Boston, MA

Neighborhood Revitalization


CTAC helped convene and then provided assistance to the nationally acclaimed Dudley Street Neighborhood, which includes several thousand residents, and numerous organizations who focus on affordable housing, business development and service coordination.


  • Led to broadest-based neighborhood revitalization effort in the U.S.
  • First and only community group in the U.S. to win the power of eminent domain
  • Demonstrated the critical role of community leadership in successful revitalization efforts
  • Showed the power of diversity through convening a tri-lingual neighborhood coalition (English, Spanish and Cape Verdean Creole)