Our Mission:

The mission of Canarsie Community Development Incorporated (CCDI) is;

  • to help develop, strengthen and galvanize block, resident and tenant associations in Canarsie;
  • to unify block, resident and tenant associations under an umbrella organization, thus establishing a unified voice when working with elected officials, state and municipal agencies in addressing the issues of concern in Canarsie;
  • to financially and administratively promote and support community development programs including disaster relief; and
  • to develop programs that engage the youth in Canarsie

Board of Directors

  • Harold Jones, President (Former Power Engineer with General Electric Co.)
  • Lucina Clarke, Director (Executive Director of MyTime Inc.)
  • Debbie Fook, Director (Canarsie Strong Civic Association)
  • Rabbi Serebryanski, Director and CFO
  • Joy Riley, Director (former President of Canarsie Chamber of Commerce)
  • Lavern Whyte Director (Social Worker)
  • Kent Picou Director (Retired Principal)