CIM to analyze data behind the headlines of “Memphis is the poorest metro in the nation” Nov. 7

What does the data say about Memphis as the "poorest metro in the nation?" What can data tell us about finding support for financial stability efforts in Memphis? CIM has some answers to these questions.

Local citizens and community organizations are curious about the headlines that were created recently when Census data revealed Memphis is the poorest metro of its size in America. Can this be true? If so, what can be done about it? The Community Issues Management data team will drill down through the data to the facts, with implications for action next month.

community issues management CIMNovember 7th, the Community Issues Management (CIM) team presents an important training seminar for using data to drive problem solving in Memphis. This session on “Community Indicators: Income & Assets” is designed for nonprofit and community development stakeholders in the Memphis area.

Attendees will learn more about:

  • Identifying the most important datasets to support anti-poverty programming efforts
  • Community resources that support asset building using CIM

WHEN: Monday, November 7th
TIME: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WHERE: Center for Community Building & Neighborhood Action, University of Memphis – South Campus, 4050 S. Park Loop, Building 29 (driveway at 956 Getwell), Memphis TN 38111

Space is limited, so please RSVP by Monday, October 31 by e-mail to cevans@memphis.edu or call 901-678-1165.

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