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...