Click here to view the complete 2015-2017 DSNI Board of Directors.

Click here to view the 2015-2017 DSNI Board of Directors reading the Board Pledge.

The Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative is governed by 35-member Board of Directors. Community-wide board elections are held every two years at the DSNI annual meeting. 

Equal representation is provided for the community’s four major cultures – African American, Cape Verdean, Latino and White. The overall structure of the board is composed as follows:

  • 16 Residents from the whole area
  • 7 Nonprofit agencies representing the Health and Human Service fields from the whole area
  • 2 Community Development Corporations
  • 2 Small Businesses
  • 2 Religious Organizations
  • 4 Youths from the core area (ages 15-17)
  • 2 Residents appointed by the newly elected board


I, _____________, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, pledge to empower Dudley residents to organize, plan for, create and control a vibrant, diverse, and high quality neighborhood in collaboration with community partners.

I further pledge to support the residents’ and the community’s right to:

  • shape all plans, programs, and policies affecting our quality of life
  • control the development of neighborhood land
  • live in a healthy and safe family-supportive environment
  • celebrate our vibrant cultural diversity
  • education and training, jobs and economic opportunities
  • quality, affordable housing
  • quality, affordable child care
  • safe, accessible public transportation
  • quality goods and services
  • a full spiritual and religious life.

Click here to view the By-Laws of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Inc.