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June 04, 2015
ABCD Head Start Celebrates 50 Years! 2,400 pre-school children plus parents, teachers, supporters, will pay tribute to Head Start on Boston Common on June 9 Pioneering pre-school program has put low-income children, families, on road to... read more
June 04, 2015

"Senate Majority Whip Anthony Petruccelli and the Senate voted on a $38.09 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 and in it are several earmarks to held East Boston. Petruccelli said the budget makes critical investments in key areas of local aid, education, economic development and services for vulnerable and under-served populations." read more.

June 04, 2015
ABCD Solutions Series Regionalization: The answer to gentrification without displacement? BOSTON - ABCD’s Solutions Series hosts monthly seminars on new thinking about dilemmas of economic opportunity. This month the ABCD Solution Series ... read more
June 04, 2015
ABCD “Field of Dreams” fundraiser at Fenway Park sells out! Boston Red Sox, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, corporate supporters, step up to plate to aid inner-city teens Action for Boston Community Development’s 18th annual softball tournament... read more
June 04, 2015
Academic success through different pathways; ABCD University High School graduates class of 2015 BOSTON –The ABCD University High School graduation will take place on Friday, June 12 at 11am. Action for Boston Community Development Inc.... read more
June 03, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: June 3, 2015 Isabel Garcia Deirdra Dostou 617-348-6243 617-348-6527 617-823-1922 (c) ... read more
June 02, 2015

"Chris Lovett talks to ABCD's John Drew and Yvette Rodriguez." watch video here.

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