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:

Fenway CDC Organizing Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 6pm – 8 pm

Morville House, 100 Norway Street, Boston

We hope you can join neighborhood housing advocates for our monthly gathering. This particular meeting will be focused around our efforts to resist displacement of long-term residents of 20 Charlesgate West, or Our Lady’s Guild House. We will be working with City Life Vida Urbana to solidify plans and logistics for a rally and bus trip later this month. For inquiries, please contact Colleen Fitzpatrick at cfitzpatrick@fenwaycdc.org or call (617) 267-4637 x 16.

Career Opportunity

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

The Boston Park Summer Fitness Series

June 3 – September 28, 2019

Symphony Park

Join us for yoga and tai chi for relaxation and improve your well-being. Download poster. For a full list of classes, please visit bphc.org/summerfitness

Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park

July 9th, 16th,  23rd, and 30th, 2019

Symphony Park, Corner of Edgerly Road and Norway Street

Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park feature Berklee musicians in one of Boston’s most charming outdoor spaces, located between Berklee College of Music and Symphony Hall. Click here for more info.

 Fenway Movie Night: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Friday, July 19th, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Fenway Victory Gardens, 1200 Boylston Street, Boston

Join us for a night of food, fun, and film under the stars. Pack your blankets, snacks, smiles, and a bar of chocolate. Summer on the Emerald Necklace returns with a free, family-friendly showing of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”.  Read more at our event page.

The Fenway Ball  

Congratulations to the winner of “Best of Fenway” Super Raffle with ticket number 075628. Please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org or 857-234-6509 to collect your prizes (worth $2,000).  We thank you, our sponsors, donors, and guests for supporting Fenway CDC and making the Fenway Ball a stunning success! Enjoy the event photos.

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 Kris Anderson at kanderson@fenwaycdc.org  or (617) 267-4637 x 29.

Community Dinner

Every month 2nd Monday, July 8, 2019 6pm

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston

 Invite your friends or family members to enjoy a free dinner with your Fenway neighbors. Read more at our events page.

Fenway Fair Foods

Every other Wednesday, 3 pm – 5 pm

July 10, July 24, and August 5 , 2019

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston

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

Latest News

WBGH’s interview on Affordable Housing & Inclusionary Development Policy. Check out the latest report from National Low Income Housing Coalition at this link. Richard Giordano spoke about the displacement crisis and pressing need for more affordable housing during his interview.

Fenway CDC’s Burbank Gardens was featured in CEDAC’s report:  2018 Data Demonstrates Effect State and City Efforts on Affordable Housing Preservation. Read the full press release here.

Catholic order agrees to halt evictions of rooming house residents amid AG proble – The Boston Globe. 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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