Advocates for the delivery of programs, policy, and funding that address nuisance properties, solid waste management, and the activation and care of vacant land and green spaces.
2020 POLICY & ADVOCACY PRIORITIES:
Advocate for the consolidation of Adopt-a-Block, -Median, and -Park programs under Memphis City Beautiful and for additional financial resources and staffing for the agency to ensure full and effective implementation.
Advocate for the involvement of community-based organizations and residents in the design and delivery of programs that address nuisance properties and the activation and care of vacant land.
Ensure that tools for addressing vacant properties, such as land banking, receivership, and demolition listings, are clearly defined, employed consistently, and accessible to CDCs and other community-based organizations.