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Local program to provide free tax prep services
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Local program to provide free tax prep services
For the 24th year, low- and moderate-income residents in Boston will have access to free tax preparation services through Action for Boston Community Development.
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As poverty curbs families’ spending, need for holiday assistance soars
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As poverty curbs families’ spending, need for holiday assistance soars
As people across Massachusetts continue to grapple with some of the nation’s highest costs of living, families in Greater Boston are reaching out for help as the holiday season approaches.
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Local food pantries gear up for winter weather and the holiday season
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Local food pantries gear up for winter weather and the holiday season
As Bostonians bundle up and hunker down for the winter months, local food pantries are seeing an influx of need from families and individuals across the city.
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In the news: Ronald Marlow
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In the news: Ronald Marlow
Action for Boston Community Development has promoted Ronald Marlow from director of workforce development and alternative education to vice president overseeing those two strands of the anti-poverty agency’s work.
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ABCD to offer teenagers more summer jobs
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ABCD to offer teenagers more summer jobs
At least 40% more young workers will be hired this year through the summer jobs program of Action for Boston Community Development, the local anti-poverty agency known by its acronym, ABCD.
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Made for the job: Scott-Chandler takes reins at ABCD
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Made for the job: Scott-Chandler takes reins at ABCD
The board of Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) in November named Sharon Scott-Chandler president and CEO of the anti-poverty agency.
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Locals press Biden on fuel assistance
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Locals press Biden on fuel assistance
Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III and several representatives from local organizations that provide reduced-cost and no-cost energy to low-income residents came together in Roxbury last week to urge President Joe Biden to increase federal funding to $10 billion for fuel assistance programs next year.
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John Drew reflects on long career with ABCD
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John Drew reflects on long career with ABCD
John J. Drew, the president and chief executive officer of Action for Boston Community Development, recently announced his intention to retire after 51 years of work with New England’s largest anti-poverty agency.
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