This article describes how the University of Memphis formed and maintained a long-term partnership with a community development corporation in an historic African-American community to collaborate on community revitalization. By first providing a background on the community of South Memphis and the development of the partnership, the article aims to fill the gap in literature on the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary action-oriented research while offering insightful practices and principles on these topics.

Lambert-Pennington, K., Reardon, K.M., & Robinson, K.S. (2011). Revitalizing south Memphis through an interdisciplinary community- university development partnership. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Spring 2011, 59-70. Full Text.