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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: MPDC Announces Leadership Change; Seeks New CEO

The Board of Directors of Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC) today announced that Jeanne Pinado will step down as Chief Executive Officer after 21 years of leadership effective December 31, 2019. The board formed a search committee and has enlisted the services ofAnn L Silverman Consulting to help lead the work of identifying a new CEO.


APPLY TODAY! – MPDC’s 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program

Apply to MPDC’s Summer 2019 Soheil Turner Youth Leadership and Workforce Development Program today!


Celebrating art, culture, and history at The Dewitt Center

On Thursday, March 28, close to 200 people joined Madison Park Development Corporation for The Dewitt Center Art Gallery Reception and Celebration. The evening was jam-packed with activities including music by Fulani Live Jazz, guided tours of the gallery with MPDC youth participants, food from Ethnica Catering, and an engaging speaking program with a presentation by gallery curator, Lolita Parker, Jr.


We Create Festival This Weekend at Hibernian Hall (April 5-6)

We Create is a process-oriented festival that gives artists the opportunity to create original works around an annual theme during a period of 6 months. Artists meet twice during that period to share and discuss their process; the final work is presented at the We Create festival.