OUR MISSION

Our mission is to be a catalyst in the sustainable development of the Martindale Brightwood community through housing, employment, economic development and environmental justice.



OUR VISION

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.

      OUR VALUES

      • Community Service
      • Collaboration
      • Quality of Life
      • Society
      • Justice
      • Education
      • Economic Growth

      OUR STAFF


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      Amina B. Pierson
      Executive Director

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          Julie Barrett
          Workforce & Housing Manager

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              Keysha Toran 
              Program Coordinator

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                  Paul Wm. Barrett, Sr.
                  Consultant/Career Counselor

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                      Traycee Lane 
                      Graduate Assistant


                          OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS


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                          Teresa Robinson
                          President

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                              Gina Coleman
                              Treasurer

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                                  Jacqueline B. Rudd
                                  Secretary

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                                      Angela Byers

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                                          Jean Breaux

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                                              Julie Davis 

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                                                  Jack Haefling

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                                                      Onyette Hamiter

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                                                          Sean Huddleston

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                                                          Zach Porter

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                                                              Benjamin Reed

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                                                                  Patrick Wooten

                                                                      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

                                                                          Contact: 317-294-8695

                                                                          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

                                                                                      Contact: charlestonyknight@yahoo.com

                                                                                      Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Great Commission Church, 3302 N. Arsenal Avenue.