As part of its economic development initiatives HACDC has committed resources to a commercial corridor revitalization through the Northeast 2nd Avenue Partnership (NE2P).
The Northeast Second Partnership, Inc. (NE2P) is a community initiated and collaborative effort composed of diverse community stakeholders interested in a comprehensive revitalization of the key commercial corridors in the Little Haiti community. NE2P is committed to creating and sustaining a vibrant commercial center to increase economic development in Little Haiti by increasing the quantity and quality of employment opportunities, by increasing long term investment in the area, and by increasing opportunity for commerce.NE2P strives to preserve and highlight the vitality of the Haitian-American community so all visitors can get a sense of Little Haiti’s history and culture.
NE2P has facilitated micro-enterprise grants to small businesses in Little Haiti and advocated for the preservation of the cultural significance of the area. We are diligently working toward making Little Haiti a cultural destination. Therefore, our organization is focused on addressing the key issues need for a comprehensive revitalization.
To achieve success in these areas, NE2P is involved in multiple projects in the community:
-Cultural tours to market and brand Little Haiti
-Cultural events to promote are as a cultural destination
-Technical assistance for small business development
-Citizens on Patrol to increase public safety and quality of life
-Advocacy for public services needed in the community
-Little Haiti Small Business Association
For more information visit NE2P at www.ne2p.org
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