WHO WE ARE
COR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
For 19 years, COR CDC has continued to change the lives of individuals and communities. Our primary focus is to: Promote entrepreneurship opportunities; Advance youth technologically through a myriad of STEAM programs; Empower individuals and families through various affordable housing initiatives and Transform underserved communities through civic engagement while strategically bringing awareness to the issues that affect our lives.
WE BELIEVE IN OUR MISSION! WE BELIEVE IN PARTNERSHIP!
Under the leadership of our Chief Executive Officer and President, Rev. Dr. Ralph E. Williamson, and the entire COR CDC board of directors, our mission is essential to who we are as an organization and the partners who support our vision. Every partner plays a valuable part in our organization s mission success.
THE COMMUNITY AND THE PEOPLE ARE THE VALUE OF THE WORK WE SERVE.
As a non profit 501(c)3, COR CDC believes that every individual deserves the same opportunity to excel. The challenges may be overwhelming without the right tools and skills. COR CDC offers a strategic plan of understanding how to approach the challenges by supplying the various programs addressing diversity and inclusion. Every individual can lend value as an added resource to the community they live. Our mission is to continue to serve the underprivileged and underserved by supplying business, education, housing, and civil opportunities for all individual
At COR CDC, we respect diversity and inclusion.
At COR CDC, equity is not just a word. It is the way we treat every member of our community.
At COR CDC, transparency is the key to accountability and the people we serve.
At COR CDC, we are focused on serving the marginalized by empowering, uniting, and transforming lives economically, mentally, and socially.
REV. DR. RALPH E WILLIAMSON
Rev. Dr. Ralph E. Williamson is the Pastor of Christ Our Redeemer AME Church in Irvine, California. He also serves as the President of Christ Our Redeemer Community Development Corporation (COR CDC). A non 501 c 3 non-profit organization committed to economically empowering marginalized communities by forming partnerships with public and private sectors. COR CDC operates under four pillars, Youth STEAM Education, Entrepreneurship, Affordable Housing, and Civic Engagement. Pastor Ralph was formerly the Senior Pastor of First AME Church in Las Vegas for 16 years. He is the founder and served as the President of Faith Organizing Alliance (FOA), a Non-Profit civic engagement organization for social justice. Under Pastor Ralph’s leadership, FOA created a vehicle that educated individuals within disenfranchised communities on various issues concerning clean energy and voter’s rights. To include the election process, ballot amendments, and political candidates, through forums, workshops, and social media, for both primary and national elections. Dr. Williamson holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree (D. Min.) from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio; a Master of Divinity from the Iliff School of Theology; and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Williamson is an author, pastor, and community leader who makes a difference in the communities he serves.