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Workforce Development

Fight for 15

Opinion: The injustice of a Memphis economy built on low-wage jobs

John Paul Shaffer announces the rebranding of BLDG Memphis.

CD Council and Livable Memphis begin new era as BLDG Memphis

Work Local

City of Memphis employs panhandlers to beautify the city

A VR user in action. What is displayed on the screen is a two dimensional representation of what is shown in a full three dimensions in the headset. Photo courtesy of Memphis Game Developers.

Indie video game developers take Memphis tech to the next level

Jason Ayers high fives one of the kids that came out to help clean up empty lots along Randle Street in Klondike. Folks from the community organization Crowning Our Youth, Inc. an anti-violence and youth oriented group, worked to clean up vacant lots

Reflections on Klondike Smokey City

Jerome Pope (L) and Robert Coates (R) cut hair at The Barber School on Jackson Avenue in Klondike.

The Barber School brings needed job skills to North Memphis

Economic Justice

It's up to us: Considering economic justice in Memphis


Grassroots efforts in Klondike Smokey City stem from one woman

Porter Leath Childrens’ Home on Manassas Street is the oldest structure in Klondike/Smokey City. It was an orphanage until 1969 when it became a multi-service agency to serve more children in need.

Prosperity and decline shape Klondike Smokey City's history

Economic Justice

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Welding served with hot tamales at DJ’s on Summer Avenue


Community LIFT launches fund to boost community development

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