The Florida Times-Union | Feb. 6, 2018
Fueled by the knowledge that a child born into poverty in Jacksonville has a slim-to-none chance of climbing the economic ladder, a group of local heavyweight agencies [convened by MDC] sets out to change those odds.
Washington Daily News | March 21, 2016
MDC representatives Stephanie Saunders and Jenna Bryant visit Beaufort County Community College to review the progress made by the college's Beau-Fitt program.
Philanthropy Journal News | Jan. 4, 2016
Author author Sandra Cyr shares how MDC's work creates long-term, systemic change in communities across the South, and facilitates enduring, resilient communities and leaders.
The Herald Sun | Dec. 19, 2015
Guest columnist Bill Ingram, president of Durham Technical Community College, champions MDC's Made in Durham initiative for offering a solution for the community's future workforce needs.
News and Observer | Oct. 8, 2015
The Associated Press discusses MDC Senior Program Director Ralph Gildehaus' concerns over potential downsides of current legislation in the state of North Carolina.
Savannah Morning News | Oct. 2, 2015
The paper reports on MDC President David Dodson's keynote address to more than 100 attendees at the 10th anniversary breakfast meeting of Step Up Savannah, a poverty-reduction organization based in Savannah, Ga., where he told the group: "Mobility is a powerful answer to poverty" and advocated for communities in the American South to "turn small pockets of opportunity into an infrastructure of opportunity to promote mobility, success, and opportunity."
UNC-TV | Feb 11, 2011
MDC President David Dodson discusses MDC's 2011 State of the South, which reports that most Southern states lag not just the United States, but many developed nations in college completion rates—just as national awareness is growing that improving the number of people who get a college certificate or degree is crucial to competing in the global economy.