Guest Column

Opinion: Let’s dream of a city that works for everyone

By , Guest Columnist Updated: August 08, 2020 10:29 AM CT | Published: August 08, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Charles Layne
Guest Columnist

Charles Layne

Charles Layne is a graduate student in the City and Regional Planning program at the University of Memphis. As a Housing and Community Development Fellow, he worked with BLDG Memphis.

Over the course of a year I saw first hand the renovation and reselling of homes in my neighborhood, and I saw the people who came with it. After all, I was one of them. Who is this “New Memphis” for?


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