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Mordecai Community Action Coalition

Mordecai CAC
The KEY to Strong Community

  • Come join your neighbors at the Halifax Community Center for this year's National Night Out on August 3 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm!

  • National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work.

  • This year's family event will have lots of fun activities, things to learn and treats to eat for your family including:

      • Visit with community leaders/service workers

      • Learn to play Petanque

      • Play on the Halifax Community Center playground

      • Create sidewalk chalk art. Make your own or color one of our night time and first responder themed drawings

      • Get active with jump ropes and hula hoops

      • Cool off with ice cream from Howling Cow (Sponsored by PlanMyKids)

      • Spend time visiting with your neighbors

  • Historic Preservation Efforts: Thanks to everyone who joined us on Tuesday, July 20 on Zoom for a special meeting with the Raleigh Historic District Commission, led by the new Mordecai Historic Preservation Committee (MHPC) If you would like to get involved with the MHPC, please email mhpc@mordecaicac.org

  • Please read the July MCAC Newsletter

  • Thanks to everyone who has joined us for a recent meeting. Videos of all of our meetings are available on our facebook page.

For more information about National Night Out, please visit our facebook page: https://fb.me/e/1Tp0bDqak

We hope to see you at Halifax Park on August 3! 6:30-8:30pm

Summer in Mordecai!

The Mordecai CAC meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September-June. During the summer we have several special events planned. We hope you can join us!

Upcoming MCAC events:

  • July 20- Special Meeting- RHDC/MHPC

  • August 3 - National Night Out/Ice Cream Social 6:30-8pm at Halifax Community Center

  • September 14 - MCAC Meeting

  • September 26 - Mordecai Picnic 4-6pm at the Mordecai Historic Park

The CAC Leadership team is open and welcomes any resident of the Mordecai Community. We'd love to have more neighbors get involved. Email chair@mordecaicac.org for info.

Recent Newsletters:

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

Join us:

Public Information Meeting with the Raleigh Historic Development Commission

July 20, 2021, 7:30pm on Zoom

REGISTER for the meeting HERE

Contact us/get involved: mhpc@mordecaicac.org

Please fill out this short survey:
MHPC Community Concerns Survey

#NorthPerson Street

The Person Street Partnership was created to build momentum for change in our MCAC community business district along North Person Street. Our goal is to bring property and business owners, stakeholders, residents, and Raleigh City Staff together to work jointly on creating a vibrant business community. This spring promises to be a busy time with the opening or expansion of several new businesses. Follow the PSP Instagram or Facebook page to keep up with the latest news! Please use the hashtag #NorthPerson to help promote our great neighborhood businesses.

Person Street Partnership Facebook Page

Mordecai CAC -
The KEY to Strong Community

News from the Mordecai Community Action Coalition: The Mordecai CAC is moving forward after our February 2020 separation from the City of Raleigh CAC structure. We are in the process of reorganizing 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. Feel free to email co-chairs Dana Deaton and Merrilee Jacobson at chair@mordecaicac.org if you would like to share your opinions with us or join the leadership team. All neighbors are welcome!

2020-21 News links and meeting minutes: Note-videos of all meetings are on our facebook page.


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. Currently we are meeting on Zoom.

Agendas/minutes/links are emailed in our newsletter.

Meet your neighbors at one of our social events. We hope to be able to have our holiday social, annual picnic, 4th of July Parade and more next year.

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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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!