Nonprofit Red Door Urban Missions grows partnership with ARISE2Read

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 16, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 16, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Eric Watkins helps students keep their focus on Thursday, Jan. 14, at Red Door Urban Missions&rsquo; virtual school learning center inside the New Horizon Apartments in Whitehaven.&nbsp;Watkins started the nonprofit in 2019 as a grassroots organization to serve those who are &ldquo;marginalized, neglected and ignored.&rdquo; </strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Eric Watkins helps students keep their focus on Thursday, Jan. 14, at Red Door Urban Missions’ virtual school learning center inside the New Horizon Apartments in Whitehaven. Watkins started the nonprofit in 2019 as a grassroots organization to serve those who are “marginalized, neglected and ignored.” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The new initiative will help students move toward reading at grade level.

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Red Door Urban Missions Eric Watkins Arise2Read Karen Vogelsang Whitehaven
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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