Reimagining the Civic Commons representatives to gather in Memphis

Leaders from initiative in Chicago, Detroit, Akron and Philadelphia, will discuss successes, challenges and future

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 29, 2019 6:15 PM CT

Memphis, as well as Chicago, Akron and Detroit, are all participating in the three-year, $40 million Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative. Their involvement follows the initiative's pilot in Philadelphia. 


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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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