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The Financial Empowerment and Youth Development Programs' Lemonade Stand Project

The Financial Empowerment and Youth Development Programs' Lemonade Stand Project

As a non-profit organization, IBA has a variety of programs that address various challenges within the community. At times—more so now than in previous years—these programs will coordinate to assess challenges that may impact more than one of them. This allows them to combine efforts and come up with ideas or projects to address these challenges together. ...

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Family: an irrefutable influence.

Family: an irrefutable influence.

Our Youth Development Program fosters socio-emotional, intellectual, and artistic growth in young people as it provides academic support, job readiness, arts education, leadership training, civic engagement, and advocacy opportunities. The talent these young people have is unlimited and their commitment to embracing who they want to become unparalleled. Below, we sha...

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The Benefits of Empowering Our Youth Closer to Home

The Benefits of Empowering Our Youth Closer to Home

As Boston students settle into the new school year, IBA is gearing up for the next Youth Development Program (YDP) cycle, which starts in October and runs through May. IBA’s nationally acclaimed program encourages students between the ages of 14 and 19 to use the arts and civic engagement as tools to help them think critically a...

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