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On CEDAC Honors Community Leader Mel King

The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) honored former State Representative Mel King at its 40th anniversary celebration, held on March 14 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Samberg Conference Center. King, a legendary community organizer, crafted the state legislation that created CEDAC in 1978. CEDAC is a community development financial institution that provides early stage financing and technical assistance to community-based and other non-profit organizations engaged in effective community development in Massachusetts. 


In the Boston Herald: Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy lives on

On April 10, more than 200 are expected to attend the 14th anniversary of the Cape Verdean-Jewish seder ( at Hibernian Hall. Seders that reach out to include other faiths and nationalities always remind me of the many important contributions made by the Jewish community in support of the civil rights movement. They were foot soldiers whether marching beside Dr. King, wielding influence, contributing funds to the effort or encouraging their young people to actively participate on the Freedom Rides to register black voters, walk picket lines and speak out against racism.


On BNN ‘It’s All About Arts:’ Erica Davis and Nancy Galluzzo

Watch Dewitt Center Director, Erica Davis, talk about The Dewitt Center Art Gallery Reception and Celebration on ‘It’s All About Arts’ on BNN.

Jeanne Pinado


Boston Private’s ‘Why of Wealth’ Campaign

We love this video produced by Boston Private about MPDC (and CEO Jeanne Pinado) for their ‘Why of Wealth’ campaign.