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In Baystate Banner: Community party celebrates five years of The Dewitt Center

On May 10th, 2023, The Baystate Banner highlighted Madison Park Development Corporation’s community center, The Dewitt Center, in honor of its five-year anniversary and inaugural celebratory event, Pick-Up Basketball. FEATURED: MPDC’s Deputy Director, Ingrid Tucker; Dewitt Center Director, Erica Davis — Click to read more details.


Curbfest for Political Prisoners: Boston 2022

Black Lives Matter has partnered with several community voices to bring to Boston another CurbFest: For Political Prisoners. The Boston CurbFest is set to happen November 5th, from 1 PM – 5 PM at the Dewitt Center, located at 122 Dewitt Drive, Roxbury, MA 02116 — Click to read more details.


On WBUR: Early Voters Go To The Polls In Mass., Voice Concerns Over Getting Ballots Counted

Communities across Massachusetts have begun offering residents the chance to vote in-person, two weeks ahead of Election Day.


In the Boston Globe: Young adult novelist Erin Entrada Kelly isn’t afraid of the dark

For her newest novel, “Lalani of the Distant Sea,” Erin Entrada Kelly turned to her Filipino ancestry to craft a mythic tale of a young girl on an epic journey. The best-selling author won the Newbery Medal for “Hello Universe,” which is being adapted by Netflix for a movie. She will speak at noon Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Dewitt Center Gym as part of the annual Boston Book Festival.