The funds provided with NMTC in 2019, allowed the YMCA to build a new YMCA in the Sistrunk corridor of Fort Lauderdale. The community is a Severely Distressed zone, with unemployment over 19%, Poverty rate over 24%. The YMCA is the first major project in the area and has generated new project to revitalized the corridor.

Mark Russell, YMCA of South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL, on the YMCA of South Florida, LA Lee YMCA – Mizell Community Center project.