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The need to encourage and equip the next generation of community leaders in Memphis is obvious to those who know our city best. To meet this demand, our young leaders need a place where they can learn proven leadership skills in a mutually chal lenging environment from top-flight coaches and mentors. Such a place is now available in Memphis. It is called NEXUS: A Proven Experience in Leadership.

Second Presbyterian Church and MPACT Memphis jointly developed NEXUS in 2003 as a vehicle for the development and improvement of leadership skills, as well as a means for participants to make valuable connections with leaders in the Memphis community. Relationship is the key component of the NEXUS experience. NEXUS is unique in that it seeks to duplicate the experienced leader and develop the young, emerging leader through mentorship and relationship.

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Announcements

NEXUS hosted the Annual Leadership Luncheon on March 22 with the lead sports columnist for the Commercial Appeal Geoff Calkins as the keynote speaker. The event offered a special opportunity for community leaders, NEXUS alumni and current participants to come together and learn more about NEXUS and mentoring. Please contact NEXUS for more information. Our recruitment efforts will begin this spring with an information recepti

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Special thanks to NEXUS Alumni and current participants that made the first NEXUS IN MOTION event a success. The event took place on January 6 at International Paper and offered guests an opportunity to network and have table discussion around timely, important topics. Thank you to table leaders: MISKA CLAY BIBBS, NANCY COE, AMY BETH DUDLEY,BENTLY GOODWIN, LARRY PAPASAN, ADEE SHANKLE, SRIDHAR SUNKARA, CHRISTINA WATKINS, and

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Members of the NEXUS Class of 2018 volunteered at STREETS Ministries as one of their Service projects this year.

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Members of the NEXUS Network attended the annual NEXUS NIGHT OUT event on October 18 at the home of NEXUS Alumni Norma and Kem Wilson. The event was successfully attended and offered a great time for guests to connect with members of the NEXUS Class of 2019 and alumni. Special thanks to the Wilsons for hosting the event.

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Testimonials
"NEXUS has been an awesome experience for me due to the fact that I was perfectly matched with my mentor. It is evident that the matching process was intentional because of how much I've been able to learn from and relate to my mentor. This has been true for m...
Kierra Warren, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2018 -
“Given family, running my own business, and having several volunteer focuses, I was not looking for opportunities of involvement. After being asked to be a NEXUS mentor I weighed the ramifications and felt like it was a worthwhile investment. Venturing into ...
Joey Bland, NEXUS Mentor, Class of 2018 -
“The NEXUS program has helped me by exposing me to new leaders in the Memphis community, business world, and in my generation. The lessons that I've learned over the past nine months I'll carry with me for the rest of my life and I couldn't be more grateful ...
Kanesha Hines, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2018 -
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