News Archive

  • Some Boston neighborhoods face severe shortage of ...
    The Boston Globe / Nov 05, 2019

    The chasm between supply and potential demand for child care is so wide across much of Boston that in some neighborhoods, there aren’t enough seats for roughly half the children, according to a new ...

  • Walker Park Apartments and Delphine’s Courty...
    Mayor's Office / Sep 17, 2019

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined the community development agency Urban Edge, elected officials, community leaders and neighbors to celebrate the opening of the Walker Park Apartments and Delphine's...

  • Meeting the new commissioner of early education an...
    Eye on Early Education / Sep 05, 2019

    On Tuesday, early educators from across the state attended a meet-and-greet with the new commissioner of the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), Samantha Aigner-Treworgy – althoug...

  • From the Ground Up: Improving Child Care and Early...
    Bipartisan Policy Center / May 22, 2019

    Increasingly, discoveries in neuroscience show that a child’s earliest years are crucial to their social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development, and that the settings in which they learn, play, and grow have...

  • Honoring Mel King
    MIT Urban Planning News / Apr 26, 2019

    On March 14th 2019, the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) honored Mel King at its 40th anniversary celebration at the MIT Samberg Conference Center. King -- a community organizer, former State...

  • Beverly Children’s Learning Center executive dir...
    Wicked Local / Mar 26, 2019

    The Children’s Investment Fund, an affiliate of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), presented Judy Cody, executive director of Beverly Children’s Learning Center (BCLC), with the Mav Pa...

  • Child care is infrastructure. We should treat it t...
    Roll Call / Mar 25, 2019

    OPINION — Millions of American parents dropped their children off at a child care facility this morning. Chances are many of those facilities don’t meet basic health and safety standards. Though we know the quality o...

  • For 40 Years, CEDAC Has Catalyzed Positive Change
    Banker & Tradesman / Mar 11, 2019

    For 40 Years, CEDAC Has Catalyzed Positive Change Early-Stage Assistance Has Helped Build Housing, Transform Communities By Roger Herzog Special to Banker & Tradesman In 1978, then- state representative ...

  • Designing Home & Hope: Pairing Housing and Ea...
    Enterprise Community Partners / Feb 26, 2019

    Theresa Jordan, Director of Children's Facilities Finance of CEDAC's affiliate Children's Investment Fund, was pleased to be a panelist for the Enterprise Community Partners webinar in February entitled “Designing Home...

  • EduCare Springfield prepares to open state-of-the-...
    MassLive / Feb 12, 2019

    The biggest development in education in Western Massachusetts this year is aimed at the tiniest learners - children from birth to 5 years old. Educare Springfield - a $14 million, nationally recognized early childhood...

  • BPC Releases Policy Framework on Early Childhood F...
    Bipartisan Policy Center / Nov 19, 2018

    The Bipartisan Policy Center today released the Early Learning Facilities Policy Framework, which calls attention to the need for increased investment in early childhood facilities. The policy framework recognizes that ...

  • Commonwealth Committed to Early Childhood Educatio...
    Banker & Tradesman / Nov 05, 2018

    FUNDING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN Early Childhood Education an Important Component of Community Development Reprinted from November 5, 2018 High-quality child care facilities benefit children, their families and so...