Category: Neighborhood Capacity Program

Member Monday Spotlight: Alcy Ball Community Development Corporation

  Seth Harkins, Executive Director  How was Alcy Ball started? Alcy Ball Development Corporation (ABDC) was founded in 2012. Our Community Development Corporation (CDC) started through relationships between the leadership of Divine Life Church and Second Presbyterian Church. Through their mutual understanding of Asset Based Community Development principles, the initial leadership group decided to form a CDC to strengthen some of the existing relationships and reestablish... Read More
at Monday, January 6, 2020

Member Monday Spotlight: South Memphis Alliance Community Development Corporation

  Tiffany N. Turnage, Program Director How was SMA started? SMA opened its doors in the year 2000 to help support local civic organizations in addressing community concerns such as blight, food deserts, environmental racism, and social injustice. These issues are, and always will be, at the core of our agency’s mission. What is your current focus?  SMA has focused on three core goals: social services, mentoring, and advocacy. In 2012, our agency took a... Read More
at Monday, November 11, 2019

Member Monday Spotlight: The Heights Community Development Corporation

  Jared Myers, Executive Director  How was the Heights CDC started? The Heights CDC began organizing in 2013 and was officially established in 2016. A small group of residents who went to Christ Community Church completed a community survey with 80 families to find out how the church could best serve the neighborhood. The results of that survey showed that residents wanted better housing and a safer community. The Binghampton Development Corporation was awarded a Building... Read More
at Monday, October 28, 2019

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