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Now is the time. Memphis is the place.

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Want to Boost Educational Impact? Just Add Music. - Choose901 Can we quantify the difference music education can make in the life of a child?  There are studies that show that it can lead to higher test scores, stronger math performance, and even a higher IQ—and then we can talk about the positive effects on self-esteem, stress, and creativity.  In short, the positive

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Have You Signed Up to Volunteer This Month? - Choose901 I’m sure many of you had “Covid projects,” or new hobbies that came up when we were doing a lot less going out. I tried to learn to sew, tried my hand at having a green thumb. Well, I still have a box of fabric sitting around and I killed rosemary, which is supposedly the

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Want to Boost Educational Impact? Just Add Music. - Choose901 Can we quantify the difference music education can make in the life of a child?  There are studies that show that it can lead to higher test scores, stronger math performance, and even a higher IQ—and then we can talk about the positive effects on self-esteem, stress, and creativity.  In short, the positive

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Group Volunteering Matters—for Reasons That Might Surprise You - Choose901 Raise your hand if you’ve ever gathered with a youth group, sorority or fraternity, office team, or other well-meaning band of folks to volunteer. Maybe you painted a wall or two, played with children, or cleaned a building—and no doubt, your group left that place better than you found it. But did it really make

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From Stax to the Met: Young Memphian to Perform in NYC Opera - Choose901 This Memphian is traveling to New York City and performing at the Met Opera...all before his 13th birthday.  If you met him, you might think Caleb Thompson is an ordinary 12-year-old, but he has some extraordinary fall semester plans: he’s making his way from Memphis to New York City to join the roster of

Choose901 is a movement of passionate Memphians who want to invest and enjoy their lives in the Bluff City.

These are the people who know and believe that Memphis isn’t becoming a good city, but is already a great city. A real city with problems that need to be solved. A growing city with opportunities to be seized. A fun city with so much to enjoy.

Choose901 exists to share these great things and introduce these great people to each other while being a positive megaphone to the rest of the world.

We hope this passion to make a difference and have a blast will spread to those who live outside and inside the 901. Our mission is for all to hear these stories, see these opportunities and be compelled to join the movement.

Now is the time. Memphis is the place.

You’re in? Awesome. Here’s what to do:

Check out our Jobs of the Week and consider these volunteer programs, internships, and residencies. Get inspired and join the movement as an educator. Tell us the best way to keep in touch with you. Make sure you are following Choose901 on your favorite social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Make sure you for sure subscribe today to the Choose901 email. It is the easiest way to keep up with all that is happening in the Bluff City.

If you’re already a Memphian, let’s share the good news of our city!  Post this video to social media, use the hashtag #Choose901 and tag friends who should live here.