At the New England Brownfields Summit in Devens, MA on May 18th and 19th, nearly 300 brownfields practitioners from across the region, celebrated accomplishments, discussed challenges, and identified best practices. While the weather was changeable (a beautiful and sunny spring day, followed by a rainy day) the quality of th
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MACDC is an association of mission-driven community development organizations dedicated to creating places of opportunity where ALL people can live with dignity while participating in and benefiting from our Commonwealth's economy.
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Learn how CDCs across Massachusetts mission performed and responded to the pandemic.
- $842.6 million invested in local communities
- 63,359 families supported with housing, jobs, and other services
- 1,586 commmunity leaders engaged
- 1,043 homes built or preserved
- 4,054 job opportunities created or preserved
- 2,607 entrepreneurs provided technical or financial assistance
On June 1st, MACDC Senior Policy Advocate Don Bianchi attended the Grand Opening of the Elias Brookings Apartments in Springfield. Home City Development rebuilt this beautiful building, with 42 rental homes and a spacious auditorium for resident and community use, on the site of the former Elias Brookings School, destroyed on June 1st, 2011 by
At its Annual Meeting in November 2021, the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations committed to a Racial Equity Pledge, upholding their dedication to making their organization a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive place. As of June 2022, 28 member organizations have signed on to the pledge as well.
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