Through this weekend, we want to create a blueprint to assist the remaining U.S. Black Townships in community redevelopment, leveraging continuing investment and development and resulting in the sustainable transformation of a township through partnerships between faith-based institutions, developers, planners, and other stakeholders.
Visit a few Black Towns in Oklahomato learn more about the historical significance and landmarks, economic challenges, community development efforts, and hear community stories.
DISCOVER POSSIBILITIES: DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE
"It Takes a Village" documentary highlights community development through faith-based partnerships, and features a 30,000-square-foot, $7 million project which opened in 2021 in Louisville, Ky called the Village at West Jefferson.
FUTURE PLANNING: STAKEHOLDER AND COMMUNITY MEETING
A meeting of minds is a community and stakeholder design andenvisioning process for U.S. Black Towns, starting with Tullahassee and Oklahoma Black Townships.
Who should be in the room
Black Towns Residents, Town Influencers and Change Makers, Oklahoma / U.S. Black Community
Investors, Mayors, State Agencies, Design and Planning Organizations
All Denominations Are Welcomed
Black Towns Municipal Management
Located minutes from the Greenwood District and where the Tulsa Race Massacre occurred, our company is strategically rebuilding for the next 100 years. We are for the people and by the people. BTMM's mission is to assist the remaining U.S. Black townships in the areas of community redevelopment and government infrastructure.
Bois & Peters LLC
Bois & Peters LLC is a real estate and consulting agency dedicated to building and supporting Historic Black towns and communities across the United States.
The company's mission is to create vibrant and sustainable communities using New Urbanist principles that prioritize walkability, diversity, and sustainability.
Church Building & Loan Fund
The mission of CB&LF is to assist new and renewing United Church of Christ congregations and other Christian congregations and organizations regardless of sect or denominational affiliation, that are planning to buy a first church building or land site, or who want to construct, renovate or develop a church building, school, parsonage, or other church-owned real estate that advances the mission of the Church.
Congressional Black Caucus for New Urbanism
The Congressional Black Caucus for New Urbanism is both an organization and a movement.
We continue to advance the Black community by actively combating systemic racism in the housing industry by: project based work, providing networking opportunities, informing policy, and education.