The Empowerment Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization with focus on Education, Tourism, Veteran Services, Scholarships, Youth Mentorship, Historical Preservations, Community Development, Housing, Economic Empowerment and Small & Minority-Owned Businesses.
To engage in community development activities that provide
resources to educate, equip & empower individuals, families & communities.
What Do We Do?
We serve the Northeast Texas geographic location including Tyler, TX.
We focus on serving low to moderate income neighborhoods.
We are involved in a variety of activities including economic development, education,
community organizing and real estate development.
We are associated with development of affordable housing.
Community planning & Master Planning for retail and community development
Economic Development: Small Business
Incubation (provision of space at low or no cost to start-up business)
Advocacy for local-owned businesses
Leadership & Development
2nd Chance Programs
Skill & Trade Training
Stanley Cofer - President
LaToyia Jordan - Executive Director
Clarence Shackelford - VP of Advancement and Marketing
Christie Cofer - Board Member
LaRhonda Hamilton - Board Member
Gloria Washington - Board Member