Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Summit
The Grizzlies’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration events tip-off by recognizing January as National Mentoring Month. Grizzlies Prep Ambassador Vince Carter will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Summit at Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School on Monday, Jan. 9 at approximately 4 p.m.. Carter will be joined by four youth mentors and other special guests along with Grizzlies Prep scholars for a roundtable conversation about the challenges facing urban youth in their own words. The event will be hosted by Grizzlies Partner, Foundation Board Chair and Grizzlies Prep Mentor Elliot Perry. Grizzlies Prep is the Memphis Grizzlies’ namesake charter school in downtown Memphis, serving 6-8th grade middle school boys with the tools necessary to develop a strong educational foundation that will better serve them for the rigors of high school and higher education.