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2021 Weekly Updates

Each Friday, Mayor Jim Strickland sends his Weekly Update to more than 30,000 constituents. His goal is to celebrate our momentum while describing precisely what we’re doing about our challenges.

December 30, 2021: Operation Hide and Seek to apprehend wanted criminals
December 23, 2021: The gift to a child in need in our community—your time
December 17, 2021: Opportunities abound; four new nonstop flights
December 10, 2021:  State law is weak in punishing violent acts
December 3, 2021: Paving and public safety
November 24, 2021: City employees are the backbone of our work
November 19, 2021:  Group Violence Intervention Program
November 12, 2021: Asking for – and getting – additionalTennessee Highway Patrol Officers
November 5, 2021: Boys and Girls Club impact; milestone reached in COVID vaccinations
October 29, 2021: State of Memphis Housing Summit
October 22, 2021: Colin Powell’s 13 rules for leadership
October 15, 2021: High grass and litter
October 8, 2021Group Violence Intervention Program (GVIP)
October 1, 2021: Increased funding for youth programming
September 24, 2021: Hearts are with our Collierville neighbors
September 17, 2021: The positive impact of the Boys and Girls Club
September 10, 2021: We are a nation of immigrants
September 3, 2021: The Community Development Block Grant formula
August 27, 2021: We’re hiring!
August 20, 2021: Memphis 3.0 a roadmap to “build up and not out”
August 13, 2021: Love thy neighbor. Get vaccinated!
August 6, 2021: ARPA allocation proposal
July 23, 2021: Crime is about more than simply arresting people
July 16, 2021: Mayor’s video remarks – Actively working to address crime
July 9, 2021: Guns in cars – lock them up!
July 2, 2021: Summer camp signup
June 25, 2021: Breaking ground on the Hub Campus 
June 18, 2021: Chief Davis has the experience, the compassion, and the vision
June 11, 2021: A tennis facility inspired by a true hero
June 4, 2021: Identifying $20 billion in infrastructure needs
May 28, 2021: The Liberty Park project is gaining steam
May 21, 2021: MPL receives the National Medal for Museum and Library Service
May 14, 2021: Grassroots effort for COVID vaccinations
May 7, 2021: History made with Chief Davis; Memphis 3.0 honored
April 30, 2021: The American Dream
April 23, 2021: Proposing $716 million budget for this year
April 16, 2021: Exciting news about Liberty Park and the Memphis Sports and Event Center
April 9, 2021: Potholes, reckless driving, and fast cars
April 2, 2021: Vaccine effort ramps up thanks to FEMA and TEMA
March 26, 2021: Addressing the lack of Solid Waste service
March 12, 2021: Ensuring equity and inclusion with vaccination process
February 26, 2021: Snowmegeddon stories of City employees going above and beyond
February 19, 2021: Winter weather, vaccines and more
February 12, 2021: The vaccine process
February 5, 2021: The frustration of violent crime and no easy fix
January 29, 2021: Being more efficient with delivering vaccines, answering 911 calls
January 22, 2021: A time to Invest in Memphis
January 15, 2021: More police officers and fewer potholes
January 8, 2021: A grim milestone

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