16 hours ago

Housing is the foundation of prosperity. We a...

Housing is the foundation of prosperity. We at Allston Brighton CDC believe that affordable housing is crucial to creating and preserving strong, stable, healthier neighborhoods for ALL residents. That is why we support Great Neighborhoods MA. Learn more here: https://www.great-neighborhoods.org/ #AffordableHousingMatters #HousingWeCanAfford

    Great-Neighborhoods
    A portal displaying stories about the need for Great Neighborhoods in Massachusetts
    https://www.great-neighborhoods.org

5 days ago

Today’s the Day! Allston Brighton CDC & ABCD ...

Today’s the Day! Allston Brighton CDC & ABCD want everyone to stay warm this winter. Stop by the All Bright Community Center (1287B Commonwealth Avenue Allston) between 1PM – 4 PM and sort through men’s women’s and kids jackets and other winter outerwear.

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Today's the Day! Allston Brighton CDC & ABCD want everyone to stay warm this winter. Stop by the All Bright Community Center (1287B Commonwealth Avenue Allston) between 1PM - 4 PM and sort through...
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Dec 05

Great turnout of residents and transit advoca...

Great turnout of residents and transit advocates for the MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Public Meeting #TransitNotTraffic

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Great turnout of residents and transit advocates for the MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Public Meeting #TransitNotTraffic
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Dec 04

Allston Brighton CDC shared their event.

Important community meeting TOMORROW! If you care about safer streets for all users, reducing traffic in the heart of Allston Village, and improved transit (bus and rail) - you need to be at this meeting to tell MassDOT that new transit is essential for economic development, our environment, and quality of life!

    Mass Pike Public Meeting
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Dec 04

Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

Don't forget to drop off your gently used coats for our coat drive THIS Friday! Allston Brighton CDC is partnering with ABCD to help keep families warm this winter. We are accepting donations at the All Bright Community Center, located at 1287B Commonwealth Ave. We are collecting coats, hats, mittens and gloves. Distribution will be on December 8th. If you are in need of a winter coat, please drop in between 1p - 4p. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 881 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Dec 02

Harvard unveils plans for new Allston for 14 ...

Harvard unveils plans for new Allston for 14 acres along Western Avenue

    Harvard unveils plans for new Allston neighborhood - CommonWealth Magazine
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY unveiled some broad brush strokes of its plan to build a new neighborhood along Western Avenue on the edge of its campus in Allston. The project, dubbed variously as Allston North or the Enterprise Research Campus, is an attempt by the university to build a neighborhood that feeds off and reinforces the research(...)
    https://commonwealthmagazine.org

Nov 29

From Anthony D'Isidoro; Phase 1 of the improv...

From Anthony D'Isidoro; Phase 1 of the improvements to Smith Playground is underway. Phase 1 includes the play area, new water play feature, amphitheater, multipurpose field, basketball courts, a street hockey court, and passive plaza space along Western Avenue.

    Allston Brighton CDC
    From Anthony D'Isidoro; Phase 1 of the improvements to Smith Playground is underway. Phase 1 includes the play area, new water play feature, amphitheater, multipurpose field, basketball courts, a...
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Nov 29

Allston Brighton CDC was feeling grateful.

Thank you SO MUCH to those of you who donated as part of #GivingTuesday yesterday! We couldn't do the work we do without the support of everyday people like you.

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Nov 29

Allston Brighton CDC is feeling grateful.

Thank you SO MUCH to those of you who donated as part of #GivingTuesday yesterday! We couldn't do the work we do without the support of everyday people like you.

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 29

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 879 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Nov 29

What could a Harvard Square- Longwood bus rid...

What could a Harvard Square- Longwood bus ride be after rebuilding the Mass Pike #Allston? With West Station, there could be a North/South connection linking Harvard Square with Comm Ave. Don't miss out to have your voice heard at next week's Mass Pike public meeting: Tuesday, December 5th, 6:30pm at the Jackson Mann Community Center!

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    Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet.
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Nov 28

Did you know we opened a community center for...

Did you know we opened a community center for people living in our properties this year? Donate as part of #GivingTuesday and help provide tutoring, financial coaching, yoga, and more! http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Did you know we opened a community center for people living in our properties this year? Donate as part of #GivingTuesday and help provide tutoring, financial coaching, yoga, and more!...
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Nov 28

Lend a hand to your neighbor and make a small...

Lend a hand to your neighbor and make a small donation to Allston Brighton CDC here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT Funds will support homebuyer education, affordable housing, leadership development, and so much more #GivingTuesday

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Lend a hand to your neighbor and make a small donation to Allston Brighton CDC here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT Funds will support homebuyer education, affordable housing, leadership development, and so...
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Nov 28

Even $5 can help change someone's life this #...

Even $5 can help change someone's life this #GivingTuesday. Consider chipping in here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Even $5 can help change someone's life this #GivingTuesday. Consider chipping in here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT
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Nov 28

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Nov 28

Allston Brighton CDC added an event.

The billion-dollar reconstruction of the Mass Pike Allston interchange is coming! MassDOT's plan is highly auto-oriented, with a new highway and major roads built first and bus and rail projects deferred to the future. We all know our neighborhood is already drowning in traffic. It will only get worse unless big transit improvements come soon. On Dec. 5th, join your neighbors for an introductory overview of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Mass Pike Allston Interchange. Come learn of what MassDOT has planned for the neighborhood and how these plans will impact your transit options and quality of life. There are limited opportunities remaining for residents to voice their concerns on this neighborhood altering project, don't miss out!!

    Mass Pike Public Meeting
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Nov 27

This #CyberMonday think about Allston Brighto...

This #CyberMonday think about Allston Brighton CDC! Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2716278 and Amazon will donate a percentage to Allston Brighton CDC at no additional cost to you!

    AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
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Nov 25

Please take a moment to vote for Allston Brig...

Please take a moment to vote for Allston Brighton CDC by going to this link, selecting our tile, and clicking the vote button! http://woobox.com/ivhohw Thank You!!

    Boston Volvo Village
    Boston Volvo Village, Allston. 1,411 likes · 107 talking about this · 1,336 were here. Think Volvo, Think Village. The oldest and largest Volvo dealer in New England, and North America's leading...
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Nov 23

We're thankful for you! Whether you're a resi...

We're thankful for you! Whether you're a resident, volunteer, legislator, donor, partner, or other community member, we appreciate all you've done for Allston Brighton this year. We at Allston Brighton CDC feel we have so much to be grateful for and we know it wouldn't be possible without help from our friends and family. Thank you!

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Nov 20

Allston Brighton CDC shared Allston Civic Ass...

Tavern in the Square Allston will be hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner (focusing on the elderly, those who are homeless, and families in need). The dinner will be served 11am - 1:30pm. Want to get involved? They are looking for volunteers and will be collecting clean socks & undergarments, hygiene products, hats, gloves. Email AllstonInfo@taverninthesquare.com or call (617) 782- 8100 for more information. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Civic Association
    Allston Civic Association. 72 likes. To provide a regular consistent public forum for residents of the Allston-Brighton community to voice their individual ideas and concerns.
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Nov 17

Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

Allston Brighton CDC is partnering with ABCD to help keep families warm this winter. We are accepting donations at the All Bright Community Center, located at 1287B Commonwealth Ave. We are collecting coats, hats, mittens and gloves. Distribution will be on December 8th. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Nov 16

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 879 likes. Working Together, Building Community
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 16

Thank you to everyone who made last evening's...

Thank you to everyone who made last evening's All Bright Night such a success! Thank you to all of our sponsors, funders, partners, elected officials, staff, board, residents and constituents for supporting us as we strive to make Allston Brighton a safer, more stable, and healthy community for ALL residents - we couldn't do this work without you! We look forward to celebrating with everyone again next year! Pictures from the event will be posted soon!

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Nov 15

Allston Brighton CDC added 17 new photos — at...

Pilot of LDA 101 program, in which 11 residents in our affordable housing portfolio attended a series of workshops to further develop their leadership skills and abilities, as well as network with each other to build social capital within our buildings and the broader community..

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Pilot of LDA 101 program, in which 11 residents in our affordable housing portfolio attended a series of workshops to further develop their leadership skills and abilities, as well as network with...
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Nov 14

Allston Brighton CDC added 13 new photos.

Over the last five weeks, we piloted a Leadership Development Academy for residents living in our buildings. We had 11 residents go through workshops focused on team building, effective communication, active listening, and other foundational skills. The program culminated in a graduation and celebration, where Councilor Mark Ciommo and Councilor Annissa Essaibi George presented graduates with a Resolution welcoming them as new resident leaders. A few pics from the workshops are below- more will be posted soon!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Some residents have pushed for ground-level r...

Some residents have pushed for ground-level reconstruction, arguing that it would lower this barrier, reduce noise from vehicles revving uphill, and allow for more development in the future by creating decks over the roadways — while being the least costly of the three. “It just unlocks all these things,” said Harry Mattison, an Allston resident and member of a neighborhood task force working on the highway design. “Even if they’re not done as part of this project, they could still be done over time. But once you build a new highway viaduct, it’s there forever and you can never improve it.”

    Mass. Pike project in Allston to cost $1 billion or more - The Boston Globe
    A mammoth highway project that would dramatically reshape the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston and affect the commute of hundreds of thousands of motorists will move forward and likely break ground in 2020, state officials said Monday.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Nov 13

"Seeking to stem the tide of investors, Harva...

"Seeking to stem the tide of investors, Harvard [has] set aside $3 million of its community benefits package to support the All Bright Homeownership Program, an initiative to buy up homes in the area and resell them to homeowners with an owner-occupancy deed restriction, meaning that the buyer must live on the property. The program, implemented with the Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation and the City of Boston in 2015, has so far sold 13 housing units to homeowners. #homeownershipmatters

    Harvard-Funded Program Boosting Allston Homeownership | News | The Harvard Crimson
    Kevin Wong Wong Keet was getting frustrated. After watching his monthly rent rise for years, he had decided to look for a home in Allston-Brighton-but four times in a row, he had been outbid. "Every single time, it was the same story.
    http://www.thecrimson.com

Nov 08

Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's event.

CrimsonBikes presents the Allston Bike Pop-Up: a three week temporary sales & repair shop and bike community space. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays now through November 18!

    Allston Bike Pop-up Shop
    CrimsonBikes presents the Allston Bike Pop-Up: a three week temporary sales & repair shop and bike community space. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays now...
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Nov 07

EmPath, Charlesview, Family Nurturing Center,...

EmPath, Charlesview, Family Nurturing Center, and ABCD are teaming up to organize a holiday meal and celebration for families living in shelter in Brighton. Please consider supporting this effort by contributing food or paper goods to make this event fun, nutritious, and delicious for families! More info on how to participate here: https://www.mealtrain.com/potlucks/vqm416

    Potluck for Holiday Celebration with Allston/Brighton Families Living in Shelter (Click Here)
    A Potluck is active for Holiday Celebration with Allston/Brighton Families Living in Shelter. Click above for easy ways to participate
    https://www.mealtrain.com

Nov 06

The holidays are approaching, so why not shop...

The holidays are approaching, so why not shop for gifts, decorations, and more while donating to Allston Brighton CDC? Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2716278 and Amazon will donate a percentage to Allston Brighton CDC at no additional cost to you! #48ShoppingDaysLeft

    Allston Brighton CDC
    The holidays are approaching, so why not shop for gifts, decorations, and more while donating to Allston Brighton CDC? Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at...
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Nov 02

Attention neighbors! Do you care about affor...

Attention neighbors! Do you care about affordable housing, historical preservation, and open spaces? Apply TODAY to be 1 of 9 people recommending how to spend $20 million per year in Community Preservation Act funds!

    Community Preservation
    The City hired Christine Poff, the program's director, in the summer of 2017. She's begun the work of building Boston's Community Preservation Act program. Her team may grow as the project review process gets underway. Community Preservation Committee The Mayor and the City Council will appoint a nine-member, decision-making committee.
    https://www.boston.gov

Nov 02

Allston Brighton CDC added 4 new photos.

Check out these photos from last year's All Bright Night! Don't miss out on the fun, get your tickets today! #TBT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-bright-night-2017-tickets-38242228535

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 873 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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