About Us

Our Experience

Bronzeville Community Development Partnership (formerly the Abraham Lincoln Center Business Council) was incorporated as a private Illinois nonprofit in 1989.  The CDC has enjoyed the committed leadership of its President, Paula Robinson since that time.  Robinson is a 30 year marketing communications veteran, serial entreprenuer, cultural historian and urban preservationist. 

Our Approach

Community Thought Leadership with the ability to develop economic development solutions at the neighborhood level that create new enterprises and generate jobs.

The Think Tank

Blacks In Green (BIG)

Black Metropolis Convention &

Tourism Council  

Bronzeville Retail Initiative (BRI)

Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

Go Bronzeville

IL Tech (IIT)

Rehab Construction Systems, Inc

South Side Community Federal

Credit Union