Nashville Promise Neighborhood is a revolutionary strategy to improve schools and communities.

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Profiles from the Neighborhood

  • Marvetta Norris ScreenshotMarvetta Norris, an MNPS Pre-K teacher at the Martha O'Bryan Center, discusses how her childhood experiences affect her work in the Nashville Promise Neighborhood.  Promise Neighborhood is a collaborative approach to service provision in our community that works to achieve these goals:  children and families are healthy; students are academically successful and have access to college or meaningful careers.

  • Milton Thomas, father and volunteer in Nashville Promise Neighborhood shares fond memories from his childhood and his promise to the Nashville Promise Neighborhood.


  • Ronnie SteineRonnie Steine, At-Large member of the Metro Nashville Council, discusses his work advocating for children and families, and how the Promise Neighborhood initiative fits perfectly into his work.