The David Ellis School in Boston joined Massachusetts and the rest of the world in the fight against breast cancer. On Oct. 30, the David Ellis School family went pink — pink shirts, pink caps, pink sweaters, pink shoes, pink hearts, pink ribbons, all over the school — even pink strawberry cake baked by the cafeteria manager, Janice Green. On Oct. 31, at the schools monthly assembly, the Ellis School family learned that four hundred sixty-nine dollars had been raised to help fight breast cancer.
Danny Glover fans thrill to a “selfie” with the famed actor/humanitarian. Glover enchanted and inspired 650 guests at the ABCD Annual Gala on Nov. 7 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place with stories of his early days working in community organization in the San Francisco Bay area in the late 1960s era of social justice activism. He said he was proud to be with ABCD, an organization that lives every day the mission of bringing opportunity and empowerment to people and communities in need.