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February 06, 2015
Advocates for the poor in Massachusetts are calling on the governor and legislature to immediately provide state funding to help low-income seniors and working families survive an increasingly brutal winter marked by significant snowfall coupled... read more
February 05, 2015
Thanks to Broadway in Boston and the Boston Opera House, Action for Boston Community Development is holding a special fundraising reception at the Opera House following the February 4 performance of “Motown the Musical.” Friends and supporters will... read more
January 30, 2015
“Housing Access Solutions That Just Might Work”: An ABCD “Solutions Series” Seminar on Housing in MA WHAT: When one speaks of “Affordable Housing,” the important question to ask is, “for whom?” Lack of affordable housing continues to... read more
January 29, 2015

"Tax season is here! Now before you file your taxes, we want to give you some important information you should know about!" read more.

January 28, 2015

"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.

January 26, 2015

"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.

January 25, 2015

"A Boston antipoverty agency is inviting residents from seven area communities to apply for fuel assistance this winter." read more.

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