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.



See & hear President Carter’s remarks on CRI!

Introduced by the Hon. John H. Dalton of CRI, 70th Secretary of the Navy.

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

Get Involved With Community Renewal



CRI Partners with Area Universities

Community Renewal International and its Center for Community Renewal were joined by Valentin Miafo-Dionfack, Director of International Relations for CRI and Jean Nkengsa, coordinator of Africa Community Renewal (ACR), based in Cameroon, for the signing of a Multi-Party Memorandum of Understanding with area higher education Chancellors and Presidents.  This agreement lays the foundation for the development of an educational curriculum to support the replication of the CRI model in Africa as well as communities throughout the United States. 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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