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State Wipes Out GED, ESOL Funds for ABCD Mattapan, Downtown Centers… 

6/28/2012 Categories: ESOL Programs

Posted by Valarie Seabrook ⋅ June 28, 2012 

The state’s Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) eliminated funding yesterday for GED and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs provided by Action for Boston Community Development at its Mattapan and citywide LearningWorks centers.

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Boston Scenes: Local and Culturally Relevant Events this week 

6/27/2012 Categories: Robert M. Coard Building Dedication

Community leaders, friends and supporters gathered on Boston CommonThursday...

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Boston anti-poverty agency awarded federal grant 

6/27/2012 Categories: ABCD

June 26, 2012 

BOSTON—A Boston anti-poverty agency will be receiving $300,000 in federal grant money from the U.S. Department of Labor's Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program.

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Tracked down: Dustin Pedroia, Larry David, Andrew Ference 

6/27/2012 Categories: Robert M. Coard Building Dedication

By Inside Track
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 

Dustin Pedroia giving hitting advice to young fans at the Beverly Bootstraps-Wayside Trailers softball game, a Salem Five “Who’s Your Dustin?” event at Salem State University...

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Unemployment benefits period cut 

6/26/2012 Categories: William J. Ostiguy High School

June 23, 2012 | Erin Ailworth

The amount of time people in Massachusetts can collect unemployment benefits will be reduced by about 13 weeks as a result of the state’s steadily declining jobless rate.

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ABCD Building Dedicated in Honor of Longtime Leader 

6/26/2012 Categories: Robert M. Coard Building Dedication

ABCD's headquarters in downtown Boston is dedicated in memory of its leader for more than 40 years, Robert Coard. Report for BNN News.

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ABCD building to assume Robert Coard’s name today 

6/26/2012 Categories: Robert M. Coard Building Dedication

By Ed Forry

The downtown office building at 178 Tremont Street across from Boston Common that is home to Action for Boston Community Development will be dedicated today in the memory of Robert M. Coard, the longtime leader of ABCD, Boston’s official antipoverty agency.

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ABCD honored for commitment to community service 

6/26/2012 Categories: Robert M. Coard Building Dedication

FOX 25's Maria Stephanos emceed an event that honored Action for Boston Community Development, a fantastic local organization celebrating 50 years of helping people out of poverty.

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Local Celebrities and Restaurants Support “Buona Sera” Fundraiser for ABCD Center 

6/19/2012 Categories: Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends

Local celebrities and government officials joined with representatives from Action for Boston Community Development for the recent fundraiser “Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends.”

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Fundraiser for ABCD neighborhood service center draws local celebrities 

6/18/2012 Categories: Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends

By Boston.com

Local celebrities and government officials joined with representatives from Action for Boston Community Development for the recent fundraiser “Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends.”
 

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