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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

Community Action Development Bethlehem was incorporated on October 6, 1997 and opened offices to the public on March 19, 1998 at 705 East 4th Street in South Bethlehem. The organization is now located at 409 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015. 


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.  

our 2021-2022 impact

Residents engaged

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

Businesses participated

 in the weekly Greenway Farmer's Market

Residents utilized

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

community gardens

were supported and maintained throughout Bethlehem

residential facades Funded

that were completed on the Southside

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