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healthy families.
healthy communities.

Progressive Alliance Community Development Corporation (PACDC) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that advocates and promotes Families and Healthy Communities through Economic Development, Affordable Housing and Wellness Services for the residents and communities of Akron. PACDC is based in West Akron, OH. The corporation is actively
involved in economic development for urban areas and in the provision of afford housing and wellness services which include; mental health, physical health, emotional health and financial health.

The vision of the Progressive Alliance Community Development Corporation (PACDC) is to improve the quality of life in the communities of Akron while stimulating economic development through workforce development, while enhancing and renovating properties in an effort to increase property values within our communities.

our mission

Progressive Alliance Community Development Corporation’s (PACDC) mission is to grow, enhance, and advocate for the neighborhoods and communities of Akron by promoting healthy families and healthy communities.

More specifically, PACDC will:

  • Help existing businesses with their expansion needs when requested with rental subsidies

  • Help identify, and attract startup businesses to the area while offering support of capacity and operational needs with matching or direct subsidies

  • Develop and promote a regional inclusive of and bolstered by its individual
    community brands

  • Aggressively market the competitive advantages of Westside Akron to the world

  • Maintain a regional economic development, research and resource center

  • Help organize, grow, and strengthen wages across the community

our core values


  • Treat people with Dignity: We believe people, no matter who they are, should be dignified. We will treat all residents with the utmost care and respect for their person.

  • Act with Integrity: This will form the foundation of our organization with integrity. We will always service our community with professional ethics and utmost integrity.

  • Demonstrate Compassion: Being compassionate gives us the desire to care for other people. In being kind, we will try to notice, feel, and respond to the needs of all the LMI in our community.

  • Pursue Excellence: We seek to be innovative in our approach to dealing with the
    community. We will try the do the best we can in all efforts for the betterment of our community.

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