Our mission is to be a catalyst in the sustainable development of the Martindale Brightwood community through housing, employment, economic development and environmental justice.
Martindale Brightwood Community Development Corporation (MBCDC) is the driving force providing a better life for Martindale Brightwood residents.
WE BELIEVE IN
- Safe places to live.
- An ideal place to maintain and grow quality businesses.
- A great place to raise our families.
- We deserve access to a wide variety of resources as other communities.
- In a safe, clean, healthy, economically vibrant community.
- Our community is responsible and accountable for its actions.
- Helping those that are in need.
- Community Service
- Quality of Life
- Economic Growth
MBCDC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
Our culture and identity are an integral part of our contribution wherever we are. Therefore, our MBCDC team appreciates the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are. We are committed to making all people feel included and respected through engagement.
Creating an environment of equity is not just the right thing, it is a smart thing to do. We encourage our team members to grow their network and to seek value in diversity. We trust that the most innovative initiatives flourish when mixed experiences unite.
Amina B. Pierson
Workforce Development Program Manager
Paul Wm. Barrett, Sr.
Consultant/ Career Navigator
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Senator Jean Breaux
OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Brightwood Concerned Citizens
President: Vernon Compton
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Brightwood Library.
Hillside Neighborhood Association
President: Willie Hawkins
Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the JTV Hill Center.
One Voice Martindale-Brightwood
President: James Wilson
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at 37 Place, 2605 East 25th Street.
Oakhill Neighborhood Association
President: Frankie Casel-Baker
Contact: (317) 925-0954
Meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Douglass Park Family Center.
Ralston-Hovey Neighborhood Association
President: Tony Knight
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Great Commission Church, 3302 N. Arsenal Avenue.