8,025 children and 7,043 families served since 7/1/12!


Porter-Leath has been a proud AmeriCorps partner since 1996. AmeriCorps members at Porter-Leath are active with the Parents as Teachers components, serving as home visitors and delivering the evidence-based curriculum to at-risk pregnant women and low-income families. Members also serve in Porter-Leath Head Start centers and are an integral part of the agencys mission of empowering children and families to achieve a healthy, optimal and independent lifestyle.


For more information about AmeriCorps at Porter-Leath or for information on becoming an AmeriCorps member, contact Gwen Price or call 901-577-2500 x 1159

Featured Story

Ricardo came to American Way Head Start during the 2008-2009 school year. Ricardo is a 5 year old little boy who loves to play with blocks and build towers. When he first came to Head Start, he did not talk very much, and struggled to communicate with his teachers and his peers.

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