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City Leadership Celebrates 10 Years of Investing in Memphis and Memphians

By now, you’ve probably wondered where Choose901 came from, and I’m here to share a big part of its origin story!

Ten years ago, a man named John Carroll decided he wanted to help Memphians be better. More specifically, he wanted to give nonprofit leaders the expertise and tools to be great stewards of their missions. He manifested his love for serving others and serving Memphis into a nonprofit that’s been doing just that for the past decade. I’m talking about City Leadership, and I sat down with the founding father to hear the story of how it all began.

The conversation was so good that we had to split it into four parts, and we hope you enjoy each of them!

Part One: John shares how things started, and why a commercial mattered.

Part Two: The part where we became problem-solvers

Part Three: For the past 10 years, we’ve helped harvest optimism. Now, what will we do with that during the next decade?

Part Four: Thankful for the memories!

Learn more about City Leadership here.

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Get to know City Leadership’s other campaigns:

  • Learn about Teach 901 here.
  • Learn about Serve901 here.
  • Get the know the Choose901 Alumni squad here
  • Learn more about Give901 here

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