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Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp.

Phone: 

(617) 825-4224

Email: 
Website: 
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

8:30am-5:00pm M-F

Mission: 

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp (CSNDC) is a nonprofit community development corporation (CDC), charged with developing both the physical and social infrastructure of the community. Founded in 1981 by community activists (many of whom still live in the neighborhood), concerned about the blight and disinvestment that was rampant at the time, CSNDC continues its focus on: -developing affordable rental and homeownership housing -assisting residents and small businesses in growing their assets and wealth -supporting resident leadership in addressing and taking control of community quality of life issues The Real Estate Development Initiative includes the rehabilitation and construction of housing, open space and commercial real estate development, and the provision of supportive resident services for renters and homeowners. The Economic Development Initiative includes economic development activities that lead to a stable and economically viable commercial district, employment and business development opportunities for community residents, a well-prepared workforce, and the creation of assets and wealth among community residents. The Community Building Initiative includes activities that allow the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation to help strengthen the community by engaging in community planning and working together with residents, other non-profits, and local businesses to gather diverse community input, encourage civic participation and increase community influence in decision making and resource allocation, and participate in collaborative efforts to develop comprehensive plans for the service area.

Location

Codman Square NDC
587 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Community Meeting Space Available: 

Yes

Created: 
11/30/2010

Codman Square Neighborhood Council

Phone: 

(617) 265-4189

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Meets first Wednesdays, 7-8:30 PM, 6 Norfolk Street (The Great Hall)

Mission: 

Improving the quality of life for our community.

Location

The Codman Square Neighborhood Council
6 Norfolk Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Community Meeting Space Available: 

No

Food Project, The

Phone: 

(617) 442-1322

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

M-F: 9am-5pm

Mission: 

To grow a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system. This community produces healthy food for residents of the city and suburbs, provides youth leadership opportunities. Most importantly, we strive to inspire and support others to create a change in their own communities.

Location

The Food Project - Dorchester Office
555 Dudley Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Donate, volunteer, buy our food, work on our farm, sign up for our mailing list, shop weekly at any of the Dorchester farmers' markets July through October.

Community Meeting Space Available: 

No

Created: 
11/02/2009

Codman Academy Charter School

Phone: 

(617) 287-0700

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

M-F: 7:30am-6pm
Saturday: 8am-1pm

Mission: 

Our mission is to prepare students for full participation in the intellectual, economic and civic life of our society, by ensuring their full preparation and access to further education, the skills and vision to undertake a rewarding career, and the motivation and character needed to engage deeply and productively in community life. We view parents and community members as integral partners in this endeavor.

Location

Codman Academy Charter School
637 Washington St
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

Expeditionary Learning Schools, Codman Square Health Center, The Huntington Theatre Company, Sportsmen's Tennis Center, Epiphany School, Museum of Science

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Students entering grade 9 may apply for lottery admission. Information open houses begin in January and lottery is held in March each year.

Community Meeting Space Available: 

No

Created: 
10/23/2009

Project RIGHT, Inc.

Phone: 

(617) 541-5454

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Mission: 

Our mission is to promote resident involvement in neighborhood stabilization and economic development within the community of Greater Grove Hall (Roxbury and North Dorchester).

Location

Project R.I.G.H.T. Inc
320A Blue Hill Avenue
Grove Hall, MA 02121
United States
Key Partners: 

Holborn, Gannett, Gaston, Otisfield Betterment Association Garrison Trotter Neighborhood Association Devon, Normandy, Brunswick Residents Association Fayston Street Residents Association Pasadena, Supple & Columbia

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Though various forums such as coming to community and neighborhood meetings and participating in these meeting by voicing your concerns and assisting with solutions to problems. You can volunteer in our office on a project or initiative of your choosing.

Key Programs Offered: 

Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative/ Weed and Seed
Grove Hall Youth Workers Alliance
Mike & Al's Basketball League
Grove Hall Gay Straight Lesbian Alliance (Thursdays at 3:30)
Grove Hall Problem Properties Task Force
Grove Hall Youth Outreach Connection
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services (DAPS)
Multi-Unit Housing Initiative
Grove Hall Getting Healthier

Community Meeting Space Available: 

No

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