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Southwest Boston CDC’s 15th Anniversary Community Gala

BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY: A GREAT START, A GREATER FUTURE

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Roslindale House

Dinner, Silent Auction, Cash Bar, Awards, Slide Show and more…Join us to celebrate our accomplishments to date and to look forward to the next 15 years!

 


Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation works to sustain a thriving, economically diverse community in Hyde Park and Roslindale through a focus on affordable housing options, access to good transit, preservation of green spaces, and the development and empowerment of local leaders whose voices may not otherwise be heard.

Our programs include:


We organize around many issues, including the preservation of affordable housing.

We organize around local issues, including the preservation of affordable housing.

The Hyde Park Green Team – our youth jobs and environmental stewardship program – youth learn teamwork and build confidence.

The annual Boston Shines Day - 2011

The annual Boston Shines Day – community clean up at urban wilds

Neighbors of all ages admire work of local artists at the Menino Arts Center pop up art gallery at Fairmount Station

The Menino Arts Center ran a pop up gallery of local artists’ work for a community event we organized around Transit Equity for the Fairmount Line.

The Residences at Fairmount Station

The Residences at Fairmount Station will be the first affordable housing developed in Hyde Park  in over 20 years. They’ll revitalize a downtown lot — and bring more consumers to local businesses!

We bring together residents to work on local issues together and have a good time!

We bring residents together to work on local issues…and have a good time!

Our Novel Goatscaping Program - the first of its kind in the City of Boston - a sustainable (and cute) landscaping solution coupled with unique job skills training for Hyde Park youth

Our Hyde Park Green Team Goatscaping  – the first of its kind in the City of Boston – is a sustainable, affordable landscaping solution that provides job skills training to area youth. The goats were eco-friendly and affordable…and  great community builders. We’re only sorry we have no more work for the goats in 2016!

The Hyde Park Green Team has been providing youth employment and environmental stewardship operating in partnership with the City of Boston since 2009.

Placemaking meets Transit Equity - taking signage into our own hands to link folks to the transformed Fairmount/Indigo Line

Placemaking meets Transit Equity – taking signage into our own hands to connect riders to the transformed Fairmount/Indigo Line

The Annual Sherrin Woods Community Meeting – Hyde Park Green Team youth lead tours and develop public speaking skills by educating neighbors, local law enforcement, and family members about their work to preserve urban wilds.


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