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Mid-Year Update: The Status of Affordable Housing in Greater Boston and What’s Next

During his second inaugural address, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh recommitted himself to tackling Greater Boston’s housing shortage, vowing to “increase [Boston’s] targets for low-income homes, moderate-income homes, senior housing and overall units.” Now that we are over halfway through the year, we’ve provided an overview of the city’s progress and …


OneHood Spotlight: Hoops and Hope

As we finish up our month-long endeavour to feature our outstanding Youth Development Program, we decided to sit down with Youth Coordinator Angel Lopez and star player Erik Ramirez to talk about their involvement with the OneHood Peace Basketball League. Angel coached for nine years before taking on responsibility of …


YDP Alum: Building Bonds Through Mentorship

IBA’s Youth Development and Afterschool & Summer Learning Programs foster independence, creativity, and academic growth among children and teenagers. This month, we will highlight IBA youth on our social media and website to celebrate their achievements. We interviewed a previous YDP participant to provide some insight on what we do. …

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Fighting Displacement: What We’re Watching

The ability to afford housing is a daily struggle for thousands of American families and individuals. According to Bloomberg, approximately 900,000 renters received eviction notices in 2016 alone and more than 20 million households currently dedicate more than 30 percent of their income towards housing costs. Numerous factors, from federal …


College and Financial Empowerment Celebrates Success

Last week, the College and Financial Empowerment Program had the absolute pleasure of recognizing, celebrating, and honoring our program participants in all component areas: Academic, Financial Empowerment, and Technology. We were pleased to welcome a full house of family and friends, whose support made the event feel truly special. Program …

Boston Events: What to Do at the End of July 2018 - bostoneventsinsider

[…] Festival Betances, Saturday 7/21 and Sunday 7/22, in South Boston. […]

Free Events in Boston This Weekend | Boston on Budget

[…] Festival Betances: July 21-22, 2018. Head to the South End for the longest running Latino cultural celebration! […]

Lucy Gibson

I've always been amazed at how much time, effort, and energy goes into running for a political office. It seems like you'd want to have a professional who knows how…

Anita Rolon

My husband bought a big collection of his and white sketches and what I as aknow nothing thinks are water colors. All in all 10 different pieces. Some are…

Coming Attractions: October 8 through 24 — What Will Light Your Fire » The Arts Fuse

[…] was Newgrass Revival. He brings his bluegrass-rock band in for a rare non-festival appearance. Bola de Nieve Oct 11 and 18 Dona Havana, Boston, MA   A multimedia cabaret…