Opinion: ‘Community voices lead to our development decisions’

By , Guest Columnist Updated: April 17, 2024 7:20 PM CT | Published: April 17, 2024 12:49 PM CT
Roshun Austin
Guest Columnist

Roshun Austin

Roshun Austin is the President and CEO of The Works, a nonprofit community development corporation serving South Memphis and the greater Memphis area. She is also a board member of Memphis Fourth Estate, the nonprofit corporation which owns The Daily Memphian.

“We spent months holding community meetings, conducting door-to-door surveys, taking phone calls and opening the proposed site daily for the Memphis Urban Wood project.”


The Works Inc. Michalyn Easter-Thomas Roshun Austin


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