Community Vision: Mattapan United envisions a community working together to build a stronger, safer, healthier and more vibrant community so that people identity of Mattapan as a dynamic, desirable place to live, work and visit.
“One-on-ones have been the key stepping stone to building relationships among residents. ”
---- Milly Arbaje-Thomas, Director, ABCD Mattapan Family Service Center
- Mattapan United Year 1 Strategies.pdf
- FINAL-Guidelines for Submission- MU RFP - Spring 2013.pdf
- FINAL - FAQs - MU Com Assembly 4-11-13.pdf
- FINAL-MU RFP - Spring 2013.docx
Mattapan United is a community-driven initiative aimed at improving the quality of life for Mattapan residents. Funded by the Greater Boston Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and grounded in LISC’s Resilient Communities/Resilient Families’ comprehensive community building model implemented in fifteen cities across the country, Mattapan United brings together residents alongside educational and civic leaders, business owners, nonprofit organizations, and local and state officials to collaborate on strategies to build a stronger, safer, healthier and more vibrant Mattapan community. The process focuses on working with neighbors, business owners, community organizations and other members of the community, tapping on their wisdom, experience and energy to take action.
Fall/Winter 2011 - Mattapan United interviews 88 residents and stakeholders one-on-one about the strengths and weaknesses of the community.
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