A grassroots community-based organization equitably revitalizing Third Ward with a focus on preservation of culture and history. Our work honors our neighborhood’s deep African-American lineage while progressing toward a vibrant reinvigoration of its economic and social corridor.
Working with neighbors to create grassroots networks and act as an advocate for issues that matter to our community. The EEDC provides high-impact programming grounded in our community that aims to stand behind residents and address poverty and inequity. While working with neighbors to rejuvenate and invest in the spaces important to our communities and working along side stakeholders to transform properties, connect entrepreneurs to real estate, and invest in our neighborhood commercial corridors.
To revitalize our community, opportunity must replace disinvestment
Thriving local businesses become beacons of hope for residents.
Our residents are our communities valuable asset and biggest investor.
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