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Women Offering Women Support (WOWS)

The Young Administration is committed to aid those justice involved and re-turning citizens in their plight for stability. It is in this effort; the Office of Community Affairs hosts its Manhood University and Women Offering Women Support (WOWS) classes. Manhood University and WOWS serve as the City of Memphis re-entry program. The expectation of both Manhood University & WOWS is to encourage, empower and employ the men and women in Memphis to reach their highest potential.

This is a six-session program, and the course topics are:

  • Intro to Manhood/WOWS
  • Police & Community Relations
  • Applications/Resume Completion
  • Effective Communication
  • Preparing for Interviews/Dress for Success/Mock Interviews
  • Learning the Rules of the Game/Credit-Financial Literacy


The next session date: March 19th-28th 

Registration Closed   —

WHEN:All classes for the accelerated sessions are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for a period of two weeks.

Class times are 10am – noon and 5 – 7 p.m.


Location:All classes will be held at 555 Beale Street.


Please note: Covid19 safety precautions will govern our class sizes.

We follow CDC, City of Memphis & Shelby County Health Department Covid Regulations.


All dates/days are subject to change.

Please call 901-636-6825 for more information.


Program Testimonials

“Thank you for your hard work and support. Trust that I will not let W.O.W.S down.”

Linda G., WOWS Graduate (March 2021 Employment Assistance)

“You just don’t understand what this means to me.”

WOWS Graduate Ashley H. (March 2021 Employment Assistance) 

“Hello hope all is well. Mr. White, I told everyone on my Facebook page about the Greatness this class has to offer! I hope it help you guys have a great successful turn out. Thank you for everything!!”

Teariyne B., WOWS (June 2020 TNDL Assistance) 


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