MDC

Manpower Development Corporation, (MDC) was founded in 1967 out of Gov. Terry Sanford’s North Carolina Fund. The North Carolina Fund (eradicate poverty campaign), was started with grant money from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

MDC could be called one of the original community organizing groups in the South. In recent years, it has branched out into issues such as the environment, immigration, education, social change and government …