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Fighting Gang Violence: MAPC Facilitates Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Coalition

In 2014, for the 8th year in a row, MAPC will be facilitating the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Coalition. The Shannon Grant is a statewide youth and gang violence prevention grant that includes both law enforcement and social services components. The Metro Mayors grant comprises of eight inner-core communities: Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, […]

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A New Year at MAPC

Happy New Year from MAPC! We are proud to announce the release of our 2014 Calendar and Annual Report. This past year was MAPC’s 50th anniversary, and the five-year anniversary of MetroFuture: Making a Greater Boston Region. Our calendar and report celebrate this legacy of work towards a smarter, cleaner, more equitable Greater Boston region, […]

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Fighting youth violence, on the court

By Charlie Ticotsky On Saturday, August 3, the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Coalition, an initiative facilitated by MAPC, held its sixth annual basketball tournament. The eight communities in the coalition — Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, Somerville, and Winthrop — each brought a team to the five-on-five tournament and one player to the three-point […]

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What’s Next for Downtown Lynn?

MAPC hosted “What’s next for Downtown Lynn?” an Open House and Public Forum at the Lynn Museum on May 23. The focus of the event was to tell residents about new efforts to revitalize the area, and to capture ideas on their vision for the future of Downtown Lynn. The project’s mission? To craft a […]

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Mural Fest at Bartlett Yard

By Tien Le On Saturday, May 18, MAPC participated in “Mural Fest” at Bartlett Yard in Roxbury’s Dudley Square. The day brought together local artists and community members to decorate and celebrate this former MBTA bus yard and maintenance facility before it is demolished later this year. Check out how much fun we had making our mural!   […]

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