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45,000 Massachusetts Residents May Lose Unemployment Benefits 

11/30/2012 Categories: ABCD Winter Emergency Campaign

Fenway News Online | Posted by Valarie Seabrook ⋅ November 30, 2012 

45,000 Mass. Residents May Lose Unemployment Benefits

ABCD Winter Emergency Campaign gears up to aid record numbers of impoverished


The state mailed thousands of letters on November 26 telling out-of-work residents that their jobless payments will be eliminated on December 29 unless Congress renews the program funding unemployment benefits.

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Community News  

11/27/2012 Categories: ABCD Winter Emergency Campaign

Wednesday Nov 21, 2012 | Submitted by ABCD

Winter Emergency items sought: Basic resources desperately needed to keep families warm and fed this winter.

Every year, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) serves thousands of families in need with fuel assistance, food, and holiday toys. 

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Food, heating help requests skyrocket 

11/27/2012 Categories: ABCD Winter Emergency Campaign

November 21, 2012 | By John Ruch

Fuel assistance and food bank referrals at Action for Boston Community Development’s (ABCD) offices, including Jamaica Plain APAC, are at an “all-time high,” and the anti-poverty nonprofit has launched a “Winter Emergency Campaign” in response.

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Volunteers Needed-Hot Meal Program ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center 

11/21/2012 Categories: ABCD Winter Emergency Campaign

By ABCD NE WE NSC | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) is situated at 1 Michelangelo Street in Boston’s North End.  We provide a multitude of services and programs to low-income residents of the North End, West End and Beacon Hill.

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South Boston native to lead Urban College of Boston  

11/14/2012 Categories: Urban College

By Patrick D. Rosso, Town Correspondent | November 13, 2012

Michael Taylor, a South Boston native, was recently tapped to lead the Urban College of Boston.

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ABCD celebrates 50 years of success 

11/13/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

Ling-Mei Wong | Monday, November 12, 2012 

The Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) 50th Anniversary Gala took place at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Nov. 2. More than 1,200 supporters turned out for a night of live jazz.

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Tracked down: Bianca de la Garza, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman 

11/5/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala

By Gayle Fee And Laura Raposa With Megan Johnson

Monday, November 5, 2012

Natalie Cole serenading 1,200 people with a performance...

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ABCD draws a crowd for Natalie Cole 

11/5/2012 Categories: 50th Anniversary Gala ABCD

Action for Boston Community Development, the antipoverty agency better known as ABCD...

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Rebuilding lives, strengthening families 

11/1/2012 Categories: ABCD Poverty

By Mark K. Shriver and John J. Drew |  NOVEMBER 01, 2012

“…It is, therefore, the policy of this Nation to eliminate the paradox of poverty in the midst of plenty … by opening to everyone the opportunity for education and training, the opportunity to work, and the opportunity to live in decency and dignity.”

Economic Opportunity Act of 1964

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Debbie Hughes Honored as ABCD Community Hero 

11/1/2012 Categories: 2012 Community Heroes ABCD

November 1, 2012
By Patriot-Bridge Staff

Debbie Hughes

A Charlestown resident was recently honored as a community hero by the Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD). at the Omni Parker last month.

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