Foundation invests $1.2M into South Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Women's Foundation of Greater Memphis plans to invest $1.2 million into the 38126 zip code.

The investment is a part of the foundation's strategic plan to reduce poverty in South Memphis by 5 percent by 2020. South Memphis is the poorest area in the city.

The plan focuses on employment training, case management, early childhood education, youth development, and financial literacy.

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