Hickory Hill Redevelopment Corp

Contact Name:

Marquetta Smith


6655 Winchester Memphis, 38115


The vision of the Hickory Hill Redevelopment Corporation is to bring about community transformation by restoring the institution of the family through holistic programs, to assist the family units in Hickory Hill emotionally, socially, economically, physically, etc., to offer personal development, vocational and employment preparation, and life rehabilitation.

Educational Services:

(YRI) After-School Program for Children, Tuesday – Friday: 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm. For students 6th-12th grade and their parents.

(YRI) Charm School & Gentleman’s Academy, an eight (9) week course for 6th thru 12th grade students offering classes in self-esteem, personality, social etiquette, sexuality & relationships and basic hygiene. 

(YRI) Purity Promise Program, for 6th thru 12th grade students, which focuses on abstinence and celibacy. 

(YRI) All About You-th Steps For Success Bash, A one day event designed to instruct 6th thru 12th grade students in the areas of personal development, sexuality, finance, automotive, fashion, basic hygiene, domestic how to’s, health & hygiene, social etiquette and skin care.

(YRI) E.D.I.F.Y. Enrichment and Developmental Instruction For our Youth (School Site-Based Character-Building Classes), 
E.D.I.F.Y. is an six week character building course designed to educate the youth grades 6th thru 12th grade on moral values and character qualities; equipping them with resources and tools which will assist them in utilizing these qualities as well as empowering them to embrace their own self-worth.

(YRI) Adult Literacy Program, designed to provide tutors to adult learners with difficulties in reading, writing and comprehension. This program will assist adult learners to successfully meet individual goals as outlined by the student. Students meet with tutors on a one-on-one basis for one hour twice weekly to work on individualized goals.