Pledge Support for the Youth Innovation Center

Your gift will help fund the construction and renovation process of the Youth Innovation Center. There are significant upfront costs for a project of this scope that our operating budget simply cannot meet. Your gift is essential to bringing the Youth Founder vision to reality. Please help us as we work toward Constructing Change to build a better future for Fitchburg's Youth.

Cleghorn Neighborhood Center returning with MOC help, foundation funds

Sentinel & Enterprise

FITCHBURG — The United Neighbors of Fitchburg is reopening its Cleghorn Neighborhood Center after reaching an affiliation agreement with the Montachusett Opportunity Council and securing funding from the Wallace Foundation and Amelia Peabody Foundation. The center suspended most of its operations in early May after board members announced the organization…

June 23, 2017

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MOC Youth Innovation Center Design Sessions

Youth from our community participate in design sessions for MOC's Youth Innovation Center, a unique co-makerspace created for youth, by youth, that will foster talents & skills through access to creative space and resources.

January, 2020

Fitchburg’s MOC names new building after the late activist Adrian L. Ford

February 26, 2021

Sentinel & Enterprise

FITCHBURG– Making Opportunity Count said Wednesday it was naming a building in the heart of Fitchburg’s Cleghorn neighborhood in honor of social leader and civil rights activist Adrian Ford who recently died at the age of 73. The building at 18 Fairmount St. will now be called the Adrian L. Ford Center for Change, according to an announcement from the organization. Scheduled to open its doors this summer, the Adrian L. Ford Center for Change will be the site of a new youth innovation center, a unique maker-space designed by youth in hopes of nurturing interests, skills and talents through hands-on exploration...

Youth Innovation Center Branding Sessions

Youth from our community participate in design sessions for MOC's Youth Innovation Center, a unique co-makerspace created for youth, by youth, that will foster talents & skills through access to creative space and resources.

June 9, 2021

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‘Wall Breaking Ceremony’ kicks off construction of Adrian Ford Center for Change Youth Innovation Center

Sentinel & Enterprise

FITCHBURG — Making Opportunity Count and Three Pyramids hosted a Wall Breaking Ceremony last week to launch the construction phase of renovations for the Youth Innovation Center that will be housed in the Adrian L. Ford Center for Change, according 

June 21, 2021