Community Developers Call for Immediate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Economic Fall Out from Pandemic Requires Large Scale and Equitable Response Investments Needed for Small Business, Housing and Non-Profit Sectors...

A message from MACDC President, Joe Kriesberg, regarding Coronavirus

Dear friends,   As all of us come to terms with the scale and scope of the Coronavirus Pandemic, I wanted to let you know how MACDC is responding to both the...

Responding to Coronavirus in CDC Communities: Immediate and Long-Term Actions

The low- and moderate-income communities in which Massachusetts CDCs work are disproportionately affected by the current Coronavirus crisis. This disproportionate impact...

Governor Baker Unveils Economic Development Proposal

On March 4, Governor Baker unveiled An Act Enabling Partnerships for Growth (H. 4529). This comprehensive economic development package represents a solid step toward...

Four R.E.M. Lyrics that help me in my work

I grew up listening to R.E.M.  It was the song “Don’t Go Back to Rockville” that first grabbed my attention.  To me, Michael Stipe’s...

Could 2020 be the year we make Community Development Policy History?

As we enter a new year and a new decade, MACDC is preparing for one of the busiest and hopefully most impactful policy years in recent memory.  The Massachusetts...

Are CDCs Racially Diverse?

A critical question when it comes to addressing racial equity is the diversity of the board, senior staff and staff of an organization.  To help provide some...

Promoting Racial and Economic Equity through Economic Development: Boston Pilot Program and Small Business Technical Assistance (SBTA) Program

Nuestra Comunidad's now completed Bartlett B Project was a part of the Boston Pilot Program. (Photo courtesy of Nuestra Comunidad)  MACDC has been committed to...

The Mel King Institute’s Public Housing Training Program is taking steps to ensure racial equity is intertwined in its trainings/activities

After two years of trainings, the Public Housing Training Program is updating its Resident Leader Training curriculum. A group of residents, trainers and partners...

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