Find information about the organizations that make Fondren Jackson’s hippest neighborhoodâ„¢!
Fondren Renaissance was officially formed on March 1, 2002 when two previous neighborhood organizations, functioning in the Fondren community as separate but partnering entities, agreed to merge their operations and unite for the betterment of the district. These previous organizations had served the Fondren area since 1996.
Fondren Renaissance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is fully supported by contributions from Fondren residents, businesses, corporate donors and other friends interested in the community. fondrenrenaissance.org
Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association
Located at the “top of Fondren”, the Broadmeadow Neighborhood consists of that part of Fondren located north of Meadowbrook Road and south of Northside Drive, and is part of the post World War II G.I. subdivision. topoffondren.com
C.O.P.S.: Community Oriented Policing & Government
C.O.P.S. is a national program created by the Department of Justice, implemented in Jackson in 2003. The precinct 4 C.O.P.S. meeting is every fourth Thursday at 5:30pm at Redeemer Church, 640 East Northside Drive.
OurFondren Neighborhood Association
OFNA is dedicated to the residential neighborhood’s common goals of beautification, code enforcement, crime, and communication. OFNA works collaboratively with Fondren Renaissance, C.O.P.S., and the City of Jackson to move the Fondren district positively forward ensuring growth and unity. ourfondren.com
SoFo is the neighborhood ladies auxiliary founded by a group of residents and now made up of women who live and work in Fondren. Each month, on the third Monday, members gather for a social. Other events include the annual Easter egg hunt, spring party, holiday tree lighting and volunteering for neighborhood events.
Woodland Hills Neighborhood Association
The Woodland Hills subdivision is located east of Old Canton Road and south of Wood Dale Drive. Â This historic section of Fondren was subdivided in the 1920â€²s and maintains its own covenants today.