The mission of CBEDC is to create sustainable economic growth opportunities for individuals, families and business owners who reside in Ocean-Hill Brownsville, through innovative wellness initiatives, workforce expansion and community development projects. We envision a thriving, prosperous, culturally rich community developed by Ocean-Hill Brownsville residents. #OwnBrownsville, is a mindset and movement to educate and empower community residents to create an environment where they feel safe to grow and prosper for generations to come.
La’Shawn Allen Muhammed is the executive Director of CBEDC and carries out its mission through her years of experience growing up in Brownsville and through her education and experience in the workforce. La’Shawn is also the Brooklyn Director for the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce and has many ties to the community.