We believe in the power of community and we are dedicated to helping you create meaningful connections through volunteerism, participation in youth programs and involvement in civic life.
RESPECT The Haven CDC is a grassroots Community Development Corporation founded in 2021 to serve the predominantly Black (95 percent) disinvested and underserved community of Whitehaven located in South Memphis, Tennessee.
To support, assist, and coordinate with community stakeholders in the revitalization of Whitehaven and to empower residents to achieve sustainable outcomes.
A revitalized Whitehaven with sustainable economic, educational, civic and social development.
Community Engagement- Engaging the community to achieve sustainable outcomes.
Credibility- Being believed in and trusted by the community.
Visibility-Being present and accounted for in the community.
Data Informed-Using data to make informed decisions about the community.
Whitehaven Community Council – Monthly community stakeholders meetings utilizing the 7 P’s Stakeholders Model. (Parents, Partners, Pastors, Police, Politicians, Principals, Proprietors)