Culture

The Greased Pole Around the World

Every year IBA holds a weekend long cultural festival, Festival Betances,  in which people from all over New England come to the South End to enjoy live music, food, arts and crafts, sports tournaments, a parade, among other activities. This year it will be held on the weekend of July …

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Cultura

El Poste Engrasado, Una Competencia Mundial

Todos los años IBA celebra un festival cultural durante todo un fin de semana, el Festival Betances, el cual atrae a personas de toda el área de Nueva Inglaterra hacia el South End a disfrutar de música en vivo, comida, artes, deportes, un desfile, entre otras actividades. Este año el …

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EducationPeople

Proud Mother on IBA’s Bilingual Preschool and her Children

Jennifer Velasquez has been involved with IBA’s bilingual preschool for the past five years. First with her daughter Neveah who graduated and went on to the school system and now with her younger daughter Jayna. We sat down with her, as she came to pick up one of her daughters, …

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FormaciónPersonas

Madre Orgullosa Comparte la Influencia de IBA en sus Hijas

Jennifer Velasquez ha sido parte de la comunidad del programa preescolar de IBA por los últimos cinco años. Empezó con su hija mayor Neveah, ya graduada, que forma parte del sistema escolar, y ahora con su hija menor Jayna. Cuando vino a buscar a su hijas de la escuela, nos …

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AdvocacyEducation

IBA’s Youth Organizers Actively Defend Youth Jobs Funding

IBA believes in the importance of youth jobs, they offer opportunities for young people to support their assets and build others, provide structure, responsibility, and build upon professionalism. IBA’s youth, from 13 to 19 years old, have formed a group which is part of the Youth Jobs Coalition. They receive …

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FormaciónJurisprudencia

Los Jóvenes Coordinadores de IBA Defienden La Inversión en Trabajos

IBA sabe la importancia que tienen los empleos para la juventud, ya que les ofrece oportunidades para reforzar y aumentar sus habilidades, les proporciona estructura, responsabilidad, y construye los fundamentos del profesionalismo. El grupo joven de IBA, de 13 a 19 años, es a su vez parte de la Alianza …

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Afterschool students learning in our program
Education

IBA announces bid for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant

3-year funding opportunity from MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education would fund program expansion for IBA’s Afterschool and Summer Learning Program BOSTON, Mass: IBA – Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción will be submitting a full proposal to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, seeking a 21st Century Community …

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Formación

Lo que no Sabías sobre la Educación Bilingüe

IBA es una institución que proporciona una gran variedad de programas dedicados al avance social de todas las edades, como también viviendas asequibles. Para los más pequeños de nuestra comunidad contamos conun preescolar bilingüe para poder servir a sus necesidades al máximo. Durante nuestros años trabajando con nuestros estudiantes, hemos …

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Education

What You Didn’t Know about Bilingual Education

IBA is an institution that provides an ample selection of programs for social advancement across all ages, as well as affordable housing. For the youngest of our community we have a bilingual preschool to serve their needs best. Through the years we have seen first hand the advantages a bilingual …

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Education

Nurturing Creativity and Appreciating Reading on World Book Day

It all started 18 years ago when UNESCO decided we needed a day to celebrate authors, illustrators, books, copyright, and most of all: reading.  Nowadays over 100 countries participate in the fun on April 23rd, marking the date of the anniversary of the death of two prominent authors: Inca Garcilaso …

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