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First 8 hires new leader to oversee early childhood education efforts in Memphis

February 21, 2020

From the Chalkbeat.org article: https://chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2020/02/20/first-8-hires-new-leader-to-oversee-early-childhood-education-efforts-in-memphis/

The nonprofit overseeing early childhood education efforts in Memphis has a new executive director.

Kandace Thomas was approved Thursday by the board of First 8 Memphis, and will start work April 1.

Thomas had previously been with the Irving Harris Foundation in Chicago for the last 13 years, most recently as a senior program officer, according to her online LinkedIn profile. Irving Harris is a grant-making body that supports the development of young children, arts and culture, and social change.  

Read the entire article here: https://chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2020/02/20/first-8-hires-new-leader-to-oversee-early-childhood-education-efforts-in-memphis/