Southwest CDC
What We Do History Funders & Supporters Staff
Key Staff and Their Roles
Main Telephone Number - 215-729-0800

Donna M. Henry, Executive Director
215-729-7441 email click here

Donna M. Henry has been Southwest CDC's Executive Director since October 1994 and has worked in the housing and community development field since 1987. She has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (1987) and a Masters of Science in Community Economic Development (1999). She has also raised over $2 million in grants and fee-for-service contracts in the last 4 years.



Lorraine Thomas, Operations Manager

215-729-3948          email click here


Economic and Community Development

Page Huey, Project Manager, Woodland Avenue Revitalization

215-729-0729  email click here

Steven Kuzmicki, Project Manager Economic Development

215-729-4546  email click here


Housing Counseling

Fernando Leal, Housing Counselor

215-729-5072email click here

Damon Montgomery, Housing Counselor

215-729-0180email click here

Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC)

Mark Harrell, Community Organizer

215-729-0804          email click here


Southwest CDC After School Program-Summer Camp at Patterson Elementary


Jackie Simmons, Program Coordinator
215-730-0450email click here

Shaketia Sills, Program Coordinator
215-730-0450email click here


Nikkia Brown, Program Assistant/Group Leader

215-729-0831email click here

Group Leaders

Louis Baxter

Melvin Draughn

Mohammed Fofana

Sharon Faulk

Crystal Downing-Speaks

Danielle Byrd

Tita Hodge


Self Sufficiency Programs

Wydia Copes, Program Assistant

215-729-0180 email click here

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement - Equal Employment Opportunity

An open and equitable personnel system will be established and maintained.  Personnel policies, procedures and practices will be designed to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex.

Employment opportunities shall be provided for applicants with disabilities and reasonable accommodation(s) shall be made to meet the physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees.

Any employee who believes they have been discriminated against, may file a complaint of discrimination with any of the following.

Department of Public Welfare

Bureau of Equal Opportunity

Room 223, Health & Welfare Building

PO Box 2675

Harrisburg, PA  17105


PA Human Relations Commission

Philadelphia Regional Office

110 N. 8th Street

Suite 501

Philadelphia, PA  19107

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office for Civil Rights

Suite 372, Public Ledger Bldg.

150 South Independence Mall West

Philadelphia, PA  19106-9111

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

DPW Bureau of Equal Opportunity

Southeast Regional Office

801 Market Street, Suite 5034

Philadelphia, PA  19107



Partnerships Building Neighborhood Pride
Southwest Community Development Corporation
6328 Paschall Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19142
Phone: 215-729-0800   Fax: 215-726-5719

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