Southern Dallas Progress CDC is a nonprofit organization aimed at improving the communities of Southern Dallas, consisting of approximately 500,000 people. This region is in critical condition and requires political awareness and opportunity awareness. The nonprofit expressed an urgency to improve branding in order to increase cognizance of efforts to address major issues striking the underprivileged communities. The team project works on the branding side of the nonprofit, aiming to increase understanding of important changes and situations in the community, so that the citizens understand where and how to work to address the outstanding problems. The target market of our project is aimed at lower-middle, lower, and impoverished Southern Dallas which comprises the region south of I-30.


To initiate, promote and assist in the development of housing, economic development, and community improvement programs and activities.

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To help neighborhood leaders and residents participate in carrying out community improvement activities, such as the creation of home ownership, financial literacy, and economic development projects.

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To improve the circumstances of the neighborhood’s low- and moderate-income residents by reducing the level of unemployment and underemployment through the creation of job opportunities.

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News & Financial Tools

Southern Dallas Progress CDC Housing Fair

The Southern Dallas Progress CDC hosted a Homeownership Fair for the Southern Dallas community.
Check out the recap of the events and speakers.


NCRC was formed in 1990 by national, regional and local organizations to increase the flow of private capital into traditionally underserved communities. NCRC has grown into an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services, affordable housing, entrepreneurship, job creation and vibrant communities for America’s working families.

The City of Dallas is committed to financial transparency. In this spirit, the City has developed a website designed to provide residents quick and centralized access to financial documents, policies, and data.

Check out this great 4-part series: How banks and regulators deny credit to minority communities. Our research and policy teams helped provide data, analysis, and support!

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