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community Action Development Bethlehem

our mission

Based on a belief in economic and social justice, Community Action Development Bethlehem improves the quality of life in Bethlehem by fostering economic opportunity, promoting community development, and empowering residents to actively participate in the decision-making process regarding the future of our diverse community.

about us

Since 1998, Community Action Development Bethlehem has advanced a neighborhood-based vision of community and economic development that builds on the strengths and assets of our diverse community in Bethlehem. 


We seek to improve the quality of life in south Bethlehem and Northside Alive neighborhoods by empowering residents and expanding economic opportunity through small business support, housing rehabilitation and advocacy, and community development projects. 

our 2021-2022 impact

1,652
Residents engaged

in neighborhood initiatives through volunteering, committee work, and community planning meetings

18
Businesses participated

 in the weekly Greenway Farmer's Market

60
Residents utilized

the Tool and Seed Library through our partnership with Bethlehem Area Public Library

4
community gardens

were supported and maintained throughout Bethlehem

4
residential facades Funded

that were completed on the Southside

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