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  • Bigger LIFT

    November 06, 2014
    The former Cadence Bank branch on Court Avenue Downtown is the new and bigger home for Community LIFT, the local intermediary with community development corporations founded by a coalition of nonprofits and the city of... read more
  • Frayser Town Center Based on Manhattan Park

    August 05, 2014
    The town center plan for Frayser that debuted this past weekend at the first annual “Frayser Day” celebration is built on the model of Bryant Park in Manhattan only on a smaller scale to fit the Frayser... read more
  • Introducing LIFT's Theory of Change

    July 18, 2014
    Our team has been working with our board members and other local partners to develop our Theory of Change.    
  • Collaboration Changes the Future of Frayser

    June 27, 2014
    The community of Frayser, just north of Memphis proper and across a wide alluvial plain from the Mississippi River, began as a suburban town built around a railroad depot. It was annexed by Memphis in 1958, and industry, in the... read more
  • Frayser Regains Large Grocery Store

    March 24, 2014
    Frayser regains large grocery in Northgate Shopping CenterDiscount grocer Gordin’s Foods & Butcher Shoppe, another cost-plus-10 percent grocer, is moving into space Kroger just vacated in Frayser’s... read more
  • Frayser Setting Goals for Improvement

    February 12, 2014
    A group trying to revitalize the Frayser neighborhood gave its halfway report today and held a community reception afterwards. Click here to watch the video and read the full story at
  • Frayser Neighborhood Council January 2014 Meetings

    January 16, 2014
    As we begin 2014, the Frayser NC will need you to join in the fight to make a positive difference in Frayser. Our monthly Frayser NC meetings are the second Saturdays at 12:00 pm @ Ed Rice Community Center (PLEASE NOTE: This is a... read more
  • In Frayser, AGAPE Connects to Classroom Potential

    December 03, 2013
    FROM THE COMMERCIAL APPEALFor Frayser students, Agape connects social services to classroom potentialBy Jane RobertsWednesday, November 27, 2013Few people get through the ugly duckling years without some sort of support. For the... read more
  • Community LIFT Seeks New VISTA

    August 30, 2013
    Do you know anyone that wants to make a difference in Memphis for one year.  Revitalize neighborhoods, serve the people in them, gain great community development experience, be exposed to the inner workings of Memphis'... read more
  • The Urban Child Institute releases 2013 Data Book

    July 26, 2013
     The Urban Child Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and well-being of children from conception to age three in Memphis and Shelby County. To read the full report click here. Please visit... read more