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Featured on | MPDC Awarded Public Art for Spatial Justice Grant

On Friday, March 29th, 2024, MPDC was awarded the New England Foundation for the Arts’ (NEFA’s) Public Art for Spatial Justice Grant – Click to read more!


Featured in Axios Boston | Social Calendar: Things to do, week of March 18

On March 18th, 2024, Axios Boston highlighted Actors Shakespeare Project’s King Hedley II in its weekly “Things to Do” column for upcoming Boston-based arts, culture, and other city-wide events – Click to read more details!


Featured in Hoodline | Boston Police Officers Trade Handcuffs for Aprons to Foster Bonds at Roxbury Cooking Classes

On March 3rd, 2024, Hoodline highlighted the recent partnership between MPDC’s collaborative, community-oriented Meal Prep and Participation (MPP) Classes and the Boston Police Department’s (BPD) B-2 Roxbury Community Service Office. FEATURED: MPDC’S Health, Equity and Wellness Manager, Leslie Stafford – Click to read more!


In the Boston Globe | City-owned lots on Harrison Ave. in Roxbury could soon be big housing complex

On March 18th, 2024, the Boston Globe reported that MPDC, Beacon Communities, and JGE Development proposed their plan to reconstruct and redevelop 4.5-acre city-owned lots in Roxbury – Click to read more!