Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation

Together We Stand: Public Safety Meeting Part II | Aug. 15

Let your voice be heard as we connect neighbors to join the fight and Stand Together

We’ll talk about how our families, homes, and community shaped our sense of safety. Join community activist from TNT United/ Boston Project Ministries, community service officers from the Boston Police Department, and more. We also want to hear from you: What does public safety mean to you? How do we make Codman Sq & Four Corners safer?

No boring presentation, only story telling and open dialogue! Free food and music too!

When: August 15 from 6:30pm-8pm

Where:  Black Box Theater, Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington Street

Codman Square's Jerk Festival | Jul. 28

The merchants of Codman Square invite you to come out for an evening of delicious Caribbean food and live music! There will be jerked chicken, ginger beer, and more and all for only $8! ($10 at the door). 

Pick up your ticket today from a merchant in Codman Square (Jordy's Mens Store; Namel's Barber Salon; or America's Food Basket of Codman Square) or contact Charles at

When: July 28 at 5:30pm

Where: Codman Commons at the intersection of Talbot Ave. and Washington Street, an easy walk from the Shawmut Station on the Red Line >> Read More

Estate Planning | April 21

Codman Square NDC is offering this workshop as part of CSNDC's Keeping Codman Affordable campaign to stabilize the community against gentrification and displacement. This workshop will offer homeowners the opportunity to learn more about the importance of using their home and other assets to better their economic position and continue to build wealth. 


When: April 21, 6-8pm

Where: Talbot Bernard Comminty Room, 193 Talbot Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124


For information and/or to RSVP contact Contact Charles Vlahakis, 617-825-4224 ext 124 or email 

Healthy Block Party: Lets Get Moving | May 7

Join Talbot-Norfolk Triangle Neighbors United for the 1st Annual Healthy Block Party "Lets Get Moving". 

  • Free Bike Repairs
  • Used Bike Sale
  • Dietitians, WIC & SNAP Resources
  • Kids Bike Rodeo
  • Group Bike Ride
  • Healthy Food Cookout
  • Fitness Challenges for all ages
  • Music, Raffles & Games

Where: Elmhurst Street, Dorchester MA 02124

When: Sat, May 7 12:00pm-4:00pm (Rain Date May 14)

Special Events:

  1. 1PM Double Dutch Team
  2. 2pm Bike Stunt Show
  3. 3pm Dance Team/Zumba

For more information call Takiyah or Katie at 617-929-0925 or email

Together We Stand Series: Public Safety | June 20

Millennium Ten Initiative and Codman Square NDC presents "Together We Stand" A Community Series. 

"Let your voice be heard as we connect neighbors to join the fight and Stand Together."

When: Monday, June 20th 6:30PM- 8:00PM

Where: Black Box Theatre, 10 Epping St. Dorchester, MA 02124 (Codman Square Health Center Epping Entrance at Codman Academy)

Winter Coat Distribution | Feb 19

Men of Color, Men of Action presents it's 3rd annual Winter Coat Distribution to Men, Women & Children. 

When: Date:  February 19, 2016 (snow date: February 27th)   Time: 3pm -7pm         

Where:  The Great Hall (6 Norfolk St)  Codman Square (across from McDonalds) 


Drop off Locations :

  • 587 Washington St                             
  • Strive  651 Washington St
  • Cut to Fit 19 Norfolk St

Light refreshments will be served…

For more information contact Cullen @ 617-825-4224 ext 130

or email

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Four Corners Plaza Public Meeting | June 17

rendering of four corners plaza

Codman Square NDC is proposing to construct a mixed-use, affordable housing development in Dorchester consisting of a four-story building at 10–18 Bowdoin Street, with 28 affordable rental units and a commercial/retail space and three affordable rental townhomes at 100–104 Bowdoin Avenue. In addition, the development will have parking for up to 42 total spaces on-site/off-street.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend.


When: Wednesday, June 177th


Where: UP Academy Charter School

35 Westville St, Dorchester

For more info: contact John Campbell at or call 617.918.4282

Green Codman Square! LEED-ND Charrette | Oct. 3

New England Ave - The Past

Green Codman Square! Make it walkable, workable, well-built and full of beautiful green spaces!

A new partnership between local organizations Codman Square NDC and Talbot Norfolk Triangle Neighbors United (TNTNU) and local and national agencies has been formed to unite the community around a vision of becoming a model sustainable urban neighborhood based on the best of LEED‐ND practices. The public is invited to take part in two evening planning sessions on October 1 and 3 that are part of a larger planning charette to bring an innovative design to the Talbot Norfolk Triangle area. These evening meetings will take place at the Great Hall in Codman Square (6 Norfolk St.) from 6 – 8 p.m. on Oct. 1 and 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Oct. 3. Check out a flyer, or read the LEED-ND Press Release. >> Read More

Homeowners' Expo in Dorchester | June 23

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) & Prince Hall Grand Lodge are sponsoring a Homeowners' Expo, open for everyone. The event will be from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 23rd. At the Expo, one can find a number of valuable services, including:

-One on one foreclosure intervention counseling
-Financial Literacy Workshop
-Small business development (loans and technical assistance)
-Rehab Loans
-Information on lead safe loans >> Read More

Millenium Ten Kickoff Event Oct. 29

Join the Millenium Ten Initiative for a fun-filled Saturday afternoon to kick off Millennium Ten's 100 Days Campaign! The event will be on October 29, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will welcome members of the Millenium Ten Coalition, community leaders, and especially residents of Dorchester! The 100 Days campaign will engage 100 residents in one-on-one conversations to discuss Codman Square/Four Corners past, present, and future. From these discussions work groups will be formed around prevalent themes.

For further information, take a look at the flyer attached below or contact the Millennium Ten Organizer Jenna Tourje. Click the image to check out the Facebook event!

Rain date for this event is Sunday, 2-5pm at the Great Hall (6 Norfolk Street).

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