just City guests on February 18

United Way Emerging Leaders next “Coffee & Conversation” meeting will host leaders from Just City, a new nonprofit that supports a stronger right to legal counsel and smarter criminal justice policies for Memphis and Tennessee. Just City Executive Director Josh … Continue reading

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