OIC International’s mission is to empower individuals to become self-reliant through holistic training in skills development using a de-centralized network of social entrepreneurs and community leaders. Our programs in Workforce Development and Livelihood Enhancement aim to develop self-reliant individuals and healthy communities. We place special emphasis on our work with women-farmers, as a key to sustainable development in rural communities.
Progress Investment Associates, Inc.
Established in 1968 by the for-profit Progress Investment Association (PIA), Progress Plaza claims distinction as the country’s oldest African-American-owned and developed shopping center. In 2009, the 65,000 square feet complex completed an $18 million re-development and remains a centerpiece of pride to the residents of North Philadelphia and the legacy of economic development fostered by Reverend Leon Sullivan.
Leon H. Sullivan Charitable Trust
The Mission of the Leon H. Sullivan Charitable Trust is to create economic and community development opportunities, by using our resources to advocate on behalf of impoverished people based on Reverend Leon H. Sullivan’s principles of self help, social responsibility and human rights.