Civic associations

FDNH Raises $200K at Dinner Honoring Governor Deval Patrick

Federated Dorchester Neighborhood Houses, Inc. (FDNH) raised over $200,000 at a dinner honoring Governor Deval Patrick on June 4th at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Over 300 people enjoyed the 5th annual networking event which celebrated FDNH's on-going commitment to transforming the community of Dorchester through education.  Read more
Sherrie Waller


DotOUT is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies who live and work in Dorchester. The group hosts social events and civic activities, endorses political candidates, and supports charitable causes to improve the quality of life in Dorchester.

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Save Money, Save Energy, Save the planet

Have you noticed gasoline and other energy prices starting to creep back up? Prices went down when folks used less by conserving. Do you want to save some money on your utility costs and fight global warming at the same time?
Come Ride the Green Wave and Learn to Conserve at a series of four FREE Energy Conservation workshops in Dorchester and Mattapan. Workshops start at 6:30 PM and are held at:
Grover Cleveland School, 11 Charles St., Fields Corner, Dorchester – Starting dates are May 18, June 1 and June 15, 2009.

Mildred Avenue Middle School, 5 Mildred Avenue, Mattapan –  Read more
Owen Toney

Meetings to develop action plan for 'Mid-Dorchester'

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Department of Neighborhood
Development (DND) will be holding a series of community workshops and visioning
sessions for the Mid Dorchester Action Plan. The Action Plan is an initiative focused
on disposition of vacant DND property in and around the three business districts
of the Mid Dorchester Area: the Codman Square Business District, the Bowdoin-
Geneva Main Streets District, and the Four Corners Main Streets District.
This is the fi rst of two community workshop and visioning sessions  Read more, 617.918.4431
Jeremy Rosenberger

Codman Square Neighborhood Council

The Codman Square Neighborhood Council is an all-volunteer, grassroots group of community residents and partners seeking to improve living and working in Codman Square. We meet the first Wednesday of every month from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Great Hall 6 Norfolk Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more information contact us at 617-822-8189 or visit us at

Cynthia Loesch

TNT Neighbors United


Tuttle/Hartland Neighborhood Watch


Eastman Elder Neighborhood Association

617-436-5754 or 617-288-7405.

Hancock Street Civic Association

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