June 3, 2020

The Center for Transforming Communities is deeply saddened and angered by the injustices black and brown people are experiencing in this country. As a social change organization, we center equity in all we do and challenge the status quo through our organizing and enga...

May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Public Statement (Update: May 29, 2020)

To our community residents, partners and other stakeholders,

The Center for Transforming Communities continues to monitor the situation and plans to move at the speed of trust with our processes and policies around COVID-1...

April 28, 2020

During this time, we all have wondered about when things will return to "normal". Check out this piece written by CTC staff'er, Brooke Sarden, our Youth and Cultural Programs Director in conjunction with Civic Saturdays. Click here to check out the full broadcast. Stay...

March 17, 2020

To our community residents, partners and other stakeholders,

The Center for Transforming Communities has felt the local impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on our communities. Like many of you, we are closely monitoring the situation and have taken the followi...

September 20, 2018

We're excited to announce that Justin Merrick has been named the next Executive Director of Center for Transforming Communities. Amy Moritz, current Executive Director, will guide the transition process.   

“The CTC Board has unanimously selected Justin Merrick to...

August 14, 2018

Editors note: In the summer of 2018 CTC convened a group of Binghampton neighbors who were passionate about seeing development without displacement in their neighborhood. The Binghampton Community Land Trust was incorporated in August of 2018. Here Joni Laney, long-tim...

August 14, 2018

In 2017 the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) contracted with Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) to lead community engagement efforts in an area of the Medical District north of Poplar Avenue, between Danny Thomas Blvd and I-240. This area is a patch...

August 10, 2018

Today, I received a commitment card in the mail! It completely surprised me.  I am accustomed to handing these out at Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) events, but I am not used to being given one and invited to think deeply about the commitment that a conferen...

July 2, 2018

Editors Note: Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) is grounded in the belief that every Memphis neighborhood includes people who have dreams for their neighborhood and who are willing to invest themselves in those dreams. Throughout 2018 we will profile some of th...

June 29, 2018

Editors note: In the spring of 2018, three new board members joined the CTC team. Each brings experience and connections as accomplished leaders in their respective industries. They each will greatly enhance CTC's ability to achieve the vision that every Memphis neighb...

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To our community residents, partners and other stakeholders,

The Center for Transforming Communities has felt the local impact of the Coronavirus (COVI...

COVID-19 Statement

March 17, 2020