Flatbush Development Corporation

New York

The Flatbush Development Corporation (FDC) is a non-profit community development corporation based in the Flatbush and Ditmas Park neighborhoods of Brooklyn, NY. A group of homeowners and tenants assembled in response to the growing concerns about their neighborhood’s decline due to abandonment and arson. They organized tenants, assisted merchants on commercial avenues, operated workforce training, and ran after-school and summer programs for their local youth.