Livable Memphis - which represents a diverse group of local stakeholders - supports the development and redevelopment of healthy, vibrant, and economically sustainable communities in Shelby County. We do this by educating residents, building consensus on a shared vision of livable communities, and promoting public policies that further that vision.
http://memphiscdcouncil.blogs.com/clc/2010/06/livable-values.html Livable Memphis is one of the few local organizations that share and demonstrate many of the same values of community leaders and everyday citizens. These values are the foundation upon which Livable Memphis thrives. Livable Memphis believes in enhancing the Memphis region with balanced development, shared benefits and costs, access and choice, community input and collaboration, environmental protection, and smart spending. Click on the link to read more.
Green For All just announced it's new Green Recovery For All toolkit for helping citizens influence the direction of stimulus funds in their communities toward green jobs. Take at look at the toolkit and then check out what is happening with green jobs in Memphis.