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Leaders in Diversity: Vanessa Calderón-Rosado Makes Community Impact

The Boston Business Journal has published an article about our CEO, Dr. Vanessa Calderón-Rosado. Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, University of Puerto Rico, 1986; master’s degree in speech language pathology, 1989; master’s degree in public policy, University of Massachusetts Boston, 1996; doctorate in public policy, Mass Boston, 2000. Residence: Milton …

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2015 a Year of Progress for our City

As the year comes to an end we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all the advances that we have made as a city, ranging from housing, to education, workforce development, and more. At IBA, we strive to provide affordable housing for our community, we consider it the …

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This Giving Tuesday Light up the Orgullo at the Villa

Orgullo (pride) is a powerful thing. Orgullo can empower individuals to do great things in life. To feel orgullo, we need to believe first in ourselves and that is where the magic starts to happen. In the 60’s, this sense of pride led a group of Puerto Ricans to fight …

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CEO, Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Interviewed by Banker & Tradesman

Our CEO, Vanessa Calderon-Rosado was recently profiled in Banker and Tradesman, “the financial and real estate services weekly for Massachusetts.” She spoke about our affordable housing plans and shared some of the obstacles we are facing as well as the current state of gentrification in Boston’s South End. You can …

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Dr. Vanessa Calderón-Rosado featured on Centro Voices Magazine

Our CEO, Dr. Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, was recently featured on the popular Puerto Rican online magazine Centro Voices, along with four other Puerto Rican women who are giving back to their community. Centro Voices is dedicated to informing a nationwide public of current affairs, history, arts and culture of Puerto Ricans …

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Ask a Question Day, #IWantToAsk are you ready to seek and spread knowledge?

Too many of us can relate to these scenarios: being in a classroom full of students and feeling completely lost, being in a meeting and not understanding what the next steps are, sitting in a seminar and assuming that everyone else knows the subject matter. All these situations have something …

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Let’s Build It with a New and Improved IBA

For nearly five decades IBA has worked towards the advancement of our community. We started in 1968, during the urban renewal housing displacements. After battling for fair housing practices and the rights to develop our neighborhood, we developed Villa Victoria, an affordable housing community with 435 units in Boston’s South …

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Celebrating the Day of the Kings

In some countries, as in Puerto Rico, the most anticipated day by children at Christmas time comes with the celebration of Three Kings’ Day, also known as “Feast of the Epiphany”. Children don’t typically receive presents from Baby Jesus or Santa during Christmas in these countries, but from the three Kings on the 6th …

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