Task force continues work on plan to improve Orange Mound

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 23, 2020 3:54 PM CT | Published: January 23, 2020 3:54 PM CT
<strong>Memphis City Council member Jamita Swearengen addresses the audience at the Orange Mound Community Center during a Thursday, Jan. 23, meeting of the the Orange Mound Initiative Task Force.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Memphis City Council member Jamita Swearengen addresses the audience at the Orange Mound Community Center during a Thursday, Jan. 23, meeting of the the Orange Mound Initiative Task Force. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The Orange Mound Initiative task force continued to define its plan to improve economic conditions in the neighborhood, and the transfer of Land Bank properties is seen an important early step. 

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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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