Kirstin Cheers

Kirstin Cheers is a native South Memphian and freelance journalist. She's written for The Tri-State Defender and is a current contributor for iLoveMemphis blog and Memphistravel.com. Professionally, she's the communications specialist at United Way of the Mid-South, a non-profit that supports agencies serving people living in poverty.

Feature StoryXadion Woods brings his daughter, Taylor, to the Pre-K and Kindergarten Kickoff at the Board of Education on Saturday, May 5th. Woods is attempting to enroll his daughter in kindergarten this upcoming year. (Kirstin Cheers)
Feature StoryStudents complete a science scavenger hunt on April 17th at Hillcrest High. (Kirstin Cheers)
Feature StoryStephanie Love stands in front at Whitney Elementary in Frayser, which residents say is negatively affected by a nearby landfill.

Community activists affect change in Frayser and North Memphis