"Working collectively, community members are coming together to identify and implement the changes they would like to see in their neighborhood." -- Have you seen the "I love Soulsville" mural at the intersection of McLemore and Mississippi in South Memphis?
http://www.buildingcommunitycapacity.org/news/soulsville-shifts-mural-uplifts-community-culture Soulsville in Memphis, TN was selected in 2014 to join the second cohort of neighborhoods in BNCP. In 2015, Soulsville community members take charge of change by organizing to shift a mural project to better reflect the spirit of the community. Soulsville Shifts Mural, Uplifts Community |9 hours 20 min ago.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Memphis as one of 12 communities that have received designations under the Obama Administration’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership initiative. Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Memphis as one of 12 communities that have received designations under the Obama... Memphis gets federal support to boost manufacturing1 day 3 hours ago.
In the News: Streets – our largest public spaces – are more dangerous for some
https://www.ioby.org/blog/in-the-news-streets-our-largest-public-spaces-are-more-dangerous-for-some by ioby July 23, 2015 In our new series “In the News,” we take a moment to look at a headline issue and reflect on how it impacts the neighborhoods where we live and work. Michael Kimmelman’s July 15 New York Times article “Renewal Projects, Down to the Sidewalks, Highlight Social Divide… In the News: Streets – our largest public spaces – are more dangerous for some | ioby3 days 10 hours ago.
Watch this week's episode of Live from Memphis Slim's courtesy of the Memphis Slim House
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