Building Our Community Together

Join us in our vision of a Southeast Raleigh where our history and culture are acknowledged and celebrated, structural barriers are removed, and all residents have access to pathways to achieve full success and prosperity.

We work with our neighbors to build the promise of a brighter future.

Systemic barriers, a history of racially biased policies, and a lack of equitable investment in Southeast Raleigh neighborhoods have prolonged intergenerational poverty for our residents.

As a local expression of the Purpose Built Communities model, we partner to create equitable opportunities that lead to improved outcomes for individuals, families, and children in our community.

How we Collaborate With Members of The Community

The foundation of our work is grounded in leadership development where all individuals, youth, and families are positive agents of change and are civically ready with the skills necessary to drive long-term individual and community success.

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Mixed-Income Housing & Real Estate

We work to ensure access to safe, high-quality, and affordable housing for renters and homeowners.

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Cradle to Career Education

We advocate for children to obtain an education that ensures social connectivity, self-efficacy, and post-secondary credentials with labor-market value.

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Economic Vitality

We connect members of the community to employment, entrepreneurship, wealth creation, and economic advancement opportunities.

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Health & Community Wellbeing

We are committed to addressing health disparities and improving health outcomes for residents.

Affordable Rental Housing Development Progressing

We are excited to provide an update on our ongoing efforts to expand small-scale affordable housing development in partnership with Urban Trends. Working closely with our design and construction team and our funding partners, we are making significant progress in realizing our vision for 27 units of affordable rental housing within our Promise Zone.

Recent News

Hillcrest Cemetery: A Southeast Raleigh Gem Worth Preserving

Historic Hillcrest Cemetery is a planned African American cemetery established around 1920 as an affordable option for Black families to bury their loved ones. Today, Friends of Hillcrest Cemetery Restoration, Inc., a group of nine community volunteers from Southeast Raleigh, oversees the site. Located at 1905 Garner Road, Hillcrest was the brainchild of the founders…

Triangle Tribune: Health and Financial Facilities Open at Beacon Point

RALEIGH — Southeast Raleigh residents, health care providers and elected officials celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for Advance Community Health, UNC Health and Self-Help Credit Union Friday at Beacon Point on Rock Quarry Road. The site also will be home to Legal Aid of North Carolina, nonprofits’ Southeast Raleigh Promise and Family Resource Center South…

Grateful For A Day Of Service

We are thrilled to share the incredible success of the 2nd Annual Southeast Raleigh Home Preservation Event on Wednesday, September 20th. This event was made possible through a strong partnership with Rebuilding Together, the American Red Cross, and Wells Fargo as part of their WelcomeHome National Initiative, which promotes wealth creation and preservation through homeownership.…

Southeast Raleigh Promise Benefits from the Mighty Give Back

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the United Way of the Greater Triangle as Southeast Raleigh Promise participates in this year’s Mighty Give Back Main Event Celebration. This exciting event is set to take place on Saturday, October 7th, at the Red Hat Amphitheater, featuring headlining acts Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit,…

Affordable Rental Housing Development Progressing

We are excited to provide an update on our ongoing efforts to expand small-scale affordable housing development in partnership with Urban Trends. Working closely with our design and construction team and our funding partners, we are making significant progress in realizing our vision for 27 units of affordable rental housing within our Promise Zone. Our…

Richard Johnson joins Southeast Raleigh Promise as Director of Resource Development

We are pleased to welcome Richard Johnson to Southeast Raleigh Promise as our new Director of Resource Development. Richard, 45, brings more than two decades of experience in the nonprofit realm to work for us as we position our organization for new avenues of outreach and engagement of people and partnerships, resources, and support. In…

Southeast Raleigh - A Place of Promise and Opportunity

Join the "Circle of Promise" to support Southeast Raleigh Promise and work alongside residents to create new opportunities for a vibrant Southeast Raleigh community where everyone has pathways to grow, thrive, and prosper.

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