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LAS VERDADES DE LA VACUNA CONTRA EL COVID-19

LAS VERDADES DE LA VACUNA CONTRA EL COVID-19

Las vacunas para prevenir el COVID-19 son quizás la forma más eficaz para acabar con esta pandemia. Pero también sabemos que cada vez que se autoriza el uso de emergencia de alguna vacuna contra el COVID-19, se escuchan historias por todos lados lo cual puede crear muchas preguntas acerca de la seguridad de las vacunas. A continuación ponemos a tu disposición informa...

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VILLA VICTORIA IS PARADISE FOR ME

VILLA VICTORIA IS PARADISE FOR ME

Our Resident Services Program was created more than 50 years ago with the goal of helping people, not only with housing, but also assisting them with other challenges such as language translation, legal advocacy, and securing access to fresh food and health services. Don Hector Ruíz is one of the many residents of Villa Victoria and he kindly opened the doors of his home to chat with ...

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HOW OUR RESIDENT SERVICES TEAM REACHES IBA’S COMMUNITY

HOW OUR RESIDENT SERVICES TEAM REACHES IBA’S COMMUNITY

The Resident Services Program addresses the needs of Villa Victoria’s Residents by providing a variety of services including: Assistance to maintain stable housingHelp maintaining their government benefitsReferrals for services and programs to meet basic needsConnections to other IBA programs But how do our dedicated Resident Se...

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Update on IBA’s West Newton Rutland Project

Update on IBA’s West Newton Rutland Project

Affordable housing is at the core of what we do here at IBA. We recently talked with Mayra I. Negrón-Roche, IBA’s Chief Operating Officer, for a progress update on IBA’s West Newton and Rutland Streets Rehabilitation project. What is the West Newton and Rutland Streets Project? In 2015, IBA was selected by Boston Housing Authority as the designated ...

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Colorism

Colorism

Youth are the future of our communities, therefore we are committed to giving them the opportunities they need to grow and become the leaders of tomorrow. Our Youth Development Program gives them the necessary support and tools to initiate a change and speak their minds in a proactive way. This series of editorial pieces featured in the next couple of weeks, are the result of mont...

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Our Planet Deserves A Future

Our Planet Deserves A Future

Youth are the future of our communities, therefore we are committed to giving them the opportunities they need to grow and become the leaders of tomorrow. Our Youth Development Program gives them the necessary support and tools to initiate a change and speak their minds in a proactive way. This series of editorial pieces featured in the next couple of weeks, are the result of mont...

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Racist Voting System

Racist Voting System

Youth are the future of our communities, therefore we are committed to giving them the opportunities they need to grow and become the leaders of tomorrow. Our Youth Development Program gives them the necessary support and tools to initiate a change and speak their minds in a proactive way. This series of editorial pieces featured in the next couple of weeks, are the result of mont...

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Getting Men Under Control

Getting Men Under Control

Youth are the future of our communities, therefore we are committed to giving them the opportunities they need to grow and become the leaders of tomorrow. Our Youth Development Program gives them the necessary support and tools to initiate a change and speak their minds in a proactive way. This series of editorial pieces featured in the next couple of weeks, are the result of mont...

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Am I Next?

Am I Next?

Youth are the future of our communities, therefore we are committed to giving them the opportunities they need to grow and become the leaders of tomorrow. Our Youth Development Program gives them the necessary support and tools to initiate a change and speak their minds in a proactive way. This series of editorial pieces featured in the next couple of weeks,...

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Prioritizing Resident Wellness in Times of Crisis

Prioritizing Resident Wellness in Times of Crisis

The past year brought about a pandemic, financial crisis, social unrest and many other hardships for individuals and families across the United States. These challenges are not yet behind us: experts predict that the early months of 2021 will be among the deadliest since the pandemic began, making the continued support of the health and wellness of our residents essential. At IBA, the ...

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APOYÁNDO EL CRECIMIENTO DE OTROS

APOYÁNDO EL CRECIMIENTO DE OTROS

Brindar seguridad financiera a los residentes de Villa Victoria es uno de los objetivos del Programa de Empoderamiento Universitario y Financiero (CaFe), que brinda a las familias de bajos ingresos las herramientas y el conocimiento que necesitan para administrar sus finanzas, comprender su crédito y generar ahorros. Gracias a nuestro nuevo Coordinador de Empoderamiento Financiero ...

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Program Impact Outlook for 2021

Program Impact Outlook for 2021

As we look forward to all we will accomplish in 2021, we thought it would be a great time to check-in with our Chief Program Officer, Rafael Medina, to hear what he’s most excited about in 2021: Q: What can you share with us about your goals for programming this year? A: Our programming goals are always to serve our co...

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BOSTON’S FREE PRESCHOOL INITIATIVE

BOSTON’S FREE PRESCHOOL INITIATIVE

Now parents of preschool age kids can take advantage of IBA Preschool’s outstanding bilingual curriculum for $0, absolutely FREE! The Boston Universal Pre-K Program (UPK) is a city-wide initiative in partnership with community early learning centers, like IBA’s Preschool, and Boston Public Schools. The program offers early education that is nati...

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CONTINUING OUR COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION IN TIMES OF CRISIS

CONTINUING OUR COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION IN TIMES OF CRISIS

IBA’s commitment to high quality education for everyone has always been an organizational priority. Now more than ever, as schools operate remotely due to the pandemic, it is crucial to ensure that all students have the resources they need to thrive academically. In order to support students during this unique school year, IBA joined with other community organizations to create learning pods to...

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LOS RESIDENTES AQUÍ SOMOS MUY UNIDOS

LOS RESIDENTES AQUÍ SOMOS MUY UNIDOS

En los últimos 50 años, desde la creación de nuestro Programa de Servicios al Residente, IBA ha ayudado a muchos residentes de Villa Victoria asistiéndoles con diferentes necesidades o retos de lenguaje, asuntos legales, alimentación o servicios de salud. En esta ocasión nos sentamos con Jorge Ortíz, quien muy agradecido con IBA, nos compartió un poco de lo que él ha ex...

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