Saving Memphis one teen mom at a time

New ‘Work Index’ highlights teen birth’s impact on local workforce, economy

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: September 12, 2022 3:12 PM CT | Published: September 10, 2022 4:00 AM CT
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The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

A young mother, a community educator and a new social development firm work to unpack and defy grim teen birth statistics, build healthy families and ‘redesign’ the community.

Topics

Teen Pregnancy Dragonfly Collective The Urban Child Institute Methodist Le Bonheur
In partnership with
The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

David Waters

David Waters

David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.


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