West Jackson Neighborhood Profile

The Center for University-Based Development (CUBD) at Jackson State University is collecting historical data from each neighborhood in West Jackson.  

Once all the data is collected, CUBD will compile the information into West Jackson profile sheets for each neighborhood.  This information will be available to all participants and other stakeholders in the community.

For questions or concerns please contact Ms. Christina Berry at 601-979-2255 or by email at christina.m.berry@jsums.edu   

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* 1. What is the name of your neighborhood association?

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* 2. When was your neighborhood founded? (Please provide the estimated year). If the neighborhood developed on its on; when did the first residents settle there? Was it founded as a result of an event or historic occurrence i.e. Housing Act, white flight, etc. GI Bill?)

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* 3. Who was it founded/developed for? ( An example could be teachers and other professionals, JSU faculty/staff/employees, workforce housing, immigrants, high or low-income, race).

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* 4. Please provide notable people that lived or were born in the neighborhood? ( Notable is relative)

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* 5. Has any historic events occurred in the neighborhood?

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* 6. How would you describe the architecture and character of the community?

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* 7. What is the neighborhood's vision?

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