Healthy Communities

Feature Story ACE Awareness Foundations' Universal Parenting Places provide bonding activities, education, counseling, and more for caregivers and their children. (Submitted)
Feature Story Caribe Sabor opened in 2016 at 662 Madison Avenue in The Edge. It serves traditional Venezuelan and Caribbean foods like arepas, tequeños, pastelitos, as well as unique dishes unique to Sabor Caribe. (High Ground News)

Video: Take a pandemic-safe trip to Venezuela with Sabor Caribe


Feature Story Starkisha James, 32, is a teacher at Newberry Elementary. (Shelia Williams)
Feature Story Geraldine Williams, 63, sits on her porch in North Memphis. Williams is a bus driver Durham School Services who says she'll be back in the driver's seat as soon as she can. (Shelia Williams)

Back to School: A Memphis bus driver shares her struggles and fears


Feature Story Christine Jones and her mother Irma (behind) walk down the hall toward an exam room while being seen at the Guthrie Primary Care Clinic in Smokey City, North Memphis. (Andrea Morales, 2017).

Healthcare has never been equitable and the pandemic is proof


Feature Story Kenzie Cleaves stands inside a vacant unit in her North Memphis apartment complex that she said has been unsecured for over a year. Unsafe housing conditions can increase COVID-19-related deaths. (Ziggy Mack)

In poor communities, toxic housing is a risk factor for COVID-19 deaths


Feature Story Derotha Payne-Obie mounts a recently completed puzzle at her dining room table. Prior to the pandemic, she attended the Lewis Senior Center. It closed in March under local and state mandates. (Tamara Cunningham)
Feature Story (frankieleon, Wikicommons)

Sobriety is going digital as substance abuse increases in the pandemic


Feature Story Frank Johnson looks towards North Memphis' Penn A Kem, LLC  chemical plant on the left hand side of the road. On the right is Douglass High School. (Ziggy Mack)
Feature Story Twenty-year veteran Shane Howell (left) stops by with paperwork as Private Michael Pence (right) works the Station 18 desk where crew members field emergency calls and help citizen who walk in with an emergency. (Ziggy Mack)

901RideChoice is reducing non-emergency calls to 911


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