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Cultural Awareness, Community, and Diverse Classrooms: What Parents Love About IBA’s Preschool

As the first bilingual preschool in Massachusetts, our preschool program has been serving our community for over 40 years. A parent favorite, our program preserves students’ culture while also preparing them for school. Our bilingual program makes a big difference for parents, with our multicultural curriculum and diverse classrooms making …


Hurricane Maria – One Year Later: Where Are We Now?

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, leaving extensive devastation in its wake. As we near the one-year anniversary of the storm, it’s important that we reflect upon the impact of the Hurricane and understand efforts underway to protect and aid the recovery of Puerto Rico. …


20 Years to Today: The Impact of IBA’s Preschool

To honor our 50th anniversary, we’re taking a look back at the history of IBA’s Preschool program! In 1976, a group of local Latino parents came together to present to the Massachusetts State Government the need to provide services to Spanish-speaking families. One of these services included a bilingual preschool …


Youth in Action: Peer Leader Summer Graduation

IBA’s Peer Leader Summer Graduation had it all; laughter, heartfelt thanks, and even a few backflips! The event was focused on the Youth Development Program, celebrating the end of another successful summer. Kicking off the event, youth from each workshop shared their testimony about what they learned this summer, and …

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Annual Cookout & Community Health Fair Brings Resources to Plaza Betances

Rainy skies couldn’t stop our community from coming together for the Annual Cookout & Community Health Fair, organized by our incredible Resident Services team! Plaza Betances was filled with residents enjoying the food and games while taking advantage of the health resources available. As kids played in the bounce house …

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

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Free Events in Boston This Weekend | Boston on Budget

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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…