Homes & Businesses
for a Great Community
We develop inner-city Wichita!
POWER CDC has a proven
track record of neighborhood and community building:
Through physical improvements
- NEW HOMES:
Over the past 8 years, POWER CDC has
constructed 90 new homes for low-to moderate-income families in
central-northeast Wichita -- including 13 homes in the McAdams
- SAVE-A-LOT GROCERY:
We have recently developed a new
neighborhood--serving grocery store at the intersection of
13th & Grove.
- DUNBAR THEATER:
To enhance the quality of life, and rejuvenate a
legendary commercial district, POWER CDC is beginning the
renovation of the
Dunbar Theater located at 9th & Cleveland, in the
Wichita's McAdams neighborhood.
- NEIGHBORHOOD BANK:
To ensure full participation of the inner-city
community in the benefits of full-service banking, PowerCDC is
planning the development of a neighborhood bank.
- COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP:
To enhance opportunity in the POWER CDC
neighborhood, Friends University has begun an endowed scholarship
which will provide half of the tuition, books and on-campus
residence for an outstanding student in need, from
This "Wichita Alumni Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship
Honoring James Arbertha," is named for POWER CDC's founding
director, in honor of his work with -- and the achievements of --
For more information (if your web browser has "Flash"), view this
video, that tells the story of POWER CDC, and Mr. Arbertha's
vision, and the concept of the new scholarship.
accommodations, and new opportunity for educational growth --
this carefully targeted,
historically challenged community --
POWER CDC is breaking
the old self-reinforcing cycle of
and replacing it with...
...finally reversing the
direction of change,
and finally raising
in central-northeast Wichita.
Building a Better Life in Wichita
COME JOIN US !