This is the seventh year of the Memphis Flyer's annual 20<30 issue, and this year's crop of young movers and shakers is, as usual, a diverse and impactful group. They are taking on the city's major issues — poverty, transportation, education, civil rights, and medical research. They are enriching the city with their work in music, art, fashion, agriculture, and business. And our Executive Director is included in this year's group!
They are the future of Memphis, and they have a common denominator: They all want to make their chosen city a better place to live. Some have moved here from elsewhere; some have returned to the city where they grew up. You'll be seeing their names and hearing from them in coming years.
This year had the most nominations the Memphis Flyer has ever received for this honor. Our Executive Director Mark Hackett was chosen for leading our work in Sudan and building a movement of people to help here at home. READ MORE »