This time line provides insight into the accomplishments of the Center from its humble beginnings as it grows and meets the needs of the African-American community.

(Detailed descriptions of programs and projects listed below can be found in the programs or special projects sections.)


Eloise Tyler launches The Clara Cantrell Clemmons Assistance Center, Inc. (CCCAC). The Essential Enrichment Skills and Tutoring Programs are amongst the first to be created.


The Homebound Program begins providing services for people who are homebound and/or unable to care for themselves.
CCCAC Small Business Consultants begin providing training, information and professional advice for small and/or newly launched businesses, entrepreneurs, and organizations.


Family Assistance Program begins donating items to shelters and others in need.


Women’s Empowerment Support Group is created to address the specific needs of African American Women.


CCCAC toy drive gives Christmas gifts to needy families, children with AIDS, daycare centers and other community-based organizations.


First annual In-City Women’s Conference is held.


Leadership Training Program is created to aid individuals who possess leadership skills but lack formal training.


New Emerging Leaders Project is established to provide guidance and training for directors of newly formed businesses and non-profit organizations.


Center’s new brochure designed pro bono by graphic artist.
CCCAC provides household items for The David & Joyce Dinkins Gardens Residents.


African-American Women Who Stutter Project is launched.
College Assistance & Upward Mobility Program is established.