Welcome!

The Hyde Park/Mattapan Neighborhood Forum Moved Us Forward!

(come to the next meeting to help keep the work going…)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The POHWER Committee will have its next monthly meeting on Thursday July 27th at 6:30 pm at our office: 11 Fairmount Ave, Room 103. At the meeting, you can help create next steps for getting the Doyle “Playground” redeveloped, ensuring the Riverwood Shopping Center completion reflects local needs, and seeing the sewage issue in the Neponset River fixed.

Thanks to all of our community-based partners and other participants and presenters: Mattapan United, Mattapan Food and Fitness, East River Neighborhood Association, Edgewater Drive Neighborhood Association, Liveable Streets Alliance, Neponset River Watershed Association, Finard Properties, Fairmount Greenway Task Force.

Everyone is welcome to attend the POHWER Committee meetings! Learn more on the Community Organizing page.

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Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation works to build and sustain a thriving, economically diverse community in Hyde Park and Roslindale. We work to prevent displacement (particularly of low-income and elderly residents), create and preserve affordable housing, strengthen the commercial base of the neighborhoods, ensure access to good transit and green spaces, and develop local leaders whose voices are not otherwise heard.

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Our programs include:

 


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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 – where youth learn teamwork and build confidence.

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!

The Residences at Fairmount Station will be the first affordable rental housing developed in Hyde Park in nearly 25 years. It will revitalize a downtown lot — and bring more customers 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!

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

Taking signage into our own hands to connect riders to the improved Fairmount Indigo Line

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

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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