April 19, 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 15, 2017

Last Saturday, I needed to do the impossible. I needed to be in four places at once.

Four Shalom Zones had events taking place at roughly the same time that day, and I had committed myself to attend each one. While I couldn’t actually be in four places at the same time,...

August 26, 2016

Last fall, Center for Transforming Communities (CTC) provided grants to three Shalom Zones to help them implement projects to improve education in their neighborhoods. These were small grants, but we knew that even a small amount of resources in the hands of our Shalom...

June 28, 2016

In March 2016, Kate Kananura joined the CTC team as the new Neighborhood Connector for the Us Making it Happen in Southeast Memphis Shalom Zone. Here, Kate tells us a little about herself and what she's learned in her time as a Neighborhood Connector. 

Can you tell...

June 28, 2016

Earlier this year, we posted that Jasmine Champion would be leaving CTC and her role as the first South Memphis Neighborhood Connector.

Since then, we have been very excited to have two new Neighborhood Connectors join our team. Ashley Black is the new Neighborhood Conn...

On November 6, 2015, the Center for Transforming Communities hosted an evening of celebration recognizing the 5th anniversary of several of the Midsouth Shalom Zones. In 2010, CTC assisted with the formation of four Shalom Zones: The Mason Caregivers, The Corners of Hi...

November 16, 2015

Meet some of the people who make up the Us Mmaking it Happen in Southeast Memphis Shalom Zone (UsMIH). This video was created as part of a 5th anniversary celebration of UsMIH and other Shalom Zones, hosted by Center for Transforming Communities on November 6, 2015. 

September 14, 2013

Full of energy...full of excitement, Dianne Love takes a few moments to talk about the progressive change happening in her neighborhood. She attributes the growing phenomenon of collaboration to an awareness that shalom is a lifestyle. The partnerships and connections...