Metanoia Community Development Center (CDC) is a faith based organization focused on building leaders, establishing quality housing and generating economic development in the North Charleston community, particularly the Chicora/Cherokee neighborhood. The recipient of a Community Achievement Award in 2004, Metanoia continues to strive to overcome challenges such as poverty and crime in the Chicora/Cherokee neighborhood by identifying and investing in the potential of this community. They have several youth programs targeted at building future leaders such as the Young Leaders Program and the Youth Entrepreneurship Center. They are also tackling the problem of a lack of homeownership by developing a housing development, homeownership counseling and an owner occupied repair program.
To learn more or to become involved with this organization that is making a positive change in the North Charleston community visit their website at http://www.pushingforward.org/.