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Craig-Oquendo takes reins at Women’s Fund
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Local News
Craig-Oquendo takes reins at Women’s Fund
Natanja Craig Oquendo is ushering in a new era at the Boston Women’s Fund.The Villa Victoria native and mother of five has dedicated her life to Boston’s grassroots organizations and become the executive director of one of the oldest women-centered organizations in the city.
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Save services for families and jobs for people
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Opinion
Save services for families and jobs for people
This building is not what makes USES the special organization it is. What makes USES special is a longstanding commitment to lifting up our neighbors and, again and again, breaking the cycle of generational poverty for South Enders.
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Coalition challenges Tubman House sale
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Local News
Coalition challenges Tubman House sale
Opponents of a plan to redevelop the Harriet Tubman House as condos are pointing to deed restrictions on the South End building and calling for the proposal to be scrapped. The neighborhood's urban renewal plan limits the use of the property to "offices and recreation."
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USES identifies buyer for Tubman House
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Local News
USES identifies buyer for Tubman House
United South End Settlements has identified New Boston Ventures as its preferred buyer for the Harriet Tubman House building at 566 Columbus Avenue.
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ABCD makes bid for Tubman House bldg.
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Local News
ABCD makes bid for Tubman House bldg.
Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) has submitted a bid to purchase the Harriet Tubman House, United South End Settlements’ community building at the corner of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenues.
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South End Shamso Hair Studio caters to women of all faiths
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Business
South End Shamso Hair Studio caters to women of all faiths
For some people, getting a haircut is a normal, regular task, checked off the to-do list without a second thought. However, for Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab, having their hair styled at a public salon poses a challenge to their faith.
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Rushing looks back on 36 years in Legislature
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Local News
Rushing looks back on 36 years in Legislature
During an interview in the News Café at the main branch of the Boston Public Library the day after the ceremony, the Byron Rushing looked back on an electoral career that spanned enormous changes in politics and economics, both locally and nationally. That arc took him to the leadership ranks in the Legislature, his elevation to Assistant Majority Leader coming as African Americans and Latinos tripled their ranks in the House.
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USES to sell off Tubman House
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Local News
USES to sell off Tubman House
For more than 40 years, the three-story Harriet Tubman House building towering over the corner of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenues has hosted programming for South End residents of all ages. Now listed for sale, the building’s life as a social service center may be coming to an end, but United South End Settlements, 126-year-old nonprofit that runs the building will live on, thanks, in part, to the expected proceeds from the sale.
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