The Center for Cultural Preservation & Urban Renewal's goal is to safeguard culturally historic, culturally relevant establishments and urban structures, threatened by commercial development and gentrification, within the best interests of the local community. Preserving social history and respecting diversity, The Center of Cultural Preservation & Urban Renewal reinvests in the long term well being of the members of urban communities through its One for Mankind  projects, providing resources and assistance to the vulnerable and underprivileged members of society.