LCW Executive Director Jess Andors and Mass Development CEO Dan Rivera write about the challenges and joys of urban redevelopment, reviewing Stanford University Law Professor Michelle Wilde Anderson’s book The Fight to Save the Town featuring a chapter on our beloved hometown.
WGBH features LCW and Groundwork Lawrence in discussion on Mill Housing and the value of affordable housing, in addition to the challenges with converting unused mill buildings into residential spaces. https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2023/05/11/once-abandoned-mills-are-now-home-to-thousands-of-massachusetts-residents Read More
Lawrence CommunityWorks (LCW) was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation’s NEXT grant initiative supporting LCW’s $20M DyeWorks historic renovation project. At its completion, the DyeWorks will serve as a cornerstone of the neighborhood, offering critically needed access to healthy food, healthcare, high-quality services, and new, permanent, accessible jobs for Lawrence residents.