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Public-private partnerships for ending poverty

Public-private partnerships for ending poverty

By Suzanne Kenney | Jul 13
The potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has resulted in something unexpected: a big boost in popularity for the government program. Few Americans, it turns out, think it makes sense to cut programs that protect the most vulnerable among us.

National budget proposals would harm the poor; pullback in local support will make things worse

National budget proposals would harm the poor; pullback in local support will make things worse

By Lonnie Powers | Jul 13
Across the country, recent headlines about the impact of the Trump administration's proposed federal budget cuts to social safety net programs are dire and worrisome.

How We're Investing in our Boston Public Schools

By Mayor Marty Walsh | Mar 30
Education provides a solid foundation for a growing and thriving city.

Don't Drape our Iconic Public Parks in Shadows

By . . | Mar 1
One of the world's most livable cities, Boston is known for the iconic parks that comprise its heart...

Washington proposals put survival of Head Start at stake

By . . | Mar 1
ABCD fighting for future of poor children, families

Dig in to preserve civil legal aid

By Lonnie Powers | Jan 3
We don't know what to expect in terms of federal support for civil legal aid in the coming months. But attempts to weaken or dismantle federal civil legal aid must be met with principled advocacy and resistance.

Civil legal aid can help veterans struggling with homelessness

By Lonnie Powers | Nov 9
If we truly want to honor all of our military veterans, we must ensure that the most vulnerable among them have the services and support they need and deserve to thrive as civilians.

SECHC: Please embrace our services

By . . | Sep 15
By Bill Walczak, CEO, South End Health Center

BRA pulls more tricks to get urban renewal plan extension

By Shirley Kressel | Aug 11
If you're wondering why you haven't heard about a state approval of the BRA's request for an extension of its Urban Renewal Plans - here's the reason.

Ready to start at the BCA

Aug 4
I am honored and energized to begin my tenure as the sixth President & CEO of Boston Center for the Arts.

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