14 Jul 2017

For decades, a city-owned 2.5-acre site at the corner of Cummins Highway and Regis Road in Mattapan sat vacant. Donald Alexis, president of Caribbean Integration Community Development, described the site as “a blight upon the neighborhood and a testament to the frustration of the inhabitants of the poorest neighborhood in Boston.” The city of Boston in 2015 named CICD, Planning Office f...

14 Jul 2017

Boston’s soccer-crazed Haitian-American residents will get a chance to root for their homeland’s team at Boston University’s 10,000-seat Nickerson Field over the Labor Day weekend. Boston’s Caribbean Integration Community Development (CICD) has teamed up with BU to stage Soccer Fest, billed as a cultural celebration and fundraiser centered around an exhibition match between the univer...

27 Dec 2016

We are so thankful for the support of Governor Charlie Baker, Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Mayor Marty Walsh for their support and funding for Cote Village in Mattapan, our development with Caribbean Integration Community Development (CICD). Thank you to Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) and MA delegation for their support of this ...

27 Dec 2016

Mattapan residents weigh impacts of Cote Village build-out. The latest plans for Cote Village, a proposed 76-unit housing development that is under review by the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Billed as an effort to better link the commercial district of Mattapan Square to residential neighborhoods, the project will be located on the corner of Cummins Highway and Regis Road on the site ...

27 Dec 2016

A soiree rich in artistic performances and discussions about the prevalent pain points of the Boston Caribbean Diaspora. Speakers: Magnolia Contreras, Director, Community Benefits, Dana- Farber Cancer Institute George Durante, Program Coordinator - City of Nashua, Office of the Mayor - Economic Development Dr. Linda Marc-Clerisme, Education and Curriculum Development Director, Prepar...