OUR IMPACT:

Fenway CDC improves the lives of over 1,000 adults, children, and youth each year. We help them access affordable housing, social services, education,  job skills training, employment, fresh produce, financial workshops, health programs, and civic engagement activities.

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS:

Career Fair

Thursday, April 25, 2019

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center

1350 Tremont Street, Roxbury Crossing

Fenway CDC and Roxbury Community College are organizing a Career Fair to help job seekers look for employment and education advancement opportunities to improve their lives. Register for this free event at www.rcc.mass.edu/career  Download poster.

Career Opportunity

Fenway CDC is looking for a Real Estate Director. For more information, please visit our careers page.

Enjoy Annual Meeting Event Photos!

Fenway CDC thanks over 140 members, elected-leaders, and community supporters for joining us at Fenway CDC’s 46th Annual Meeting & Celebration. Enjoy the event photos. Special thanks to Gina Vild and Dr. Sanjiv Chopra for sharing wisdom and inspiration about finding purposes and living happier and healthier.  5 tips: Smile often, friends, forgiveness, for others, and gratitude.

Fenway Film Series Presents “Burning Greed”

(photo credit: Ryan Pollyea)

Thursday, April 26, 2019

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Fenway Community Center, 1282 Boylston Street, Boston

Join us for a series of documentary films that explore issues of urban development and share your thoughts and hopes for our neighborhood. Each film was chosen for its connection to the Fenway’s past, present and future and will be followed by an interactive panel discussion. For more information, please visit our events page.

Fenway Fair Foods

Every other Wednesday, 3 pm – 5 pm

May 1, May 15, and May 29

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston

Community residents can purchase up to 12 lbs. of fruits, vegetables, and bread for only $2 per bag regardless of their income level. Read more information at our events page.

Community Dinner

Every month second Monday

May 6, 6:00 pm

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston

 Invite your friends or family members to our community dinner! Read more at our events page.

Free Job Search Workshops

Every Monday and Friday

9am – 12pm

Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

Participants will gain job search skills including resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and effective time management. These are free workshops for job seekers. To sign up, please contact Emily Kribbs at ekribbs@fenwaycdc.org  or (617) 267-4637 x 13.

Fenway CDC Organizing Committee Meetings

Please check back for May’s meeting date.

6 pm – 8 pm

FCDC, 70 Burbank St., Boston

At this monthly meeting of neighborhood activists, we’ll formulate strategies for supporting our neighbors at risk of displacement and defending the Fenway’s supply of affordable housing. For more details, please visit our events page.

Fenway Porchfest

Saturday, June 15, 2019

12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Fenway Neighborhood

The 2nd annual Fenway Porchfest, community music festival will take place at sites all over the Fenway and we’re looking for musicians. Musicians of all kinds are welcomed to sign up. Please contact info@fenwayporchfest.org with questions. For more information, visit fenwayporchfest.org

Latest News

DISPLACEMENT OF RESIDENTS AT OUR LADIES GUILD HOUSE 

As housing crunch tightens, older women fight eviction from Kenmore Square rooming house. Read more from The Boston Globe.

Catholic order agrees to halt evictions of rooming house residents amid AG proble. Read more from Boston Globe

Rooming House Residents Face Displacement. Watch video…

Our Ladies Guild House Petition. Read more…

Latest News

AIR BNB

Short-Term Vacation Rentals Impact Neighborhood Stability. Read more…

Airbnb Hosts Upset After Boston Votes To Regulate Short Term Rentals. Read more…

The City Council voted unanimously to regulate Airbnb and its peers. Read more…

CITC

Community Investment Tax Credits (CITC)

Invest in Fenway CDC’s work by contributing $1,000 or more and receive 50% refund through our tax credits. Together, we will build a better Fenway for everyone to live, learn, work, and play! For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org for more information.

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