Mordecai Community Action Coalition

Mordecai CAC

The KEY to Strong Community

he MCAC will meet on Zoom next Tuesday, September 12, 7:30-8:30pm!  We hope you can all attend.  Please register:

When: Sep 12, 2023 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

MCAC Agenda 

September 12, 2023

-Social   Erin Case

-Trains  Shane Trahan

-MHPC  Shane Trahan

-Communications Dana Deaton

-Parks David Plotner

Featured Topic:  "Mordecai 101-  our community in the past, present, and future"

Past: Lisa Raschke, Dana Deaton- A brief history of the Mordecai Community and the MCAC

Present: Dexter Tillett - current issues facing our community

Future: David Plotner - vision for the CAC -how you can get involved and shape your community 

Latest News: 

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our summer events! On June 25 the MCAC hosted the 40th Annual Mordecai Community Picnic! This year we held a lawn party on the grounds of the Mordecai Historic Park, and were thrilled to welcome over 150 people.  Photos are on our facebook page here.   Then on August 1 we held National Night Out at Halifax Community Center. More info here.   

Stay tuned as we prepare for our fall meetings.  Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, September 12. 

Volunteers Needed

Do you live in the Mordecai Community? Do you feel that our community coalition is important?  Please consider getting involved with the MCAC. Get in touch by emailing

MCAC Election in June!  Two members of our community have volunteered to serve as the new Mordecai CAC co-chairs. Dexter Tillett and David Plotner were elected during the June party.  We also welcome Marie Barnett as Zoning Chair and Erin Case for Social Chair!  Please consider our other open positions: Children's Committee Chair, Yard Sale Chair, Communications Co-Chair, and Awards and Grants Committee.  Reach out to if you'd like to get involved! 

Leaders must be active on our Slack workspace and communicate regularly with other CAC officers. Reach out to if you are interested!

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Recent Newsletters and Videos

The MCAC publishes a monthly newsletter and is also active on social media.  Please subscribe to our newsletter here

Meeting Videos here.

Join us!

The Mordecai CAC regularly meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September-June.  

MCAC Newsletters here.

The Clover Lane committee organized a street party on June 4 to celebrate the end of the Clover Lane Rezoning process.

More Info here.

Save Seaboard Train Station: 

Learn more about our preservation work and the Seaboard Station development here. 

The MHPC was formed in May 2021 to explore city tools for making redevelopment in Mordecai more balanced and predictable.

Contact us/get involved:

#NorthPerson Street

The Person Street Partnership was created to build momentum for our MCAC community business district along North Person Street. Follow the PSP Instagram or Facebook pages!  

Person Street Partnership Facebook Page

Mordecai CAC -
The KEY to Strong Community

The Mordecai CAC kept going after our February 2020 separation from the City of Raleigh CAC structure.  We reorganized and we have a new name, the Mordecai Community Action Coalition. We are still an active member of the RCAC organization, too.  

Neighbors, we hope you'll get involved.

Join us on Slack:

The CAC Leadership group is open and welcomes any resident of the Mordecai Community. Email for info or join our Slack Workspace. 

VOLUNTEER with the Mordecai CAC- make your community a better place!

The Mordecai CAC is the Mordecai Community Action Coalition. We are a coalition of multiple neighborhoods working together to provide ways for citizens to share information, meet each other, and take action in our community. Neighborhoods include: Pilot Mill, Oakdale, Mordecai, East Mordecai, North Person/Blount, Cotton Mill, Capitol Park, and 1/2 of Oakwood.

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The Mordecai Community includes several downtown Raleigh neighborhoods, including Mordecai, Oakdale, Pilot Mill, and East Mordecai.

More information

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month, September-June, from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. 

 Agendas/minutes/links are emailed in our newsletter.

Meet your neighbors at one of our social events like the holiday social, annual picnic, national night out, and more. 

 Events Calendar

The MCAC has multiple communication channels available to residents regarding neighborhoods, parks, zoning, crime, local businesses and other community announcements.

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Mordecai CAC, Raleigh NC

For over 40 years, the MCAC has provided ways for citizens to share important announcements, meet neighbors, and learn about interesting community services and programs. We hope that residents from all parts of our community will get involved as we move forward!