Rhodes Alumna Pat Morgan ’91 to Be Honored by Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis

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Pat Morgan ’91

Pat Morgan ’91 will be honored at the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis’ Legend Award Luncheon on April 27 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. One of three honorees, she is being recognized for her three decades of work to break the cycle of homelessness locally, statewide and nationally. Honorees also will be recognized through original art that will go on permanent display at The Hall of Legends inside Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women.

Morgan received a B.A. in political science from Rhodes in 1991. She is author of the award-winning The Concrete Killing Fields, a memoir about her battle to break the cycle of homelessness. Morgan’s experiences include directing the Calvary Street Ministry in Memphis and serving in a dual position as a program analyst at the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness and as a special assistant at HUD in Washington, DC.  She also has served as the executive director of Partners for the Homeless, a public-private partnership in Memphis.