Led by our CEO Jeanne Pinado and Civic Engagement Coordinator Ed Shoemaker, MPDC joined forces with other CDCs from across the Commonwealth at the annual Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC) Lobby Day at the State House. The MPDC Team met with Senator Sonia Chang Diaz and Rep. Chynah Tyler and advocated for MACDC’s top legislative priorities including passage of the Housing Bond Bill, funding for the Small Business Technical Assistance Program and extension of the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Undersecretary of Housing and Community Development Chrystal Kornegay spoke to MACDC members about the importance of the CITC program and announced the 2017 award recipients. MPDC is proud to have been granted the maximum allotment of $150,000 in CITC credits.