Hawthorne Youth and Community Center

At A Glance

Location: 

Roxbury, Massachusetts

Primary Issue Area:

  • Food
  • Land & Water
  • Living Economies

Active since:

1973

Tax Status:

501(c)(3)

Core volunteers:

34

Community Size:

45,829

Our Purpose

The Hawthorne Youth and Community Center (HYCC), based in Roxbury’s Highland Park, provides educational, cultural, and recreational programs for local youth and adults; recognizes and celebrates the rich diversity of the community; and provides a forum for neighbors to work together to improve the quality of neighborhood life.