Maxine Mimms Academies

Maxine Mimms Academies strive to break down educational and economical barriers for teens and young adults. Our original emphasis focused on students who had either been suspended or expelled or have dropped out of Tacoma, Washington, public schools.

From 2012 we have been developing additional criteria regarding workforce development, post-traumatic stress disorder and urban agriculture. Our curriculum for urban agriculture and student re-engagement are available for implementation anywhere.

Featured Program: Garden of Eden Demonstration Project

The Garden of Eden (GOE) is a community agricultural initiative; designed to grow and harvest an abundance of organic vegetables, herbs, plants, and flowers every month throughout the year. In addition to supplying abundant quality food, this initiative creates several long term well paid jobs and a new sustainable economic institution. (Learn More)
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Learn More about Dr. Maxine Mimms

Dr. Maxine Mimms is the Founder of the Tacoma Evergreen State College, and the Maxine Mimms Academies. She is a highly recognized education consultant who has provided leadership and guidance to both public and private schools including the Oprah Winfrey?s Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa and the Cicely Tysons School of Performing and Fine Arts in East Orange, New Jersey. (Read More)

MMA News Preview

Tribune Reprises Mimms' Achievements
The Tacoma News Tribune recently published a summary of the career of our founder Maxine Mimms. The article describes her initial efforts to promote college attendance through the... Continues...
Dr. Maxine B. Mimms to Receive MLK, Jr., Community Service Award
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Special Event: Love and Miracles in Action
Date: Saturday 8/29/15 Location: Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma, Washington EntryFee: $50 until 7/1 -7/31; $65 after 8/1.
Lettuce make salad!
The first seedlings at our Tacoma hydroponics project are growing vigorously. We could perhaps be taking reservations for a sampling, time and place to be announced. Sadly, you... Continues...
Community Welcome And Fundraiser June 5
AN EVENING OF EXQUISITE CUISINE, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ---- Please join us for a splendid occasion honoring the legacy of Dr. Maxine Mimms and the Grand-Reopening of the Maxine Mimms... Continues...