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Where good living

and good people live

We are a coordinated effort of diverse, like minded individuals who have a vested interest in serving and improving the Calumet community.

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About Who We Are

Who We Are In The Community We Serve

A beacon of hope and progress in Calumet Park. Established from the historical Calumet Mill Village, CPNA Inc embodies the spirit of community and dedication. Through coordinated efforts of diverse, like-minded individuals, we aim to transform not just the physical landscape but also the mindset of our community members towards ownership and pride in Calumet Park.

Calumet Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. (CPNA Inc)

Calumet Park Revitalization

Experience the beauty and safety of our flagship park, complete with family-friendly amenities such as a splash pad, walking track, and annual events.

Safety Initiatives

From street lighting to neighborhood sidewalks and signage, ensuring a safe community is our top priority.

Job Training Programs

Partnering with local entities to provide valuable skill development and employment opportunities.

309 Renter Households

Earn less than $20,000 per year in Calumet Park, yet only 74 housing units are affordable to them.

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Phase 1 | Calumet Park

This is a beautiful safe space where families can interact and enjoy outdoor activities. The newly revitalized park features: A fun splash pad water system for kids, but can be enjoyed by adults A walking track An annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony An annual community festival Family reunions & church outings.

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Phase II | Street, Personal & Public Safety

Installation of: Street lighting, Neighborhood sidewalks, Street signage, Speed control devices.

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Phase II (TBI) | Job Training

Partnering with local employment entities to create a Neighborhood Training Center. The center will be designed to equip community members with employment opportunities by developing their skills in technology and other viable skills that will make them work force ready.

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Phase IV | Education & Parenting

This initiative prepares our Pre-K students for school and enhances the learning of our elementary school students.

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Phase V | Housing Rehab & Development

The Georgia Conservancy Blueprint Programs for Successful Communities has provided numerous plans to aid in this focus.

Transforming Our Community With Compassion

To restore, update, and build affordable housing by fostering partnerships with churches, private foundations, and local, state, and federal government agencies. Our mission aims to cultivate a strong sense of community involvement, leading residents to develop a neighborhood ownership mentality.

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This initiative not only addresses the critical need for affordable housing but also fosters an environment where community members feel genuinely invested in the well-being and development of their neighborhood. Through these efforts, we strive to empower residents to take ownership of their community, leading to a sustainable and inclusive future for all.

Vision for a Transformed Future

Our vision is to see communities transformed into vibrant, inclusive spaces where everyone has access to affordable housing and the opportunity to thrive. We aspire to create neighborhoods that embody the principles of sustainability, collaboration, and community empowerment.

Cultivating Lively and Engaged Neighborhoods

We envision neighborhoods brimming with life, where community events, green spaces, and local businesses thrive. These are places where residents feel connected to one another and to the fabric of their community, contributing to a dynamic and cohesive environment.

Inclusive Spaces Ensuring Housing for All

Our goal is to break down the barriers to affordable housing, making it accessible to individuals and families of all income levels. We imagine a future where housing insecurity is a thing of the past and every person has a safe, stable place to call home.

Empowered Residents Fostering a Sense of Ownership and Pride

In our envisioned future, residents are actively involved in shaping the development of their neighborhoods. This empowerment fosters a strong sense of ownership and pride in their community, leading to sustained engagement and positive change.

Core Values of Our Initiatives

Our initiative is deeply rooted in values that guide our mission to transform and uplift communities through the development of affordable housing. These values are the pillars upon which our actions and decisions are based, ensuring that we make a meaningful and lasting impact on the communities we serve.

Collaboration Empowering Partnerships

We believe in the strength of collaboration, working closely with churches, private foundations, and government agencies to pool resources, knowledge, and expertise. 

Inclusivity A Home for Everyone

We strive to create opportunities for all community members, regardless of their income, background, or circumstances, to have access to safe and affordable homes.

Sustainability Building for the Future

Sustainability is at the heart of our initiative. We focus on developing housing solutions that are not only affordable but also environmentally responsible and designed to last. 

Community Empowerment Fostering Ownership and Pride

We value the empowerment of community members to take active roles in the development and revitalization of their neighborhoods. 

What's Going On In Our Neighborhood

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