Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) builds up the cultural, economic, social, physical and municipal health of neighborhoods. Our neighborhood connectors transmit and archive the authentic voices of a neighborhood so that voices and resources can move in unison. Through resident-led community building initiatives, ethical storytelling practices and asset-based community development (communities of Shalom), we bridge the gap between residents and institutions and connect the voice of a community to its power.
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South Memphis Future & Funk Festival
A celebration of Home & Community in South Memphis!!! Come join us a for free, family-friendly fall festival to re-imagine fair and equitable housing in Memphis.
This event will feature funk and futuristic music, poetry, food, a community garden, a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony, and fun and games for kids.
In the spirit of Afrofuturism and the importance of community, we encourage everyone to come and create a little piece of Wakanda, here in Memphis. Come wearing your Wakanda's finest or your Afrofuturistic-inspired best!!
Come out and celebrate Binghampton's 100th birthday at our neighborhood weekend celebrations on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th. Center for Transforming Communities, Binghampton Development Corporation, and Caritas Village will host a Fall Festival and Harvest Dinner to celebrate the history and current vibrancy of the Binghampton community!
On October 19th at the Fall Festival, enjoy games, basketball, crafts, food, and activities!
On October 20th at the Harvest Dinner, enjoy free vegetable samples from Binghampton's McMerton Gardens! Bring a potluck dish for your family and bring a little to share with your neighbors.