Abayomi Community Development Corporation

Founded in 1997, Abayomi is a faith-based nonprofit organization serving Northwest Detroit with origins in New St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.  Aiming to improve socioeconomic conditions, strengthen families, and increase dignity and personal achievement, Abayomi—meaning a pleasant meeting place in the West African Yoruba tribe language—focuses on community and economic development, education, and recreation programs to area youth and families.  In 2015, its Center for Financial Advancement provided foreclosure counseling, homebuyer education, and financial counseling to over 400 residents, 55 of whom were able to purchase their first home.

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