The ABCD, Inc. was created as a part of the Community Developers Program of the United Methodist Church (UMC) and was incorporated in 1973.
The ABCD, Inc. is committed to improving the quality of life of people through Community Economic Development, Energy Conservation, Housing Development, and Transportation.
The ABCD, Inc. strives to become a self-sufficient Community Development Corporation, which utilizes innovative and creative approaches to reduce poverty, foster self-reliance and to bring about empowerment of the communities that we serve.
The ABCD, Inc. is striving to create an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected because of their difference – a place where every employee can be themselves so they can reach their potential and help us achieve our business goals.
We want our business to be innovative and productive so we can deliver the best services to our clients and we need diversity to help us achieve this. The more we collaborate and value difference, the closer we get to living in a truly inclusive community.
Our Commitment to have a respectful and supportive workplace that enables us to attract and retain a diverse workforce that represents our clients and community.
Our Workforce diversity recruits from a qualified group of candidates to increase thinking and perspective.
Our Workplace inclusion fosters a culture that encourages collaboration, flexibility and fairness to enable all employees to contribute to their potential and increase retention.
Our Sustainability and accountability identify and breakdown systemic barriers to full inclusion by embedding diversity and inclusion in policies and practices and equipping leaders with the ability to manage diversity and be accountable for the results.