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                                         Mildred Franks 
              Community Development Corporation 
Disconnected Youth...

The fact is the U.S. must do more to retool our educational supports, economic systems and federal policies so that our young people can meet the challenges of the 21st century global economy...

MRS. Mildred Franks

Today, the American Dream is out of reach for far too many... We believe that to address this crisis, it will take all of us: public, private and nonprofit sectors; Democrat and Republican; urban, suburban and rural residents; all working together to ensure our young people and future generations have an equal chance to succeed...

Our Core Values


We have strong moral principles, honesty, moral uprightness and accuracy of one’s action...

Teamwork and Originality

We communicate freely, respect each other, develop our talents and enjoy our work!!!

Transparency and accountability

Provides and access clear, accurate and up-to-date information...


Encourage the expression of ideas and opinions, and we do not tolerate words and actions of hate and disrespect...

Together We Will
Restore Humboldt, North Lawndale, East Garfield Park, Austin,

& surrounding Community !!!

Quality and excellence

We set and achieve high standards in everything we do!


"Join a team of vibrant youth to proffer solution"

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