Info about Friday night’s (3/7) Raleigh-Frayser-Cordova town hall meeting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Info about Friday night’s (3/7) Raleigh-Frayser-Cordova town hall meeting

Antonio '2 Shay' Parkinson in association with www.abettermemphis.com presents The Raleigh-Frayser-Cordova Town Hall Meeting hosted by Breath of Life Christian Center.

When:   March 9th, 2007

Where:  Breath of Life Christian Center
              3795 Frayser-Raleigh Rd.(@ Hawkins Mill)

Time:    6:00 - 7:30 PM

Purpose:

            A.) To communicate a proposed strategy for addressing crime issues in the Raleigh, Frayser and Cordova areas and to mobilize and   empower residents to partner in that effort.

            B.) To deliver to the citizens of the Raleigh, Frayser and Cordova areas tangibles that they can take back for utilization in their neighborhoods and communities.

            C.) Identify points of partnerships with civic leaders and Memphis Police Dept.


            D.) Identify and feature agencies, businesses, and programs within the Raleigh, Frayser and Cordova areas that can provide assistance and alternatives for potential perpetrators as well as residents.

            E.) Align and partner with existing groups and/or initiatives with the same mission.

Invited Guests Include:

Mayor A. C. Wharton, Mayor W. W. Herenton, MPD Director Larry Godwin, Sara Lewis, Dr. Sammie Holloway, Inspector Mark McClain (North Precinct), Willie Gregory (Nike Corp.), 100 Black Men of Memphis, Dr. Cedric Grey (Principle Craigmont Middle School), Rev. Joe Hunter (G.A.N.G.), Raleigh Community Council, Frayser Exchange Club, Frayser CDC, Frayser Community Association, Reginald French, Barry Mitchell (Juvenile Court), J. W. Gibson (County Commissioner), Deidre Malone (County Commissioner), City Councilman Dedrick Brittenum, Mal Hooker, Barbara Cooper (State Representative), Isedore Harris (Neighborhood Watch Developer), Tameka Hart (Board of Education), a former gang member and more...


Sponsors Include:

www.abettermemphis.com, Frayser Exchange Club, North Shelby Times, Bennita Wade, Mal Hooker




The initial town hall meeting will be the first in a series of initiatives to stem the negative trends affecting the Raleigh, Frayser and Cordova
areas. The mission of these efforts are to assess the needs of the residents and community,  identify solutions, implement solutions and
offer the residents the opportunity to take part and ownership in the solutions.  It is our intent to not only serve as a clearing house for ideas but to deliver items of value to our communities.

How can We make Memphis a Better Place to Live?  Let us know at www.abettermemphis.com

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