Unbanked: The high cost of doing business in ZIP 38126Read Article
If I drive in South Memphis, or North Memphis or Frayser, I see more pawn shops, more payday loans than anything. If I drive in Germantown, if I drive in Cordova, you have to have a magnifying glass to see one. They flash across the TV screens here. It's more in our neighborhood than other ...
Building a tech workforce in Memphis bit by byteRead Article
The need for a tech workforce is growing, and Memphis is playing catch-up by offering certification courses to adults as well as coding and programming workshops for students.
Advance Memphis brings change to South MemphisRead Article
Advance Memphis is in the business of bringing economic self-sufficiency to the residents of the 38126 ZIP code, which includes much of the Soulsville USA neighborhood.
Memphis will match funds for expungement of non-violent offendersRead Article
Beneficiaries of the Better Memphis Fund also receive job and soft skills training from the city’s Workforce Investment Network.
City of Memphis employs panhandlers to beautify the cityRead Article
“At the end of the day, you’ve actually worked for the Mayor. It's a big deal. It's not some handout. It's a public works job site.”