Binghampton

Finding new life for Binghampton's international communityRead Article

The First International Baptist Church of Memphis brings together resettled refugees from a variety of backgrounds as they find a new American life in Binghampton. 

Refugees find health care in BinghamptonRead Article

Christ Community Health Services and World Relief Memphis work together to provide health care and other services to refugees who are resettled in Memphis, many of whom are located in the Binghampton community.

VIDEO: Carpenter Art Garden engages BinghamptonRead Article

The Carpenter Art Garden is a colorful pocket of education, community and play in Binghampton. 
Binghampton urban farm

Road to Memphis long for Bhutanese refugeesRead Article

Forced from their homes in Bhutan in the early 1990s, ethnic Nepali Bhutanese find homes in neighborhoods such as Memphis’ Binghampton after 20-plus years in Nepali camps.

Refugee's catering venture brings Sudan to Memphis tablesRead Article

After spending seven years preparing food at Binghampton’s Caritas Village, Ibtisam Salih is ready to take her famous Sudanese soups and other recipes to the city through a new catering business, Ibti’s Soup and Catering

Caritas Village's new director brings theatrical flair to the longstanding community hubRead Article

Meet Leslie Barker, the new executive director of Caritas Village.
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The geographic heart of the city, Binghampton is one of Memphis’ most diverse neighborhoods, with immigrants and refugees from nearly 20 countries in its 2.55 square miles. The neighborhood is also unique for its blend of residential and commercial properties with warehousing, shipping and light manufacturing capabilities. The Benjamin J. Hooks Central Library and Broad Avenue Arts District draw Memphians from across the city while residents stay active with a host of grassroots organizations, parks and greenlines and more.

Feature StoryAccelerator programs hosted by organizations such as EPICenter Memphis, Memphis Bioworks and Start Co., help entrepreneurs launch businesses and   connect them with pathways to capital. To date, EPICenter has raised more than $16 million in capital.
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Innovation & Job NewsHug Neighborhood Park Friends encourages engagement with city parks with activities like bicycle clubs and rodeos.

Adopt-A-Park program ramping up the call for volunteers


Innovation & Job NewsResidents of Memphis Teacher Residency spend a school year in the classroom with a mentor-teacher getting hand-on training.

Memphis Teacher Residency prepares students for success


Feature StoryListen To America Small

HuffPost, High Ground News & MLK50 to discuss economic inequality in Memphis


Development NewsJeff Tumlin

New public speaker series to address importance of urban planning


Feature StoryLiz Gutierrez, founder and CEO of Enterprising Latinas.

How to create jobs and help neighborhoods prosper? Support local entrepreneurs


Feature StoryDr. Steven Euler, right, sets up an appointment with a caller's primary care doctor for further care.

New 9-1-1 initiatives seek to alleviate demands of nonemergency calls


Development NewsMemhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress