2011 - Margie's House Opens


2012 - Margie's House Grows to max capacity


2014 - CEC Food Program Begins 


2014 - Hanks House Opens


2015-Oak park After School / Summer Camp Opens


2016- CEC First Annual Banquet 


2017- Anderson's House & Riley's House Opens


2017- CEC Second Annual Banquet


​2017- Antonio-Alexis Houses Opens


​​​2017- Region 12 Prevention Opens


mission & vision

Our mission at Community Empowerment council, Inc. is to empower the community through education, providing shelter, education our youth and providing social programs for the poor. Our main goals are to build permanent connection with caring adults at home and in the community, partner with local officials in city government, DHS, and local entities.

Foundation History

It takes a community to raise a child!

“For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people's love and concern for each other.”
-- Millard Fuller

recent programs

Upcoming June- CEC Summer Camp 2017

volunteering

CEC has an open door policy for volunteers who is willing to make a difference in the lives of the Youth. Find out how to become our partner.

Tony Anderson

Our founder

CEC-COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT COUNCIL INC.