Month: April 2020

ABCD Helps Ensure Children Continue Learning

With the closure of schools and early learning centers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ABCD is using distance learning to support the continued progress of youth and children in its programs. ABCD’s two high schools, William J. Ostiguy High School and University High School, transitioned nearly overnight to distance learning after the schools closed their buildings on March 17th. The…

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Low-income families get a headstart during the pandemic with food delivered to their doorstep

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting everyone differently, but some of the most affected are the people in lower-income households. With every household Is a different story. “It’s really helpful, really helpful,” said Heidi, a Chelsea resident. “We appreciate it.” However, the story of how the food arrived at hundreds and hundreds of doorsteps started at ABCD Head Start. Read More…

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ABCD Pivots to COVID-19 Response

  To learn more about ABCD’s efforts to serve our neighbors in need during the coronavirus crisis, click here.   Stay up to date with Boston Neighborhood Network News for in-depth stories devoted to issues of concern to the full range of the Boston communities. Learn More.


ABCD URGES US HHS SECRETARY AZAR TO RELEASE CARES ACT CSBG FUNDS IMMEDIATELY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2020 CONTACT:  Lee Phenner 339.368.1140   Delays in distribution to 1,000 community action agencies nationwide jeopardize the health and well-being of tens of millions of vulnerable low income residents impacted by the coronavirus pandemic   (BOSTON, MA) – On March 27th, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law by…

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