Video: Mayor Strickland gives ‘State of the City’ address in Whitehaven

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mayor Strickland delivered his “State of the City’ address to a packed room in Whitehaven on Monday.

His address included plans to fix infrastructure and turn run down sites in the city into new developments.

Mayor Strickland stressed making Memphis safer with a fight against crime, increasing opportunities for youth and having more black-owned businesses in the city.

He says Memphis has made a lot of momentum, and it needs to keep going.

“For a Memphis that will have more jobs, where our current companies grow, where new companies move to town and where everyone has the connection to the skills they need to succeed in the economy in the future,” Strickland said.

Pamphlets were given out showing a list of the mayor’s achievements in his first years in office.

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