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American Dream-Homeownership
Ralph Perry
Jeffery Higgs
Linda Williams
June 2, 2017

This episode is about the American Dream-Homeownership. Our guest today is Ralph Perry the Director of Tennessee Housing Development Organization. Ralph is talking about the partnership with HCD regarding the new Down Payment Assistance Program. Jeffery Higgs, Executive Director Lemoyne-Owen CDC and Neighborhood Activist Linda Williams of Rozelle Annesdale promoting homeownership in our communities. Co-Hosted by Paul Young, Director of HCD and Joyce Cox, Manager of HCD.



Arts in Memphis
Rebecca Hutchinson
Laura Kennedy
April 24, 2017

Neighborhood Connect Co-Hosts, Paul Young and Joyce Cox visit with Lauren Kennedy, Urban Arts Commission, and Rebecca Hutchinson, Soulsville Neighborhood through Community Lift.




The Glo-Up & Cloud 901
Bertram Williams
Dallas Moore
Mackenzie Walker
Ariel Walton
April 24, 2017

Neighborhood Connect Co-Hosts, Paul Young & Joyce Cox sit down with the youth and hear their perspective on the city and issues that matter most to them. We also have Bertram Williams from Cloud 901 to sit in on the conversation.




Memphis Comprehensive Plan 3.0
Ashley Cash & Brenda Taylor
February 7, 2017

Paul A. Young, Dir. of Housing & Community Development (HCD) and Joyce Cox, Mgr. Office of Communications & Civic Engagement (HCD) hosts Ashley Cash, Administrator, Office of Comprehensive Planning and Brenda Taylor, Glenview Development Corporation. Together they discuss the Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan, highlighting the elements and steps taken to form and create an effective comprehensive plan for Memphis on the city and neighborhood level.



Show Me The Money!!! (SCIF)
City of Memphis - Housing and Community Development
November 17, 2016

This episode of Neighborhood Connect highlights the Uptown neighborhood of Memphis, iluminates the partnership between HCD and CAP and discusses the opportunities and resources provided by HCD and specifically the SCIF (Strategic Community Investment Fund). Co-Hosted by Paul Young, Director of HCD and Joyce Cox, Manager of HCD.


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