Race & Education Panel Discussion December 18th

New Path and The Memphis Urban League will bring their 2008 Race Relations & Memphis panel series to a close, with a final forum on Race & Education.  On Thursday, December 18, 2008, join panelists Susanne Jackson (Citizen analyst), Katie Stanton (SCEA), Daniel Kiel (University of Memphis), Tom Jones (Smart City Consulting), and Charles McKinney (Rhodes College) to discuss the impacts of race on school choice, desegregation, and the quality of education.  Roblin Webb (Freedom Preparatory Academy) will moderate.

New Path Supports Freda Williams for School Board

New Path is excited to announce its full support for Dr. Freda Williams, Memphis
School Board candidate, At-large Position 1.  Freda is an exceptional leader with
the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance the work of the current board, and
contribute to the Memphis City School system's growth and advancement.

A life-long educator, Freda has always worked to put children first as a classroom
teacher for Memphis City Schools, and Nashville City Schools; as a University

Race & Economics Forum 5-21-08

On Wednesday May 21, 2008, New Path and the Memphis Urban League will host the third forum in their 2008 Race Relations in Memphis panel series.

Panel 2: Race & Media

Join New Path and the Memphis Urban League for the second forum in our 2008 Race Relations in Memphis panel series--Race & Media.  This discussion will be held Tuesday, March 11th from 5:30-7:30 at the Ben Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave. Mtng Room A).       

A New Direction

The recent Municipal elections of October 4, 2007 proved to New Path that the citizens of Memphis are eager and ready for change and the infusion of fresh ideas in local governmental policies and procedures.  All votes have been cast and nine new representatives were selected to serve our city for the next four years on the Memphis City Council.  We look forward to their contributions to our city’s future development, and we have hope that all elected officials will begin to work toward moving Memphis in to a new political direction. 


2007: The Year of Opportunity

The 2007 election year presents vast opportunities for the political landscape of the city of Memphis. With each city council seat up for re-election in addition to the Mayor’s race, 2007 is bound to be an interesting year with the potential of changing the face of Memphis politics.

Betty Mallott Wins: A New Way For a New Day

November 7, 2006 was a joyous day for local political action committee New Path. Much of their excitement can be attributed to the victory of Memphis City School Board candidate Betty Mallott. Mallott succeeded in unseating incumbent of the District 2 school board position Deni Hirsh. In a heated race for the Memphis City School Board District 2 seat, New Path candidate Betty Mallott prevailed as the strongest of opponents Deni Hirsh and Arnold Weiner.

Sharon Webb Elected District 6 School Board Commissioner

In a heated race to serve the constituents of District 6 on the Memphis City School Board, Dr. Sharon A. Webb was successful in unseating long time incumbent Carl Johnson in a run –off campaign that was decided yesterday. Webb received an impressive 54 per cent of the vote, while her opponent, who was leading the race in the general election, only received 46 per cent.

New Path Supports Betty Mallott for School Board

Betty Mallott is a candidate for Memphis City School Board, District 2. She has served as a board member for Volunteer Memphis, a mentor for the Connect Mentoring Program in Memphis City Schools and is a former PTO president for Ridgeway High School. Mrs. Mallott founded the Partnership for Advancement of Character Education (PACE) and is also responsible for the Healthy Choices initiative, now being taught in all Memphis city schools.

New Path Supports Martavius Jones for School Board

New Path is providing its full support to Martavius Jones, candidate for Memphis City School Board, District 4. Martavius currently serves as commissioner on the School Board and is running for re-election.

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