On Friday, November 20th at Clark University in Worcester, MA, over 200 leaders and staff members from CDCs and community development organizations came together to discuss the latest developments in our field, hear from Jay Ash, State Secretary for Housing and Economic Development and, of course, network! A special thanks to Bank of America and all our sponsors. Check out the agenda for the day, as well as information on the breakout sessions.
A special congratuations to the recipients of this year's MACDC Community Development Awards:
The Jeffrey Graham Award: Clark University
The Richard Smith Award: Jeanne Pinado
The Ricanne Hadrian Award: Katie Provencher
The Rise Star Award:
- Andrea Aldana, Community Develoment Partnership
- Charlise Canales, Worcester Common Ground
- Rachana Crowley, Valley CDC
- Jason Desrosier, Allston-Brighton CDC
- Lisette Le, Viet-AID
A special thanks to Ryan Rios, who photographed the event and whose photo is used with this article.