Meet a Neighborhood Change-Maker: Jhon Gaytan

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 these change-makers so you can get a glimpse of the incredible people CTC works alongside. Jhon connected with Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) originally as a translator for the Binghampton Shalom Zone, where English-speaking and Spanish-speaking neighbors often work together. Jhon also became engaged in his own neighborhood, North Memphis, where he is working with his neighbors to start a community garden. He is also p

Meet a Neighborhood Change-Maker: Dianne Love

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 these change-makers so you can get a glimpse of the incredible people CTC works alongside. Since attending one of Center for Transforming Communities' Communities of Shalom trainings in 2010, Dianne has been one of the longest serving community leaders and change agents in Southeast Memphis. As an actively engaged and committed resident, Dianne wears many hats. Dianne is a mother, a caretaker, minister, civil rights advocate, co

Visions of Shalom

For nearly a decade, Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) has engaged with neighborhood leaders through a program called Communities of Shalom. Communities of Shalom connects neighbors, encourages them to share their gifts with each other, invites them to learn together and make plans for their neighborhood, and mobilizes them to take action. Over the years, photographers have helped CTC document the incredible work taking place in neighborhoods throughout Memphis. In early 2018, with the support of the TN Arts Commission, CTC celebrated their contributions through a special gathering - a photography exhibition called "Visions of Shalom." This video shares the story of Communities of Sh

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