A publication from the demonstration phase of the Rural Community College Initiative (RCCI) discusses MDC's framework for understanding the multiple levels of competencies community leaders need
An analysis of MDC's lessons from recent experience in community capacity building and long-term work in demonstration program design. Published April 1998.
An introduction to the toolkit for rural communities and community colleges.
Lessons gleaned from The Hitachi Foundation's Partnerships in Education and Economic Opportunity initiative, a national demonstration project to network and strengthen community-based partnership
Provides a comprehensive new paradigm for understanding economic development made sustainable through community development.
The extract provides an overview of the guidebook Building Community by Design for those interested in purchasing the guide or seeking an introduction to MDC's comprehensive community ch
A resource guide for community change leaders based on MDC's 15 years working at the grassroots level in comprehensive community change efforts.
An overview of MDC's Connecting People to Jobs program, which uses a partnership approach to move people into living-wage jobs.
Local communities and the state and federal government provide a variety of services, tax credits and other programs to help families.