top of page

About Me.

Arthur Almeda, Executive Director, Boston Missionary Baptist Community Center

  • Arthur Almeda, a Haitian native from the southern part of Haiti (Les Cayes, Tuffet, and Randel), has been the Executive Director of BMBCC since its founding in 2010.

  • He oversees all programming, provides direct support for immigrants of all ages, supervises staff and volunteers, develops and maintains partnerships, and manages BMBCC’s budget.

  • Under his leadership, BMBCC has experienced 14 years of growth in people served, partnerships, funding, and diverse programs.

  • These programs include teaching language and work skills to youth and adults, providing food at sites throughout Greater Boston, Randolph, Holbrook, and Brockton, and assisting newcomers with ESL, workforce development, housing, job searches, healthcare, behavioral health, and immigration status.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Theology, with a focus on community and social services.

  • Bachelor’s degrees in business management and healthcare.

  • Certificates in church/nonprofit management and leadership, diplomacy, and human rights.

  • Certified Mental Health Coach/Family.

Community Involvement and Partnerships:

  • Arthur has held direct service positions in healthcare and worked as a Covid-19 vaccinator.

  • He founded or helped found other organizations serving Boston’s Haitian community.

  • Partner of GBFB (Greater Boston Food Bank) and Southshore Food Bank.

  • Member of MIRA Coalition and AC-Advisory Council.

  • Advisory Board member for the Attorney General’s Office under “New Americans.”

  • Partner with HMHN (Haitian Mental Health Network) and HCFA (Health Care for All).

  • Involved in running emergency shelters, case management, food delivery, immigration healthcare, and mental health sessions.

  • President of Boston Baptist Social Union (2024-2025), becoming the first Haitian Christian to hold this position.

bottom of page