Summer Basketball League a Win for Community
For seven weeks this summer MPDC in collaboration with Winn Companies worked together with local youth between the ages of 7-17 in the 4th Annual Summer Rox Basketball Tournament held at a community park near Madison Park Village. The basketball league provided mentoring opportunities for parents and local adults who offered their time to help […]
CDCs Take an Open Book Approach to Urban Renewal
How are community development corporations faring when there is such a premium for space and resources?
MPDC Youth Employment Program Employs 64 Teens This Summer
MPDC’s Summer Youth Employment Program is underway and we’re excited to announce that 64 teenagers received jobs this summer — our highest number of youth employed to date! Youth workers are assigned to work sites during the week and also required to participate in a four-week financial literacy workshop sponsored by Citizens Bank focused on […]
Join the Conversation: Making a Push for a Cultural District in Roxbury
In August 2015, Haley House, Madison Park Development Corporation, and The American City Coalition (TACC) partnered in support of ongoing efforts to establish a cultural district in Roxbury by researching regional and national best practices, identifying technical assistance needs, and seeking funding. A growing list of organizational supporters including Roxbury Community College, Historic Boston Incorporated. […]