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 Opportunity

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

Ernst & Young Fenway Park Event

Congratulations to Michael Azzollini for winning a $100 Sweet Cheeks Q gift card. Winner will be notified by email.

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

Fenway Film Series Presents “Human Scale “

Friday, May 17, 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 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 13, 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

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

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.

Latest News

WASHINGTON, D.C

Colleen Fitzpatrick, Fenway CDC’s Community Organizer was fortunate enough to attend the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Association (NACEDA) conference held in Washington, D.C.

Colleen attended ten panels over the course of three days, on topics ranging from Advancing Racial Equity to Building Multi-Sector Coalitions to Advance Policy Goals. Colleen learned a lot about what organizations across the country are doing to advance affordable housing and mitigate displacement, and is excited to share some trailblazing strategies with the staff and Community Organizing Committee. Many thanks to MACDC and the Fenway CDC Lisa Soli Training Scholarship for their sponsorship.

Latest News

OUR LADY’S GUILD HOUSE NEWS COVERAGE

Fenway CDC and City Life Vida Urbana have been working closely with residents of Our Lady’s Guild House at 20 Charlesgate West to resist unjust, no-fault evictions and call attention to issues of age discrimination that have been occurring. This Saturday, residents were featured on the front page of the Boston Globe! Check out the full story here, and then take action by signing this petition. Contact Colleen Fitzpatrick cfitzpatrick@fenwaycdc.org for more information.

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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