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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
MDC is offering support to individual community colleges and consortia that are applying for US Department of Labor TAACCCT grants funding.
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
MDC has more than 4,500 square feet of meeting space with state-of-the-art
"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
For more than 45 years, MDC has been helping organizations and communities close the gaps that separate people from opportunity.
MDC's current projects list provides a brief synopsis of all our ongoing programs and initiatives, as well as our mission statement and background information
The case study consists of three parts. First, it profiles the City of Hampton’s physical and social vulnerability and its local emergency management capacity.
MDC has found that communities that succeed at systemic reform have six essential capacities or necessary conditions in place.
A 2007 speech by Ambassador James Joseph, former U.S. ambassador to South Africa and chair of MDC's board, about philanthropy's vision for the future.
Coinciding with the release of The State of the South 2007: Philanthropy as the South's "Passing Gear" MDC commissioned four experts to write papers regarding the challenge to philanthropy posed
Coinciding with the release of The State of the South 2007: Philanthropy as the South's "Passing Gear" MDC commissioned four experts to write papers regarding the challenge to philanthropy posed
Coinciding with the release of The State of the South 2007: Philanthropy as the South's "Passing Gear" MDC commissioned four experts to write papers regarding the challenge to philanthropy posed
Coinciding with the release of The State of the South 2007: Philanthropy as the South's "Passing Gear" MDC commissioned four experts to write papers regarding the challenge to philanthropy posed
A look at how MDC employs bottom-up approaches to social change and top-down philosophies of structural reform to create The MDC Way of working in communities.
Read an 2008 interview with MDC President David Dodson about what MDC has discovered in its research on disconnected youth in North Carolina's Research Triangle area and the gravity of the proble
A taskforce report to the BellSouth Foundation. Published 1990.
In 1988, The Center for Community Self-Help commissoned MDC to write an evalutaion of the Center's goal and strategies. Published November 1988.

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