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MDC has been publishing reports based on our research that not only present issues and data through our lens of equity and opportunity, but also are meant to be readable and accessible to a wide readership. The documents featured here represent MDC’s larger body of work, from program evaluations to research reports to guidebooks for building community partnerships. Visit Library World to see a full archive of original MDC publications, as well as other resource materials that help inform our work and direct our research. (Login: MDC LIBRARY. No password needed.)
A report from the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks on how the Ohio Benefit Bank stabilizes families by providing access to over $1.6 billion in tax credits and other work supports tha
Community colleges serve a unique purpose in American higher education.
The 2014 edition of State of the South features analysis of state and regional data and calls on the region to develop and implement purposeful policies and systemic practices—an  “infra
Facing South (September 16, 2013) -- Despite the South achieving significant strides in overall economic growth over the last several
From 1982 to 1983, Women in Electronics was a program designed by MDC in partnership with private business to prepare unemployed women with limited prior education and training to enter and advan
The Daily Yonder (May 29, 2013) -- The work of the Barry Community Foundation in Michigan is an example of how a foundation’s role extends beyond grantmaking to becoming a communi
MDC is offering support to individual community colleges and consortia that are applying for US Department of Labor TAACCCT grants funding.
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson kicked off the 2013 MDC lecture series on Thursday, February 21.
When David Dodson made his first trip to Danville, Va., in 1993 to meet with the president of Danville Community College, it was the beginning of a 20-year-and
States and colleges in the Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) completed their grant program last December.
How Community Colleges Can Respond to Economic Crisis: Community colleges are increasingly expected to solve s
MDC has more than 4,500 square feet of meeting space with state-of-the-art
The "Made in Durham" report sets out a vision that every yo
"Folks at MDC have been asked, immemorially, what the initials stand for.
A new report from MDC examines the recent experiences of community colleges across the United States, ranging from California to Connecticut, which are implementing the Center for Working Familie