OPINION: Unity Walk was a symbol of community power

By , Guest Columnist Updated: June 13, 2021 2:32 PM CT | Published: June 12, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Laurie Powell
Guest Columnist

Laurie Powell

Laurie Powell serves as CEO with Alliance Healthcare Services (AHS), which provides behavioral health and addiction services to more than 22,000 individuals and families at 18 locations throughout Shelby County She has worked in the community mental health field for more than 28 years and is a licensed clinical social worker.

‘Unity Walks in Memphis typically attract 500 people. It is inspiring to see so many people from different backgrounds and neighborhoods take come together to work on solutions to what lately seems a never-ending cycle of tragedy.’


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