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Our New Niche: Transforming Abandoned Buildings into High-Quality Affordable Housing

CPDC’s Turning Point (2005 – 2010) Tribute #7 – Our New Niche:  Transforming Abandoned Buildings into High-Quality Affordable Housing  Prior to 2005, CPDC’s real estate portfolio included properties that were occupied and in desperate need of rehabilitation.  That all changed when CPDC was selected by Arundel Community Development Services,...

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Our New Leadership: Re-crafting the Future

CPDC’s Turning Point (2005-2010) Tribute #6 – Our New Leadership:  Re-crafting the Future In 2005, CPDC appointed J. Michael Pitchford as President and CEO.  Pitchford immediately began tackling fiscal planning for the organization, and, notably, identified and closed a $1 million gap in operating expenses.  While CPDC had already...

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Our Backbone: Collaborating for Success

CPDC’s Formative Years (1989-2004) Tribute #5 – Our Backbone: Collaborating for Success During its formative years, CPDC established its competitive advantage by offering innovative programs and services across several of its communities, most notably high-tech education solutions at Edgewood Terrace.  And while innovation represented one side of the coin, collaboration represented the...

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Our Competitive Advantage: Providing Technology, Education, Youth Development, and Senior Solutions

CPDC’s Formative Years (1989-2004) Tribute #4 – Our Competitive Advantage:  Providing Technology, Education, Youth Development, and Senior Solutions When CPDC created the Gateway @Edgewood Terrace, the organization was in essence working to minimize the “digital divide” – the gap that exists between those who have ready access to computers and...

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Our Flagship: Transforming the Edgewood Terrace Community

CPDC’s Formative Years (1989-2004) Tribute #3 – Our Flagship:  Transforming the Edgewood Terrace Community In the early 1990s, at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, Edgewood Terrace served as one of the largest drug markets in the district.  The neighborhood was known by many as “Little Beirut” because...

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