Check out the videos below to learn about Main Street’s mission, development and operations.
Building Partnerships to Create Inclusive, Affordable Housing: Lessons Learned from the Main Street Experience
July 7, 2022
This is the second of two webinars hosted by the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C). Main Street presented jointly with the University of Maryland. (The video may be viewed after creating a free account with NTACT:C.)
The Main Street Model of Inclusive, Affordable Housing: Lessons Learned Through Research & Evaluation
June 16, 2022
This is the first of two webinars hosted by the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C). Main Street presented jointly with the University of Maryland. (The video may be viewed after creating a free account with NTACT:C.)
Montgomery County Council Visits Soulfull Cafe at Main Street
October 7, 2020
Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz paid a visit to the Soulfull Cafe, a partnership between Dawson’s Market and Main Street Connect, where everyone has a place at the table.
Montgomery County Council Visits Main Street
August 13, 2020
Montgomery County Council Member Craig Rice and reporter Suzanne Kenedy visit Main Street with Jillian Copeland. Learn more about the drive to create Main Street, the support from state and local officials, see the building and meet some new residents.
Main Street Ribbon Cutting
July 30, 2020
(Huge thanks to Bowen Films!) Celebrate the opening of the Main Street building! The Virtual Ribbon Cutting includes a tour of the Main Street building and remarks from Jillian and Scott Copeland, Maryland officials and Main Street community members. Learn about the impact that Main Street has already had and all that is to come as we work to create a world where people of all abilities can thrive!
Brookings Institution Webinar: Affordable Housing for Special-Needs Adults
July 10, 2020
Hosted by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, this event explores strategies for addressing housing and community engagement for adults with disabilities. Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon moderates a conversation between Jillian Copeland, the founder of Main Street, and Brookings Fellow Jenny Schuetz, discussing how the concepts that underlie the Main Street project can be adapted for other cities, situations and population groups.
The Development of Main Street: Starting an Inclusive Housing Community
May 1, 2019
In this webinar, Jillian and Scott Copeland discuss steps taken to create Main Street and ideas for replication in other areas.
The Story of Main Street
In this 6-minute video, Main Street founder Jillian Copeland and her husband, Scott Copeland, share their vision for Main Street that was inspired by their son, Nicol.
Want to see videos from our programs?
Please visit Main Street’s YouTube channel to find a sampling of videos from Main Street programs and community events.