the Barelas community coalition
The Barelas Community Coalition (BCC), a certified non-profit 501(c)3, is a community-based planning and advocacy organization dedicated to limiting the negative effects of gentrification and development on historic communities like Barelas.
Our objectives are to create sustained partnerships with nonprofit/for-profit organizations and government agencies to bring needed services and resources to the community which enhance education, promote economic development and job opportunities, advocate for permanently affordable housing and housing rehabilitation, ensure the responsible redevelopment of the historic Barelas Rail Yards, and preserve the community’s heritage and historical resources.
PROJECTS & Programs
In building community and sustainable alliances, the Barelas CommunityCoalition has catalyzed neighborhood projects and maintains fundamental programs including: