"Tax season is here! Now before you file your taxes, we want to give you some important information you should know about!" read more.
"Lisa Swain, Director, ABCD South End Neighborhood Service Center, greets Jacob Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, (left) as Gilbert Cham, ABCD Elm Hill Family Service Center, and John J. Drew, ABCD President/CEO look on." read more.
"Supporters of “No Boston Olympics,” the group opposing the games in Boston, say going for the gold will cost too much and channel resources away from community development and anti-poverty initiatives." read more.
"Low-income Massachusetts residents have another $13 million in home heating help coming their way.
The federal Department of Health and Human Services said last week that it would be providing a second allotment of funding to states of $300 million, on top of the $3 billion it awarded in October." read more.
"A Boston antipoverty agency is inviting residents from seven area communities to apply for fuel assistance this winter." read more.
"Secretary Jacob J. Lew visited the Central Office of Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) to see firsthand the work they are doing to help the community prepare for the upcoming tax season." read more.
"In an effort to turn around failing Dorchester Academy, Boston Public Schools and Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) are mulling a partnership that, if approved by the state this spring, would transform the Fields Corner school beginning in September." read more.
"Massachusetts has the nation’s lowest participation of welfare recipients working to receive their benefits, undermining one of the key reforms that was intended to move people from public assistance to self-sufficiency, according to a study to be released Thursday by a conservative Beacon Hill think tank." read more.
"New England, which relies more heavily on heating oil than any other region, is getting a windfall from the big drop in petroleum prices. This year, families using oil to heat their homes can expect savings of $1,200 to $1,500, on average, from lower heating oil and gasoline prices." read more.
"National Grid Foundation celebrates giving more than $1 million over 10 years to United Way partners; 2015 grant awards $150,000 to meet rising need in local communities." read more.
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