New BreedCommunity Development CorporationCDC


New Breed Community Development Corporation is a  non-profit organization, founded by Dr. Ken Howard and Tawana Howard, dedicated to promoting the health and stability of the Southeastern Michigan Community. New Breed CDC is a group of residents concerned about the future the Metro Detroit. We engage residents in economic development, community planning, affordable housing, and advocate for community services primarily aimed at meeting the needs of low- and moderate-income residents. We envision the Metro Detroit community as an model of smart growth and sustainability where both residential and institutional neighbors thrive.


New Breed CDC is a community base non-profit organization that works to achieve greater residential stability, diversity and to foster economic and cultural development by programs and events that enhance the lives of the residents in Metro Detroit.


  • Respect and value people and cultural diversity
  • Promote family cohesion
  • Encourage self empowerment through education and support
  • Encourage Community Partnerships
  • Promote Neighborhoods and Community
  • Embrace new technology
  • Support Grassroots efforts
  • Build ethical and healthy non-profit organization
  • Advocate for Social Justice for families and neighborhoods
  • Create opportunities for families to build Assets



  • Foster self-sufficiency amongst impoverished residents
  • Build a network and collaboration with ecclesiastical, political, block clubs, social services organizations and agencies
  • Improve Surrounding Neighborhoods through building, renovating, cleaning and beautification
  • Advance Workforce Development and Performance
  • Promote Leisure and Recreational Opportunities
  • Advocating Community Services for low and moderate income residents
  • Providing quality affordable housing
  • Increase the scope of community partnerships in order to increase family assets and strengthen neighborhoods
  • Preserve and enhance the neighborhood and its institutions;
  • Promote environmental, visual and physical improvements;
  • Conduct master planning for neighborhood development;
  • Provide forums for community involvement in neighborhood improvement and development.
  • Advance residential and business development initiatives

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