Our Vision is a healthy, sustainable community where everyone lives, works, and thrives.

The East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) is the first effort to align East Biloxi’s community service and advocacy organizations around a set of common goals. The Mission of the East Biloxi Community Collaborative is to create a healthy, vibrant and sustainable East Biloxi for all children and families by working together to develop a better place to live, work and play. We are doing this through partnerships with civic, government, education and religious organizations.

Monthly Meetings

July 11, 2017
Hancock Bank
Community Room- Second floor
888 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530

 *Participants must park in church lot behind the bank building. Please DO NOT park in bank lot.

This collaborative is funded by the W.K.Kellogg Foundation.

Allytra Perryman

Program Director

Allytra PerrymanAllytra Perryman is the Program Director for the East Biloxi Community Collabrative (EBCC). The mission of the EBCC is to create a healthy, vibrant and sustainable East Biloxi for families. In this role, Allytra manages and implements activities and programs defined in the EBCC strategic plan. Allytra has a long history of working toward social and economic justice on the Gulf Coast. She previously worked to ensure diversity for corporate clients and coordinated volunteers for large outreach events aimed at amplifying the role of the citizen in community planning. Allytra is actively involved in a wide variety of organizations, including the Biloxi NAACP, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Coast Wide Martin Luther King Jr. committee and the Gulf Coast Regenesis Coalition. Allytra is a member of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries, South Mississippi Housing and Development Corp. and serves as the Harrison County Commissioner on the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII Board. Allytra is the proud mother of two daughters.

Zeleder Barnes



Ya-Sin Shabazz


ShabazzYa-Sin Shabazz serves as Director of Programs & Development for Hijra House Association, a small but growing community and faith-based organization based in Biloxi, Mississippi. Presently, Hijra House operates three active programs and contributes to two other collaborative efforts. Active programs include: Quad County, Renovation, Repair, and Paint (RRP) Workforce Certification; the Coastal Restoration Working Group (CRWG); and The 1st Eight Years. Hijra House collaborative work includes the Racial Equity Initiative (REI) of the Asian-American & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, and the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC).

Shabazz received a Baccalaureate in Economics/Political Science from Yale University, and is the previous owner/operator of Noor Residential Electrical Services. Shabazz also served as Program Manager for the Biloxi Branch NAACP from 2007 through 2010.