Month: October 2019

Neighborhood Service Center Raises $40,000 at Annual Buona Sera

ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC)’s annual fundraising event Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends raised nearly $40,000 to aid low-income and elderly residents of the North End and West End who turn to the center for assistance.   For the seventh year in a row, Ron Della Chiesa of WGBH and the Boston Symphony Orchestra performed as the…

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ABCD Honors Five 50-Year Partnerships at November Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2019                                   CONTACT: Cherrelle Norris 617.348.6224 (office) 617.455.7212 (mobile) Lee Phenner 339.368.1140 (mobile)           ABCD Community Heroes Celebration to Honor Five 50-Year Partnerships that have served millions of low-income people in Greater Boston Marking a rare collaboration, ABCD honors Associated…

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In Roslindale, One Street Holds Both Sides of the Equation to Immigrant Advancement

“In a highly competitive retail space, there aren’t many independent [stores] anymore. They haven’t been able to survive with the likes of Walmart and Amazon,” said Jim McInnis, general manager and co-owner of Village Market. “But we’ve been here since 1997. One of the reasons we’ve been here for so long is because we’re involved in the community.” When ABCD…

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Garrison Raises Eyebrows At Roxbury Candidates Forum

The event was hosted by Action for Boston Community Development, or ABCD, in the Thelma Burns Building in Roxbury. Aisha Washington, deputy director of legislative affairs for ABCD, said the forum was especially important in light of low voter turnout in the preliminary municipal election. “Boston is the biggest city in the commonwealth, and we drive a lot of initiatives…

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Boston Herald Letter to the Editor – Partnerships make a difference

Partnerships make a difference Longstanding partnerships, such as the one Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) has shared with United South End Settlements (U.S.E.S.) for more than half a century, provide struggling families with the comprehensive resources that they need to survive and thrive. When U.S.E.S. placed the Harriet Tubman House up for sale, ABCD did bid on the property…

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