CBA Seeks New Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Coalition for a Better Acre seeks a community builder and facilitative leader to become the organization’s next Executive Director. Learn more about the position and apply here.
CBA In the News
Gorham Street Apartments Receives State Funding
The Gorham Street Apartments development project, a CBA initiative providing much-needed quality, affordable housing in Lowell, has received funding from the state of Massachusetts.
CBA Helps Turn Neighborhood Eyesore into Community Garden
Once an overgrown abandoned propertyt frequented by drug dealers, a city-owned lot on Whiting Street is today the site of a pergola, poetry and art displays, benches and a brick walkway, surrounded by 15 raised planting beds filled with vegetables and flowers tended by community gardeners.
Unity Place Apartments
This 23-unit apartment building, located at 482 Moody Street, is CBA's newest housing development.
Green spaces and community gardens - After 18 months of hard work, the Whiting Street community garden, named in memory of Wilfred Levasseur, was officially opened at a dedication ceremony on June 20. We're also excited to report great progress on the Decatur Alley cleanup.
Home Preservation Center/Foreclosure Prevention Counseling - HPC is a one-stop resource at 450 Merrimack St., established by CBA to help homeowners who are experiencing difficulty meeting their mortgage payments. Last year more than 300 homeowners were counseled.
Lowell National Night Out
Hundreds of residents joined CBA and NeighborWorks for fun, safety programs and entertainment during Lowell National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6.
CBA joined with the great folks from ACTION (Acre Coalition to Improve Our Neighborhood) and NeighborWorks for the annual Acre Cleanup and Cookout, on Saturday, June 1. Dozens of volunteers pitched in for the cleanup effort throughout the neighborhood.
Come join us for our Monthly Potluck, an opportunity to share a meal and good conversation with CBA members and others from the community, We meet every fourth Thursday of the month, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm It will be held in the North Canal Community Room at 517 Moody Street in Lowell. All are welcome!
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