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Council advances cultural  affairs office proposal
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Council advances cultural affairs office proposal
The Boston City Council earlier this month approved the creation of the Office of Cultural Affairs, which would center its work on Boston residents who are Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian and Pacific Islanders.
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City Latino and Caribbean affairs office proposed
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Local News
City Latino and Caribbean affairs office proposed
Three Boston city councilors of color have proposed the city create an office of Latino and Caribbean affairs to address the public health and welfare needs of those ethnic groups.
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Local News
Activists call for increase in participatory budget
Organizations in Boston are advocating for city councilors to allot more money for community projects and needs in the city’s next budget.
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Candidates work the crowd on Dorchester Day
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Local News
Candidates work the crowd on Dorchester Day
Frank Baker won’t be appearing on the ballot this year. After 10 years in office, the District 3 City Councilor from eastern Dorchester is calling it quits. But you wouldn’t know it by his presence in last Sunday’s Dorchester Day Parade, where he practically jogged the three-mile route, zig-zagging from one side of the street to the other, shaking hands. Why?
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Education commissioner launches second BPS audit
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News
Education commissioner launches second BPS audit
On March 9, Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeffrey Riley fired off an email to Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius informing her his office will conduct a district review — an audit of the city’s public schools — citing late buses, the concentration of students of color in special education classrooms and other unspecified concerns.
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Pressley, Mejia discuss mental health with students
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Local News
Pressley, Mejia discuss mental health with students
ongresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined at-large City Councilor Julia Mejia and students from the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to discuss the COVID-19 response, the youth mental health crisis and how policymakers can support students and their families.
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Arroyo, Mejia advance home rule petition for elected school committee
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Politics
Arroyo, Mejia advance home rule petition for elected school committee
Boston City Councilors Ricardo Arroyo and Julia Mejia announced Monday a proposed home rule petition for an elected Boston School Committee.
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