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Youth Build Community Family

It becomes increasingly more difficult to engage and build relationships with our youth nowadays, which is why we are so grateful to all of those who make our Youth Development Program (YDP) possible and provide a safe space for teens to grow. “We completely created a family feel. They are …


The Importance of Arts Funding: Our CEO on Cityline

This past Sunday, IBA CEO Vanessa Calderón-Rosado was featured in Channel 5’s award-winning urban news and feature magazine program “City Line,” in a segment focusing on the importance of funding for the arts. She was joined by Anita Walker, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), of which IBA …


Youth Development Program Peer Leader’s Hard Work & Heart Paying Off

Our Youth Development Programs (YDP) strives to empower students ages 13 – 19 years old by equipping them with the life skills and the support system they need to excel. Through workshops with a strong arts component, we have helped hundreds of youth find their voice and gain the confidence …

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It Takes A Village: How IBA Supports Residents through Community Services

Healthy, sustainable communities often grow from environments that provide equal social and economic opportunities. For instance, according to a 2014 National Bureau of Economic Research report, upwardly mobile communities typically exhibit low income inequality, minimal racial and socioeconomic segregation, stable households and high quality primary education. At IBA, we continually …


Where a Solid Foundation for Success Begins

Every day parents and teachers are doing the best that they can to ensure that our young children have access to quality early education. That is why the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrates “The Week of the Young Child” every year – to congratulate & …

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Jeff Madison

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Maggie Allen

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