Community Engagement and Support
BCYF Vine Street
Community Center that features a community room, gym, dance studio, fitness center, computer lab and more.
Community-driven social enterprise owned and led by people of color that facilitates collaborative alchemy through a process of venue, presence and connection. They transform blighted sites into enriching centers of cultural exchange, commerce, artisty and wellness that are then programmed for and by the community.
Dorchester Cares Coalition
Collaborative effort among community organizations, residents, and stakeholders to address various social issues and improve the overall well-being of the community. They work towards creating a safer, healthier, and more inclusive neighborhood.
Primary Contact: Tara Register
Friends of Geneva Cliff
Community group focused on preserving and enhancing the natural beauty of the Geneva Cliff area. They organize clean-up initiatives, promote environmental awareness, and create opportunities for community engagement.
Greater Four Corners Action Coalition
Employs resources to stabilize and enhance the livability of the Four Corners community by empowering neighborhood residents and stakeholders to act and ensure their voices are heard both locally and regionally.
Friends of Ronan Park
Community organization dedicated to the preservation, enhancement, and promotion of Ronan Park. They organize events, maintain the park, and advocate for its continued improvement for the benefit of all residents.
Primary Representative: Geoff Doerre
Greater Bowdoin Geneva Neighborhood Association
A community organization dedicated to promoting neighborhood improvements and advocating for residents.
Contact: Davida Andelman firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorchester Food Co-Op
Meeting House Hill Civic Association
Represents the interests and concerns of residents in the Meeting House Hill area. They collaborate with local stakeholders, promote community engagement, and work towards the betterment of the neighborhood.
Ella Baker House
Community center and social services dedicated to providing support and resources to individuals and families in need. They offer programs ranging from after-school activities to job training and assistance.
Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC)
Community development corporation committed to improving the quality of life in Codman Square and the surrounding neighborhoods. They offer affordable housing, community services, and initiatives that foster social and economic progress.
Community Center that features a community room, computer lab, fitness center, rock wall, teen center, and more.
Louis D. Brown Peace Institute
A non-profit organization based in Dorchester, MA offering resources for black and brown folk with trauma, especially concerning murders in families. They aim to serve as a center of healing, teaching, and learning for families and communities' impacted by murder, trauma, grief, and loss.
Metro Housing Boston
A non-profit organization using a wide range of resources to provide innovative and personalized services that lead families and individuals to housing stability, economic security, and an improved quality of life.
Dunk the Vote
A non-partisan initiative focused on increasing participation and turnout considering voting as a public health emergency, using social media to strengthen ground game. They time to support and enhance accountable self-empowerment within and for Black communities.