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About Us

Center for Transforming Communities, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the holistic transformation of neighborhoods and communities in and around Memphis, Tennessee.  We were established in 2009, but trace our history through a number of past organizations, including CONECT, Inc. 



Cultivate Neighborhood Democracies.

Key Strategies

CTC uses place-based organizing strategies and a public health framework we call “Just C.H.A.N.G.E” in which collaborative, interconnected community work groups share knowledge and resources, develop and implement strategies to address neighborhood interests in the areas of Community Education, Health, Arts & Culture, NextGen (Youth and Young Adults), Growth (Land & Housing & Opportunity) and Environment.


Our engagement includes a diverse consortium of residents, organizations, partners, and funders.



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