MEBCA has ways for you to get involved:
• Monthly General Meetings • Safety Committee Meetings • Monthly Board Meetings
• Infrastructure Committee Meetings • Membership Committee Meetings • Annual Spring clean up in May
• Ongoing beautification projects (Focusing on vacant property
• Annual MEBCA Day (This is popular event includes music, market, children's activities, community program highlight, garden tour, and more)
MEBCA is and has been a working class neighborhood for over 100 years. In that time many people have called it home: French, German, Italian and African American.
Like most communities MEBCA has undergone many changes over the past century, and aspects of its history have been forgotten along the way. With community support, we look forward adding another dimension to the MEBCA of decades past. MEBCA is proud of its rich and interesting past!!
MEBCA is concerned with all aspects of the neighborhood in the boundaries of Mt. Elliott, Jefferson, Vernor, and Bellevue including quality of life and physical environment issues that impact residents who live within the area”
About Mt. Elliott Business and Community Association: MEBCA
MEBCA)was formed after many years of neighborhood decline and approaching development which made business and residents susceptible to unfair property purchase offers. Businesses, residents, churches and non-profits and businesses of the MEBCA neighborhood on Detroit’s eastside came together to take action. MEBCA organized to revitalize the community and to address issues and concerns that impact the quality of life for all who live work,play or worship in the community
MEBCA is one of Detroit’s oldest, with many homes built in the 1800’s. It is near downtown Detroit, in zip code 48207, about 15 minutes east of downtown and just north of Jefferson Avenue.
The neighborhood is home to many talented people, great businesses, restaurants, bars, and everything eclectic.
It's a diverse family-friendly neighborhood with an increased focus on walkability and livability.
The Mt. Elliot Business and Community Association exists to support the neighborhoods interests.
MEBCA bylaws are available here.