United Way hosts architect of its ‘Driving the Dream’ initiative

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 08, 2019 6:06 PM CT
<strong>Marcella Wilson, who devised the "Transition to Success" model for attacking urban poverty, speaks about the need for systemic poverty relief during a Memphis visit Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Crosstown Concourse. Wilson's model is the basis for United Way of the Mid-South's Driving the Dream initiative.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Marcella Wilson, who devised the "Transition to Success" model for attacking urban poverty, speaks about the need for systemic poverty relief during a Memphis visit Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Crosstown Concourse. Wilson's model is the basis for United Way of the Mid-South's Driving the Dream initiative. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

With the support of a network of 49 organizations, United Way of the Mid-South is celebrating the first year of its collaborative attack on local poverty with a visit from the woman who inspired the agency's initiative.

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Driving the Dream Marcella Wilson United Way of the Mid-South
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