Education, Emancipation and Empowerment
The Leon H. Sullivan CDC proudly offers the Nicetown/Tioga section of Philadelphia with fourteen annual and ongoing initiatives for the holistic revitalization and empowerment of communities under the rubric of and community education, encouragement, enrichment and economic empowerment.
As an outreach extension of Zion Baptist Church of Philadelphia, we offer services and assistance as a tangible expression of the kingdom of God.
Our Programs Include:
MLK Day Service
Service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
An annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics showcase for youth and young adults.
NASA Astronomy Program
Program funded by NASA to teach astronomy.
Christmas in April Revitalization
A weatherization and revitalization program for seniors and veterans
Youth Musical Arts
Music arts program for youth proving opportunities for instruction and congregational performance
Scholarship program for aspiring college students
Sullivan Golf Tournament
Annual golf tournament honoring the US presidential medalist Leon H. Sullivan
YouthBuild Philadelphia Athletics
Basketball athletics partnership with Youth Build Charter School
Weekly small group ministry geared to connecting and communicating the love of Christ.
Community Food Bank
Social services nutritional program to Philadelphia residents.
Healthy Philadelphia Walk/Run
Fitness walk-a-thon to promote healthy living
We anchor capital in communities by developing residential and commercial property to rebuild communities
We educate borrowers to fulfill their dream of home ownership through free home buyer education, resources for down payment assistance, mortgage foreclosure counseling and reverse mortgage counseling.
A consortium working to link companies with employees in the energy industry
Holiday Gift Drive
Toy distribution to needy kids