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That’s a loaded question. Based on studies and statistics, I’d say no. There’s greater disparities than in the past. People are advocating for their communities, but people aren’t finding jobs or housing here. — Robyn Gibson, Consultant, Mattapan
In some ways yes and in some ways no. Boston has a lot of amazing attributes with technology and education but we need to do better with diversity, inclusion and the wage gap. — Monica Cannon, Community Organizer, Roxbury
No. There’s still not enough opportunity for the people who live here. People are coming from out of town and getting the jobs and the housing. — Horace White, Retired, Dorchester
I think overall things are getting better. There are more opportunities in terms of jobs than there used to be, especially for minorities. — Glenn Williams, Executive Director, Mattapan
It depends on how you look at it. Boston has a lot of resources, but in the community, there’s a lack of resources. It’s a systemic issue. Resources aren’t shared equally. — Clark Grant, Airline Ground Operations, Roxbury
They’re trying to do a lot of new things, but people are being pushed out and there’s still a lot of crime. — Audrea Johnson, Driver, Dorchester
Do you think Boston is becoming a better city?