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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
Black Education Scholarship

2023-2024

revitalizing THE WHITEHAVEN communItY FOR THE FUTURE

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What is RESPECT The Haven CDC?

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. 

Mission

To support, assist, and coordinate with community stakeholders in the revitalization of Whitehaven and to empower residents to achieve sustainable outcomes. 

Vision

A revitalized Whitehaven with sustainable economic, educational, civic and social development. 

Values

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.

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BATTLING community blight

Don't Trash the Haven - Blight Campaign

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Strengthening Community Engagement & Leadership

Whitehaven Community Council – Monthly community stakeholders meetings utilizing the 7 P’s Stakeholders Model. (Parents, Partners, Pastors, Police, Politicians, Principals, Proprietors) 

  • Aimed at gaining community stakeholders feedback and identifying and resolving community concerns through identified workgroups. 

A diverse group of Memphis leaders are working to combat the city | localmemphis.com

 
OUR ACTIONS

our 4 pillars of community development

Economic Development

Educational Development

Civic Development

Social Development

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