Our World Is Broken...

It Doesn't Have To Be.

Welcome To Community Renewal International

As people, neighborhoods, and communities struggle with increasing disconnect and dysfunction, Community Renewal International has pioneered a way to connect people and create safe and caring communities with measurable and transformative results.

Thousand (And Counting) We Care Team Members

Thousand (And Counting) Annual Volunteer Hours Given

Percent (And Counting) Reduction In Major Crime In Target Areas

Thousand (And Counting) Lives Of Children And Youth Transformed

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Community Renewal Celebrates 20 Years of Caring 

On October 30, former President Jimmy Carter visited the Shreveport-Bossier area in honor of Community Renewal’s 20th anniversary. He toured area neighborhoods: Highland, Allendale, and Barksdale Annex, three of the five neighborhoods where CRI has Friendship Houses. Read More »


Not sure where to begin or want to learn more about the Community Renewal International model? Join us for a bus tour beginning at 838 Margaret Place in Shreveport. Tours last 90 minutes and lunch is provided. You’ll go into a Friendship House, see the new homes in the Building on Higher Ground project and learn how you can make a difference in your neighborhood.  Click here to find upcoming tour dates »


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