Opportunities – Growing Support for Post-Secondary Students

Opportunities – Growing Support for Post-Secondary Students

Heaven graduated high school in 2020 and decided to attend Tennessee State University. She needed extra support once her college classes began even though she was receiving help from her high school counselor and her DCS case manager.  Heaven struggled with distance...
Engagement – No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed

Engagement – No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed

Former NFL player Michael Oher and subject of the movie “The Blindside,” is no stranger to experiencing at a young age the benefits of good deeds and kindness from others. Michael was determined when young to beat the negative odds of the cards he was dealt and rise...
Homes – An Environment to Grow and to Thrive

Homes – An Environment to Grow and to Thrive

Many of our young adults were previously in group foster care or other residential programs. One concern that we often hear from these young people is that these places don’t feel like a home or look too “institutionalized.” We understand that it’s not enough to...
Healing – Wholehearted Healing

Healing – Wholehearted Healing

Our friends at Kendra Scott in Green Hills gave a young woman in our Works Wonders program, Sara, the opportunity to express herself by making a collection of jewelry. Her collection, a beautiful bracelet and ring, both symbolizes and celebrates her journey at Monroe...
Opportunities – Better Together

Opportunities – Better Together

In order to reach the more than 9,000 “Opportunity Youth” in Nashville, we know we must partner with like-minded organization.  That is the function of our  Opportunity Now Reengagement Hub at Monroe Harding. 413 Strong is a faith-based...
Engagement – Former Teachers Give Back

Engagement – Former Teachers Give Back

The Nashville Association Area Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (NAAFCS)  partners with us to provide essentials to our supportive housing program. NAAFCS provides grants to area community organizations i through the Community Foundation to help  further...

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