In the COVID-19 pandemic, the internet is a crucial tool for finding accurate information and aid. But U.S. Census data shows less than half of all households in some of Memphis’ lowest-income neighborhoods have internet access.
“What does it take to really connect with people who are disengaged and disconnected in disinvested communities?,” asked Britney Thornton, founder of JUICE Orange Mound.
JUICE is a resident-led, nonprofit organization serving people currently living in Orange Mound. Orange Mound is one of Memphis’ chronically under-resourced neighborhoods.
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