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In the news: Kevin M. Simon
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In the news: Kevin M. Simon
In an important step in the ongoing work to meet Bostonians’ health needs and elevate mental and behavioral health as a citywide priority, Mayor Michelle Wu and Bisola Ojikutu, commissioner of Public Health and executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), announced Kevin M. Simon, M.D., as BPHC’s first-ever chief behavioral health officer.
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In the news: Angela McConney Scheepers
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In the news: Angela McConney Scheepers
The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) will elect Angela McConney Scheepers, Esq. as president at its annual meeting on June 7.
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Tufts student starts social justice clothing line
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Tufts student starts social justice clothing line
For 19-year-old Ayah Harper from Revere, the civil unrest that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020 served as a motivator to encourage uncomfortable conversations in her elite private high school and start a small business to enact change.
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Cartoonist, ‘Woke’ creator Keith Knight returns to Salem State
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Cartoonist, ‘Woke’ creator Keith Knight returns to Salem State
Cartoonist and Malden native Keith Knight, whose semi-autobiographical series, “Woke,” is airing its second season on Hulu, has been tapped to deliver the graduation address at his alma mater, Salem State University.
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In the news: Jacqueline Conrad
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In the news: Jacqueline Conrad
Skidmore College has announced that Jacqueline Conrad will become Skidmore’s new vice president for communications and marketing.
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In the news: Henry Santana
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In the news: Henry Santana
Henry Santana has been appointed director of the city’s new Office of Civic Organizing (OCO). The OCO will foster collaborative partnerships and programs that encourage Boston residents to participate in proactive community engagement, awareness, and service in Boston’s neighborhoods.
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In the news: George R. Greenidge, Jr.
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In the news: George R. Greenidge, Jr.
George R. Greenidge, Jr. has been awarded the inaugural 2022 American Sociological Association’s Community & Urban Publicly Engaged Scholar Award for his convening and advocacy, diversity, equity and inclusion programming efforts in urban communities/cities.
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In the news: Danielle Johnson
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In the news: Danielle Johnson
The Mayor’s Office of Housing announced today that Danielle Johnson, Esq. has been appointed the new Deputy Director of the Office of Housing Stability. 
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Massó named Boston’s Human Services chief
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Massó named Boston’s Human Services chief
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Thursday appointed José F. Massó, a nonprofit leader and community organizer, as the city’s new chief of Human Services.
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North Shore brothers lead fire departments
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North Shore brothers lead fire departments
Becoming the City of Lynn’s first black fire chief in early 2018 was momentous to Stephen Archer, his extended family and, unbeknownst to him as it was happening, the city at large.
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In the news: Andreina Sanabria
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In the news: Andreina Sanabria
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) announced that Andreina Sanabria has been appointed to the role of assistant vice president of Neighborhood PACE, a home care solution for seniors and part of the national Program of All-Inclusive Care for adults 55 and older.
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In the news: Charmaine L. Arthur
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In the news: Charmaine L. Arthur
Charmaine L. Arthur has been promoted to chief executive officer of Freedom House.
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