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Education

The Best Gift We Can Give to Our Children

Smiles, laughter, tears, hugs, and “Congratulations” filled the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (VVCA) as thirty-five children, dressed in red caps and gowns, walked through the doors and toward the stage for their Preschool Graduation Ceremony. Parents, Aunts, Uncles, cousins, and Guardians carried bundles of balloons and flowers almost …

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Education

HiSet: A Step Closer to Achieving the Impossible

In an increasingly demanding workforce environment where businesses require a more technical skill set and higher education degrees, what better time to continue your education than now? According to IBA’s HiSet Program Coordinator, Tiana Bonner, “all it takes is the motivation to excel.” The College and Workforce Program offers students …

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The One Hood All Stars and Boston Police were all smiles after the game (Photo by Mayan Tamang).
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One Hood: Police & Youth Play For a Stronger Future

Music filled the South End neighborhood surrounding the Blackstone Community Center last Friday night. Community members mingled with one another – children and adults alike had their faces painted, everyone enjoyed hot dogs and sweet swirls of cotton candy, people danced, teenagers joked with their coaches, but what was most …

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Culture

Keeping the Community Alive: Boston’s First Latinx LGBTQ Film Festival

With constant efforts to expand the arts and infuse diversity into the various neighborhoods of Boston, we have partnered with The Theater Offensive to highlight the Latino LGBT community and present Boston’s first Latinx LGBTQ Film Festival. “I’m very excited about this collaboration with IBA and The Theater Offensive; there’s …

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Transitioning your Child into School

Starting preschool can be nerve wracking for both the little ones and their parents. It is common for both parties to feel a bit of separation anxiety, but there are ways to make this transition easier and a positive experience. Here are a few tips we’ve picked up along the …

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