A downtown for everyone

By , Guest Columnist Published: May 08, 2019 5:40 PM CT
Guest Columnist

Tanja Mitchell

Tanja Mitchell is director of community engagement for The Works Inc. in South Memphis and serves on the Memphis River Parks Partnership board. She is former Uptown director of sustainability and former Downtown Memphis Commission board member.

'I intentionally moved my family to Uptown to give my children an experience of the best of both worlds; a safe, decent and affordable neighborhood with access to a vibrant downtown and beautiful riverfront.'


Downtown Memphis Commission The Works Inc. Uptown


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