Strickland talks about using federal funds to break chain of violence

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 18, 2022 10:49 AM CT | Published: July 18, 2022 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Dozens of residents took part in the Unity Walk Against Gun Deaths in Memphis on Saturday, June 4.&nbsp;Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is working on an expansion of the city&rsquo;s violence-intervention program, which was among the topics discussed during a White House visit last week.</strong>&nbsp;(Lucy Garrett/Special to The Daily Memphian file)

Dozens of residents took part in the Unity Walk Against Gun Deaths in Memphis on Saturday, June 4. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is working on an expansion of the city’s violence-intervention program, which was among the topics discussed during a White House visit last week. (Lucy Garrett/Special to The Daily Memphian file)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says workforce development and a longer-term violence-intervention program are priorities for the use of the federal funding.

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