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Lee Nave’s commitment to social justice began early
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Lee Nave’s commitment to social justice began early
Lee Nave is the co-founder of a national nonprofit, Student Voice, has pushed to pass progressive bills in Massachusetts and ran for a seat on Boston City Council in District 9, Allston-Brighton. Despite being defeated early in the primary, he is still working on behalf of the community.
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Main Streets program boosts business districts
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Main Streets program boosts business districts
Boston began its Main Streets program under then-Mayor Thomas Menino, starting in Roslindale. Boston’s program grew to be the biggest in the nation, with 20 districts.
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Lawyers call on city to settle hair test suits
A coalition of civil rights groups sent an open letter to the City of Boston last week demanding that the Boston Police Department end its use of the controversial hair test to determine whether officers have used drugs.
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A transformation comes to Dudley
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A transformation comes to Dudley
The Boston Planning and Development Agency is seeking bids for the redevelopment of three of the last remaining major open parcels of land in Dudley Square.
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Activists, BPS superintendent envision more resources for schools
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Activists, BPS superintendent envision more resources for schools
Under the new law, Boston schools are expected to see a hike of as much as $100 million in state funding over the next seven years, along with increased charter school reimbursements.
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In the news: Sandra Cotterel, Codman Square Health Center
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In the news: Sandra Cotterel, Codman Square Health Center
The Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe have selected Codman Square Health Center as one of Massachusetts Top 100 Women-Led Businesses.
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Council passes cannabis equity ordinance
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Council passes cannabis equity ordinance
The Boston City Council last week passed legislation aimed at increasing the share of cannabis businesses owned by people from communities that were impacted by drug prosecution.
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Stanley steps down after 24 years at Dudley Main Streets
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Stanley steps down after 24 years at Dudley Main Streets
After 24 years, during which vacant stores and buildings were renovated and reoccupied and the Bolling Building rose from the site of the former Ferdinand’s Furniture store, bringing new retail space to the square, Stanley has retired from the business assistance group. Last Thursday, merchants, community members and city officials gathered at the Bolling Building to honor her.
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WesCon creates Boston area employment opportunities
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WesCon creates Boston area employment opportunities
Wescon has more than 40 employees -- all people of color -- with major clients like Emerson College and Millennium Partners, to whom Conrad says the business owes much of its growth.
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City to release Melnea Cass RFP
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City to release Melnea Cass RFP
This year, the Walsh administration appears poised to move forward with modified plans that would add in left-turn lanes, add shoulders to the boulevard and shift from a single, two-way bike lane on the north side of the road to one-way lanes on either side.
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Councilors vying for presidency
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Councilors vying for presidency
After three weeks of wrangling, the body appears split largely along race lines, with a majority of the white councilors backing District 6 Councilor Matt O’Malley and mostly black and Latino members backing District 7 Councilor Kim Janey and District 1 Councilor Lydia Edwards. The latter two say they support each other, and each is willing to bow out if the other gets to the seven votes needed to seal the presidency.
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Working toward equity in climate change solutions
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Working toward equity in climate change solutions
As the City of Boston moves ahead toward its environmental goal of carbon-neutrality, a city department has launched a program to make sure climate change preparation and activism is being made accessible to Boston’s residents of color.
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