Last week, several MTR Staff and Teachers attended the Literacy Summit presented by Literacy Mid-South in conjunction with the Mid-South Book Festival. The purpose of the summit was to bring together “nonprofit and government agencies, community advocates, volunteers and adult learners to network, develop new...

[caption id="attachment_8170" align="aligncenter" width="486"] Artist rendering of the proposed Crosstown development. Photo: Looney Ricks Kiss[/caption] On Tuesday, December 3, the Memphis City Council will vote on a resolution to provide the Crosstown Development Project with $15 million that will fund a variety of critical infrastructure, blight...