Shelby County models collaborative with nonprofits on COVID response

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 14, 2021 3:48 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris (shown during a COVID-19 briefing on March 19, 2020) has announced a new collaborative with more than 150 local nonprofit organizations across the county. &ldquo;We have begun to scratch the surface of what is possible with serious collaboration,&rdquo; Harris said.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris (shown during a COVID-19 briefing on March 19, 2020) has announced a new collaborative with more than 150 local nonprofit organizations across the county. “We have begun to scratch the surface of what is possible with serious collaboration,” Harris said. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The collaborative with more than 150 local nonprofits is to tackle long-terms needs and problems in the same rapid and sustained way the countywide COVID task force has handled the local response to the pandemic.

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