• House Man Drew

    It’s unseasonably cold for Memphis when Drew Crowe pulls into his church parking lot. The handful of volunteers who greet him at the door all know him by name; it’s clear he’s no stranger here. He spends extra time at the sink scrubbing grout and drywall mud off his scarred and work-worn hands.The sun won’t

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  • At Persevere, “Y’all Family!”

    Marcellas flashes another winning smile, shakes my hand, and simply states, “Y’all Persevere. Y’all family.” I felt a lot of things after meeting Marcellas. I felt frustration with the “justice” system. I felt a renewed gratitude for my own freedom. Most of all, I felt invigorated. Hope and optimism are especially contagious when found in

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  • The New Persevere Shared Services Center in Memphis, TN

    Based on our growth and presence in the Memphis area, we are pleased to announce the August 20, 2019 opening of the Persevere Shared Services Center in Memphis, Tennessee.  Located at 4147 Willow Lake Blvd.Memphis, TN 38118, the Persevere Shared Services Center, which also houses Persevere’s main office, is an essential component of our program,

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  • Expansion and Growth

    As summer winds down, and fall commences, Persevere is ready to roll! We are forging ahead with confidence as we prepare for well-planned expansion and growth. Soon we will open two new program sites that will provide Persevere support to even more justice-involved youth, men, and women. Staff and instructors have been trained and are

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