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Training targets mid-level tech jobs
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Training targets mid-level tech jobs
Last week, the South End-based college announced a partnership with Apprenti, an apprenticeship program partially funded by U.S. Department of Labor and affiliated with the Washington Technology Industry Association’s Workforce Institute.
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Roxbury makerspace gets $100k grant
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Roxbury makerspace gets $100k grant
The Clubhouse Network, with a makerspace in the heart of Boston, has been awarded a Scale grant of $100,000.
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Restaurateurs advance plan for Uphams Corner
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Restaurateurs advance plan for Uphams Corner
Biplaw Rai and Nyacko Perry are aiming to revolutionize the relationship between the Uphams Corner community and the restaurant industry with the founding of Comfort Kitchen, a comfort food restaurant offering Western-African and Asian cuisine.
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City office expands opportunities for small businesses
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City office expands opportunities for small businesses
Natalia Urtubey heads the Small Business Unit, which manages initiatives aimed at supporting small businesses and neighborhood wealth creation and works with small businesses throughout the city.
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Warren: why did the Justice Dept. go easy on big banks?
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Warren: why did the Justice Dept. go easy on big banks?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding information from the Justice Department about actions that Trump administration officials took last year to reduce the penalties against two large banks that sold faulty mortgages to investors in the run-up to the financial crisis.
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ICIC builds ecosystem for small businesses
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ICIC builds ecosystem for small businesses
The Institute for a Competitive Inner City is seeking to expand opportunities for minority-owned businesses, helping them to obtain capital for growth.
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Growing a green business
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Growing a green business
Jahriffe Mackenzie never planned to start Lawn and Beyond Organic Landscaping. But after more than 20 years in the business, Mackenzie says owning and running a landscaping business is just one of his many true callings.
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At Frugal Bookstore, black narratives are front and center
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At Frugal Bookstore, black narratives are front and center
Frugal Bookstore in Dudley Square is an Afrofuturist’s dream. Smiling brown faces greet you at the door, looking out from the covers of children’s books with titles like “Mixed Me!” and “Juneteenth for Mazie.” Further in, August Wilson classics like “Fences” and “The Piano Lesson” line the shelves. Nearly every book is by or about black and brown people ¾ and that seems to be what brings people through the door.
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Mayor boosts Boston business districts
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Mayor boosts Boston business districts
Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently presented Main Street Awards as part of the annual “Mayor on Main” trolley tour, a three-day tour of Boston Main Streets districts to recognize the achievements of Boston’s small businesses. This year’s tour took place on July 22, 29 and 30.
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Lawyers for Civil Rights hosts 3rd annual small business event
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Lawyers for Civil Rights hosts 3rd annual small business event
Hundreds of entrepreneurs and small business owners turned out last Thursday for the annual Lawyers for Civil Rights BizGrow event, which connects community members to pro bono attorneys and provides workshops on how to establish and maintain a small business.
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Once-reluctant realtor finds success
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Once-reluctant realtor finds success
The prospect of a career in real estate initially did not capture the attention of Keller Williams realtor Elizabeth Dawan-Abdullah. But an early liking for entrepreneurial work inspired within her a lasting desire to create grassroots change through real estate.
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Dominican food comes to Centre Street
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Dominican food comes to Centre Street
If you’re looking for mofongo and arepas that taste like your grandmother’s, look no further than 100% Delicias Express on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain.
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