People's Emergency Center Community Development Corporation

PEC Community Development Corporation (PECCDC) strengthens West Philadelphia communities by connecting residents to needed resources, stimulating economic growth by supporting the arts and businesses along Lancaster Avenue, expanding housing and employment opportunities, providing technology education, and improving the quality of life for all residents.  A powerful catalyst for change, PECCDC builds neighborhood assets and responds directly to the needs of the community.  Their mission seeks to nurture families, strengthen neighborhoods, and drive change, committing to increase equality and opportunity throughout the community.  They provide comprehensive supportive services to  homeless women and children, revitalize the neighborhood, and advocate for social justice.  PECCDC will use CED-HFFI funds to continue their mission of strengthening families and neighborhoods in West Philadelphia.
Source of money: HFFI CED Program; Fiscal year(s): 2014