Community Renewal's Chairman of the National Advisory Board reached out to Carter who has remained active in community development since leaving office. Community Renewal International is a non-profit that builds and restores neighborhoods through personal relationships. The organization has built 10 friendship homes in 5 Shreveport/Bossier neighborhoods since 1994 and offers after school activities, meals and tutoring in at risk neighborhoods.
Mike Leonard, Associate Coordinator says Carter will tour the 5 neighborhoods during the day before speaking at the celebration during the evening.
"We're hoping that by him taking his time to come and be with us that he will be inspired to maybe home open some doors on a national and even international basis for us," says Leonard.
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