The Working Cities Lowell Initiative has 13 high-impact core partners, and many extended partners. We are working collectively to implement strategies and identify long-term solutions to generational poverty in the Acre neighborhood of Lowell.

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WCC Lowell featured in the Boston Globe

A signature project of Working Cities Lowell was recently highlighted in the Boston Globe. The translation of City Council summaries for Spanish and Khmer speakers has evolved a lot since our original idea…….


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WCC lowell welcomes Abraham Ruiz

The Working Cities Lowell Initiative welcomes Abraham Ruiz as Outreach & Leadership Coordinator. Abraham is a Lowell resident and graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, a Working Cities partner. He will be working to connect residents and business owners to the many resources in the City of Lowell and to build capacity of Acre residents to be leaders in their community.


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Fed presidents visit lowell

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren led a delegation of fellow Fed presidents to Lowell, Mass., on Wednesday to get an up-close look at the Working Cities Challenge community development initiative. The program is designed to lead cities through a rigorous process that builds cross-sector collaboration to solve problems that impact lower-income residents.