KCDC marks launch of Transforming Western implementation

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC), along with business and community leaders and residents, officially broke ground Aug. 3 on the first phase of transformation of Western Heights, which will begin with the site’s infrastructure. The transformation plan for the housing site and the surrounding neighborhood features enhanced access to housing, economic opportunity, transportation and youth development. “Transforming Western is the …

KCDC, CAC officially open Head Start facility at Western Heights

Representatives of Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) and Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) along with business and community leaders, residents and local stakeholders, on Oct. 18 officially opened the doors of the Western Heights Head Start facility, which will provide comprehensive preschool programs for neighborhood children. The $5.4 million facility, located at the intersection of West Oldham Avenue and …

KCDC celebrates presentation of $40 million grant with Western Heights community

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) celebrated Friday the official presentation of a $40 million grant with federal, state, local and community representatives that will help wholly transform Western Heights and the surrounding neighborhood with enhanced access to housing, economic opportunity, transportation and youth development. Including the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods grant, which was …

KCDC breaks ground on future Head Start facility at Western Heights

New 10-classroom building also marks start of significant community revitalization Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC), along with business and community leaders and members of the Western Heights community, officially broke ground Sept. 8 on a Head Start facility that will provide comprehensive preschool programs for neighborhood children. The new $5.4 million facility, located at the intersection of West Oldham Avenue …