The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN): "On Wednesday, Rev. Bill Owens, founder of the Coalition of African-American Pastors, announced the launch of 'Mission: Education,' an initiative he and other ministers feel is necessary to save struggling students and schools and take some burden off of teachers..."
ABC NEWS 24 (Memphis, TN): "It's said, it takes a village to raise a child, that's the thought behind Mission: Education. Co-founder, Reverend Bill Owens says, 'Many of these children don't even have one family, they don't have a family at home. So I'm saying the church must pick up the slack and minister to the needs of the people..."
Faith in Memphis (Memphis, TN): "The church has always been the cornerstone of a community. Mission: Education will primarily focus on the churches in the community, and through them, engage more families. Pastors will lead the charge and send outreach advocates two-by-two into the community to reach out to families and their children..."
My Fox Memphis (Memphis, TN): "Memphis Mayor A C Wharton got another big endorsement for his re-election campaign Monday afternoon. The group "Education for All" is putting its support behind the mayor, but it is not your typical endorsement for a candidate..."