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We are grateful to Steve Lockwood, executive director of the 15-year-old Frayser Community Development Corporation, for this post. He has led the CDC’s work in this historic neighborhood annexed by Memphis in 1958 for about a dozen years and is recognized as a leader in his industry. By Steve Lockwood Cleveland Ohio recently announced they […]

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by (RSS) Neighborhoods, Poverty | March 6th, 2015 12:20am CDT | 8 Comments

              This post was written by Steve Lockwood, executive director of the 15-year-old Frayser Community Development Corporation.  He has led the CDC’s work in this historic neighborhood annexed by Memphis in 1958 for about a dozen years.  The work of the CDC is inspirational, it informs work in other […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | February 8th, 2010 12:12am CDT | 8 Comments

It has been a couple of months since the Shelby County Commission finally voted to give 140 vacant lots to Harold Buehler/Buehler Enterprises. This vote at least mercifully put an end to a debate that was both grueling and ugly. Now that the shouting is over, and believe me, there was shouting, I do think […]

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