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28 minutes | May 21, 2019
Neighborhood Connect Podcast|Greater Memphis Chamber: New CEO talks ECONOMICS| KUDZUKIAN
Beverly Robertson, once interim, is currently the president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber. She is building on the legacy left by Phil Trenary, who passed away on September 27. She is the first female president of the Greater Memphis Chamber. Upon leaving Corporate America, she was asked to become interim executive director of the National Civil Rights Museum and ultimately spent over 17 years as museum leader and president. She raised over $43 million during her tenure and built the annual Freedom Awards to global prominence including visiting President Nelson Mandela in his South African home to personally appeal to him to attend the ceremony. She sits with us to talk about the future of Memphis economy and the economic growth opportunities that are forthcoming. Listen on MemphisHCD.org, Youtube, WYPL, Stitcher and Apple Podcast. The Neighborhood Connect podcast is powered by Kudzukian.
25 minutes | May 21, 2019
Neighborhood Connect Podcast|Preserving Home Ownership in Frayser| KUDZUKIAN
Frayser acquire blighted houses and fully renovate to provide safe affordable descent housing opportunities. They have completed over 190 houses in Frayser. They currently own 118 beautiful homes. Frayser preserve home ownership by assisting existing owners to stay in their homes. The CDC offer HUD certified Home Buyer Education classes. These classes assure that new buyers are informed. Charlie Caswell talks about his role with Legacy of Legends and the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Listen on MemphisHCD.org, Youtube, WYPL, Stitcher and Apple Podcast. The Neighborhood Connect podcast is powered by Kudzukian.
28 minutes | May 21, 2019
Neighborhood Connect Podcast|Raleigh Part 2: Development in Underway in the Raleigh Community| KUDZUKIAN
In place of the old Raleigh Springs Mall, the City is building the new Raleigh Springs Town Center. This development will include a new building for the Memphis Police Department. A new library is also being constructed to replace the aging branch library in Raleigh. The library will feature an open, flexible layout with lots of windows and glass walls for natural light. It will include a Cloud901 tech center, similar to the one in the Benjamin Hooks Library, with state-of-the-art technology and a layout designed to encourage innovation, collaboration and critical thinking. Listen on MemphisHCD.org, Youtube, WYPL, Stitcher and Apple Podcast. The Neighborhood Connect podcast is powered by Kudzukian.
30 minutes | May 21, 2019
Neighborhood Connect Podcast |Raleigh Part 1: Homelessness Is Not Just What You See | KUDZUKIAN
Refuge Memphis talks about imparting hope in times of need with food, clothing, emergency shelter, and educational pathways. Executive Director Donnie Wheeler discusses Refuge involvement with the Homeless population in Raleigh and throughout Memphis. Kimberly Mitchell, Administrator of Homeless & Special Needs, provides insight on how the City of Memphis administers grant programs that develop housing, pay rental assistance and provide supportive services to low-income homeless and/or special needs populations. Listen on MemphisHCD.org, Youtube, WYPL, Stitcher and Apple Podcast. The Neighborhood Connect podcast is powered by Kudzukian.
29 minutes | May 21, 2019
Neighborhood Connect Podcast |Cooper-Young/ Midtown: Epicenter, Hub of Entrepreneurship | KUDZUKIAN
The Memphis region has a connected and collaborative entrepreneurship ecosystem led by Epicenter, the nonprofit hub of the greater Memphis entrepreneurial movement. Using a systems approach, Epicenter drives strategy and measures impact among a network of economic development, academic, corporate, and government partners to increase support to new and existing tech startups, creative and community-based businesses, student entrepreneurs, and others across industries and stages of growth. Listen on MemphisHCD.org, Youtube, WYPL, Stitcher and Apple Podcast. The Neighborhood Connect podcast is powered by Kudzukian
30 minutes | Oct 17, 2018
Neighborhood Connect Podcast | Memphis Heritage Trail : Experience the African-American Journey | KUDZUKIAN
This episode hosted by Director Paul Young and Joyce Cox, OCCE Manager, catches up with Felicia Harris of Memphis Heritage Trail and Carolyn Michael-Banks of A Tour Of Possibilities to discuss the rich African-American history and culture of Memphis and its many neighborhoods.
29 minutes | Sep 29, 2018
Neighborhood Connect Podcast | MEMPHIS 3.0 - Preserving Our Neighborhoods, Preserves Our Future | KUDZUKIAN
This episode hosted by Director Paul Young; Joyce Cox, OCCE Manager, catches up with Ashley Cash of Memphis 3.0 and discuss the need to preserve Memphis' premier neighborhoods like Melrose. On the show today we have: Yancy Villa; Local Artist Leslie Smith, Building Memphis Roger Ekstrom, City of Memphis Charles Everett, Westwood High School
25 minutes | Sep 9, 2018
Neighborhood Connect Podcast | Historical Melrose Activation | KUDZUKIAN
Historical Melrose Activation: Preserving Our Neighborhoods, Preserves Our Future: Co-Hosts: Paul Young and Joyce Cox Guests: Donald Davis, Pastor of Spiritual Union Abide in Christ LaTonia Blankenship, Family Engagement Specialist, Melrose High School
31 minutes | Aug 12, 2018
Neighborhood Connect Podcast | New and Innovative Ideas Around Mobility | KUDZUKIAN
Paul and Joyce speak with a few executives who are leading Memphis' transportation and mobility evolution. On this episode of Neighborhood Connect we visit with: Roshun Austin, The Works Denise Parnell, Explore Bike Share Nicholas Oyler, City of Memphis
23 minutes | May 11, 2018
Neighborhood Connect Podcast | Green and Healthy Homes w/ Alisa HausHalter, Memphis Health Dept. | KUDZUKIAN
Dr. Alisa Haushalter, Shelby Co. (Memphis) Health Dept. visits with Paul and Joyce to discuss the Green and Healthy Home Initiative.
28 minutes | Apr 3, 2018
Neighborhood Connect | MLK50 and A Taste of Memphis | KUDZUKIAN
Recorded at the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM), Neighborhood Connect Hosts Paul Young and Joyce Cox welcome NCRM President, Terri Freeman, to discuss the events associated with this momentous occasion and Shirley Cobbins, A Taste of Memphis Volunteer, provides a rundown of this year's Taste of Memphis event, taking place at Tiger Lane. Enjoy!
38 minutes | Oct 18, 2017
Neighborhood Connect Podcast | South City Past, Present and Future with Author, Preston Lauterbach & Memphis Heritage Trails
Paul Young and Joyce Cox visit visit with Preston Lauterbach, author of the award-winning books Beale Street Dynasty, The Chitlin Circuit and the widely-read article, Memphis Burning [ https://placesjournal.org/article/memphis-burning/ ] and Felicia Harris of the Memphis Heritage Trail Project. They cover a wide range of topics: Preston's work (Beale Street Dynasty and Memphis Burning) Confederate Statues South City and its development Enjoy!!!
31 minutes | Jun 2, 2017
American Dream- Homeownership | Ralph Perry Jeffery Higgs Linda Williams | 30 min
This episode is about the American Dream-Homeownership. Our guest today is Ralph Perry the Director of Tennessee Housing Development Organization. Ralph is talking about the partnership with HCD regarding the new Down Payment Assistance Program. Jeffery Higgs, Executive Director Lemoyne-Owen CDC and Neighborhood Activist Linda Williams of Rozelle Annesdale promoting homeownership in our communities.
24 minutes | Apr 24, 2017
Arts in Memphis | Rebecca Hutchinson & Laura Kennedy | 24 min
Neighborhood Connect Co-Hosts, Paul Young and Joyce Cox visit with Lauren Kennedy, Urban Arts Commission, and Rebecca Hutchinson, Soulsville Neighborhood through Community Lift.
35 minutes | Apr 24, 2017
The Glo-Up & Cloud 901 | B Williams D Moore M Walker A Walton | 35 min
Neighborhood Connect Co-Hosts, Paul Young & Joyce Cox sit down with the youth and hear their perspective on the city and issues that matter most to them. We also have Bertram Williams from Cloud 901 to sit in on the conversation.
30 minutes | Mar 3, 2017
A Taste of Memphis @ Tiger Lane | The Best Neighborhood in Memphis!
In this episode of Neighborhood Connect we highlight the HCD Neighborhood event, A Taste of Memphis at Tiger Lane. Today’s guests are: Linda Williams, Rozelle Annesdale Neighborhood TK Buchanan, University District (CDC) Patrice Woods, Office of Communications and Civic Engagement (HCD) Debra Frazier, Blues City Cultural Center
27 minutes | Feb 7, 2017
Memphis Comprehensive Plan 3.0 | Ashley Cash & Brenda Taylor
Paul A. Young, Dir. of Housing & Community Development (HCD) and Joyce Cox, Mgr. Office of Communications & Civic Engagement (HCD) hosts Ashley Cash, Administrator, Office of Comprehensive Planning and Brenda Taylor, Glenview Development Corporation. Together they discuss the Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan, highlighting the elements and steps taken to form and create an effective comprehensive plan for Memphis on the city and neighborhood level.
43 minutes | Nov 16, 2016
Show Me The Money!!! (SCIF) | City of Memphis - Housing and Community Development
This episode of Neighborhood Connect highlights the Uptown neighborhood of Memphis, iluminates the partnership between HCD and CAP and discusses the opportunities and resources provided by HCD and specifically the SCIF (Strategic Community Investment Fund). Co-Hosted by Paul Young, Director of HCD and Joyce Cox, Manager of HCD.
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