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A Community Bands Together to Save Itself -- Part 2

Willa Seldon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Willa Seldon

Not so long ago, the Autumn Ridge apartment complex outside Memphis was a gang-controlled environment. Today, though, a safe, neat community has emerged.

A Community Bands Together to Save Itself: Part 1

Willa Seldon | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Willa Seldon

In a once-grim apartment complex outside Memphis, Tenn., 95 percent of the people stayed put and signed a lease agreement as part of a community-wide change effort. They've seen an 80 percent overall decline in crime.