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In the News: Juana Matias
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In the News: Juana Matias
Former State Representative Juana Matias has been appointed chief operating officer at the public policy think tank MassINC.
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Students demonstrate against climate change
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Students demonstrate against climate change
Hundreds of students, as young as elementary school and all the way through to college, turned out Friday on the steps of the State House to tell legislators that they want to see action to combat climate change.
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In the news: Deborah Jackson
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In the news: Deborah Jackson
President of Cambridge College has been inducted into the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Academy of Distinguished Bostonians.
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Roxbury scouts learn important life lessons
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Roxbury scouts learn important life lessons
Scouts BSA Troop 906 is the newest addition to Boy Scouts by way of Beacon of Freedom, an urban outreach initiative that stretches across northeastern Massachusetts and seeks to engage new members and families in scouting.
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Blackstone students protest BPS budget
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Blackstone students protest BPS budget
At a Boston Public Schools budget hearing last week, during which district officials outlined the Walsh administration’s proposed school budget of $1.139 billion for FY20, students and teachers from the Blackstone Innovation School staged a demonstration demanding an additional $20 million to be added to the budget to improve quality of education.
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NAACP brings 2020 convention to Boston
The 111th NAACP Convention will be held in Boston in 2020, the historic civil rights organization announced Monday.
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In the news: Jose Lopez
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In the news: Jose Lopez
Roxbury resident Jose Lopez has been appointed president of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys. Lopez succeeds Alexander Rodriguez as the group’s president.
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Why is BPS transferring property to the city?
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Why is BPS transferring property to the city?
BPS officials say they’re spending $1 billion as part of a ten-year process aimed at building new schools and renovating existing ones to fit changing needs of the city’s students. But parent activists, school committee members and city councilors are still looking for clear answers on what will get built, when and for whom, and some expressed frustration during meetings last week at City Hall and the Boston School Committee as BPS officials answered questions on the BuildBPS planning process.
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Pressley discusses bike safety in Dorchester
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Pressley discusses bike safety in Dorchester
Bike advocates and community organizers met at Home.Stead Bakery & Cafe last Thursday to discuss bicycle safety infrastructure as part of U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s Equity Agenda series.
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Teens rally for youth job funding
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Teens rally for youth job funding
More than 300 teens marched from the Boston Common through Downtown Crossing to the State House last Thursday in a demonstration calling for more funding for summer jobs and an increase in the age at which criminal defendants can be charged as adults.
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In the news: Phillomin Laptiste
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In the news: Phillomin Laptiste
Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently nominated Phillomin Laptiste to the Board of Health, the governing body of the Boston Public Health Commission.
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New data show more diverse Boston
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New data show more diverse Boston
The city of Boston’s population has continued to grow and become more diverse over the past seven years, according to a report by the Boston Planning and Development Agency released last month.
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