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Budget Cuts Raise Anxiety Among Head Start Parents 

5/30/2013 Categories: ABCD Head Start sequestration

May 30, 2013

BNN News
From Chris Lovett

Automatic federal budget cuts are leading to layoffs and a drop in new enrollment of preschoolers from low-income families in the Head Start programs overseen by ABCD. 

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Sequestration Cuts Affecting Our Children 

5/30/2013 Categories: ABCD Head Start sequestration

May 25, 2013 | Centro

Sequestration cuts are causing havoc on programs which help our children across the nation. 

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Parkway teens earn money, gain experience with summer jobs 

5/28/2013 Categories: SummerWorks

By Nancy Rabinowitz/Wicked Local correspondent
Wicked Local Roslindale
May 08, 2013

Roslindale/West Roxbury —While leisurely summer vacations may fill the schedules of some teenagers, other local teens say they are relishing the idea of working at a summer job, providing them not only with cash, but also with a springboard to college and beyond.
 

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In The News - Milagros Arbaje-Thomas 

5/16/2013 Categories: ABCD

The Bay State Banner
May 16, 2013 - Vol. 48, NO 41

Milagros “Milly” Arbaje-Thomas, deputy director of field operations and director of the Action for Boston Community Development Parker Hill/Fenway and Mattapan neighborhood centers, received an honorary degree from Emmanuel College in recognition of her commitment to and achievements for low-income residents of Boston neighborhoods.

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It’s all for the One Fund, Fundraising for other Hub nonprofits suffering 

5/8/2013 Categories: Fundraising

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
By Ira Kantor

The nearly $30 million outpouring of corporate and individual giving to the One Fund Boston for victims of the Marathon bombings has been a source of pride for Hub residents, but it’s also starting to raise concerns among representatives of other local charities that prospective donors may be tapped out.

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Students dole out $20k in grants from Watertown-based Tufts Health Plan Foundation 

5/6/2013 Categories: Elder Services

By Jaclyn Reiss, Town Correspondent, May 3, 2013

Seventeen students from many different local high schools doled out a cumulative $20,000 from the Watertown-based Tufts Health Plan Foundation to three Boston-area nonprofits focusing on improving the lives of older adults at a ceremony this week.

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Head Start Programs, Forced to Close Early, Still Have Funds For Flights 

5/3/2013 Categories: Head Start sequestration

By SARAH PARNASS (@WordsOfSarah)
May 3, 2013

By cutting funds for Head Start, sequestration has sent low-income children in some states home 10 days early. But the federal government's inability to agree on a budget didn't prevent 2,800 Head Start leaders from attending a three-day conference in National Harbor, Md., this week.

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