A program of the Emancipation Economic Development Council and the Texas Historical Commission. The Emancipation Avenue Main Street Program creates and supports equitable economic development by revitalizing commerce, celebrating African American culture, and promoting creativity on the Emancipation Avenue corridor in Houston's historic Third Ward Community.
Small Business Training Program
A 12 course program for establishing a solid foundation for small businesses in the Third Ward.
Neighborhood Development Center
NDC is focused on the creation and expansion of businesses with in the Historic Third Ward. The program offers Business training, comprehensive technical assistance, “character based living”, and real estate development in the form of business incubator sites..
Houston Anchor Collaborative
HAC's goal of the collaboration is to enable Houston-based anchor institutions to effectively leverage institutions assets, in the areas of hiring and procurement, to intentionally improve community well being, reduce health disparities and foster equitable economic participation in Houston.
Faith in Action
The Third Ward's faith communities working for the spiritual, social, and economic health of the community.
Third Ward Business Directory
EEDC maintains a list of businesses in the community.