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Community Success: Senior Resource Fair

Last week, our community seniors had the chance to learn about all the assistance and benefits available to them during IBA’s resource fair held in partnership with Caregiver Homes. Caregiver Homes is a MassHealth program which provides support to family caregivers. A multitude of city organizations and private initiatives attended …

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Celebrating 10 Years of One Hood Unity

Friendly faces smile widely at the camera, as each teen holds up one finger — a symbol of One Hood unity. They pose for their family members and friends who are taking pictures to immortalize the moment and feeling. Young people from the Villa Park neighborhood joke with others from …

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Giving Needed Assistance and Benefits to our Residents

During the course of our 50 years, IBA- Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, has been at the forefront of the fight towards equality. We believe that every individual is deserving of a high quality of life and it is our mission to advocate for those rights. This is why our Resident …

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Steps to Give our Youth the Opportunities they Deserve

We know the important role of youth in our communities. We also know that young minds need stimulating opportunities in order to grow and become leaders. This is why at our Youth Development Program young people participate in dynamic workshops, thought and planned yearly in accordance with their interests. Our youth …

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One Hood, Uniting our Youth through Basketball

At first glance, it might not seem this way, but in some Boston neighborhoods the streets can be rough on our youth. “It’s hard to be a good kid now because there’s so much pressure from the bad kids to either join a gang or to be like them. It’s …

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For our Seniors, on National Senior Citizens Day

Today is National Senior Citizens Day, and although we love and honor the older members of our society every single day, it is the perfect opportunity to reflect on all their wonderful contributions to our society, as well as advocate for their rights. Senior Citizens Day came about thanks to …

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Celebrating a Milestone: Inauguration of Renewed Community Spaces

At IBA we strive to provide our community with the opportunities they deserve. We believe that a clean and comfortable environment plays a key role in their quality of life, so it was very exciting to announce that after one year of renovations our community spaces were inaugurated on July …

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Volunteer in Boston this Summer

During the summer months many of us have more free time, but not a lot of things to do. This time of year is a great opportunity to become more active and lend a helping hand to your community. For this reason we decided to come up with a list …

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Affordable Housing in Boston, a Problem with a Solution

At IBA, we strive to give meaningful opportunities to the residents of our community. Providing comfortable and affordable housing is a necessity to guarantee the wellbeing of all individuals. A well-kept living space is a cornerstone to the quality of life every person deserves. IBA’s portfolio currently has 521 affordable housing …

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IBA’s Youth a Motivation for our Community

We know that the future of our community is in the hands of our youth. They are the ones who will be responsible to carry on the legacy of change and to keep on shaping the world in a positive way. At IBA we strive to let them know that …

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