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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.

Local leaders from the Muslim community assist at the Thistle & Bee farm.

Sound & Color: MLGW hoax, 1968 sanitation workers speak out

Memhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress

HopeWorks will be moving into the neighborhood in September.  They are in the process of renovating the former Southern Security Federal Credit Union on Summer Avenue to equip it for classroom instruction for the Personal and Career Development and a

New hope brims for HopeWorks’ new Summer Avenue location

Sierra Club event featuring MATA

Conservationists offer green solutions to Memphis public transit

Carpenter Art Garden 5 Year Anniversary Street Painting

Carpenter Art Garden celebrates five years of creativity


Five upcoming projects that will change Memphis neighborhoods

Colby Midgett

Local florist blossoms in Binghampton

Ibtisam Salih sells Sudanese fare at the Caritas on Broad pop-up shop at the 10th annual Broad Avenue Art Walk.

Refugee's catering venture brings Sudan to Memphis tables

Art Walk

Binghampton immigrants sell food to share their stories

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