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After School Youth Employment Program Completion Ceremony

On May 1st we celebrated the culmination of our after school employment program recognizing 21 young people who work with 21 MPDC partner organizations. All five seniors in the program will graduate from high school and attend college in the fall. Wentworth Institute and Simmons College granted full scholarships to two seniors. During the year, […]


Smith House Renovations Complete

Smith House, a 132-unit senior housing building, has a new expanded lobby and ground floor with more windows, outdoor patio, and gathering space. As part of the building renovation, MPDC upgraded building systems, modernized the units, reconfigured the common areas and added universal design features. To celebrate the renovations, a residents’ reception was held in […]


APPLY TODAY! – MPDC’s 2018 College Scholarship Opportunities

We are now accepting applications for our 2018 Danette Jones Scholarship Fund, Ralph D. Smith Community Service Scholarship, and Haynes Family Scholarship Fund.  


Construction Underway for Roxbury’s Whittier Choice Neighborhood Initiative

This new mixed-income residential community will contain a mix of affordable housing units with a preference for current Whittier Street residents, workforce housing units, and market-rate housing.