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ABCD on Urban Heat 98.1 FM’s “The Morning Cafe”

(BOSTON, MA) – March 2, 2023ABCD Deputy Director of Workforce Development, Jessica Rosario stopped by The Morning Cafe on Urban Heat 98.1 to thank the NBA Foundation for including ABCD’s WorkSMART program along with 11 other organizations across the country in grants totaling $4.8 million.  WATCH NOW


ABCD’s WorkSMART Youth Program Included in 12 Individual NBA Foundation Grants totaling $4.8 Million to Advance Economic Empowerment in the Black Community

Greater Boston and Medford youth ages 14-21 in grades 7-12 are encouraged to apply to WorkSMART (BOSTON, MA) – ABCD is among 12 impactful organizations from coast to coast included in the NBA Foundation’s seventh round of grantees receiving a total of $4.8 million for their youth initiatives that align with the Foundation’s goal of furthering economic power in the…

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Cómo preparar tus impuestos: Todo lo que necesitas saber

En este video bilingüe, Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra y NBC10 Boston desglosan lo que necesitas saber para comenzar a declarar impuestos, incluido adónde ir si necesita ayuda. Es la temporada de impuestos y, a medida que comienzas a recibir el papeleo, saber exactamente lo que necesitas presentar puede ahorrarte tiempo y frustraciones. En primer lugar, es importante saber si estás obligado…

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What Do I Need to Know to Get Started on My Taxes?

In this bilingual explainer, NBC10 Boston and Telemundo NI break down what you need to know to get started on your taxes, including where to go if you need some help It’s tax season, and as paperwork starts coming in knowing exactly what you need to file can save you time and frustration. First of all, it’s important to know if you’re…

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ABCD-operated MassHire Metro North Career Center partners with City of Medford on job readiness program for people in recovery

The City of Medford is launching its first Job Readiness Program (JRP) for job seekers in the early stages of substance use recovery, Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn announced. The program is run by the City Health Department’s Office of Prevention and Outreach, in collaboration with the Bridge Recovery Center and Mass Hire.  The program is a two-day training, taking place on…

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Legacy of Love

A community activist named Melnea Cass is appointed as the only female charter member at Action for Boston Community Development. WATCH NOW


Legacy of Love

A community activist named Melnea Cass is appointed as the only female charter member at Action for Boston Community Development. WATCH NOW


Fighting the Good Fight

“Poverty is the original pandemic,” says Sharon Scott-Chandler, who was named the first woman president and CEO of Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) last summer. “It’s an incredible motivator and reason to get up every morning, to know that you are part of that fight to get people access to the things they deserve.” … READ MORE


The State of Race: Embrace Changemakers Then & Now

ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler joined distinguished panelists including Imari Paris Jeffries, Executive Director of Embrace Boston; Tanisha M. Sullivan, President of NAACP Boston Branch; Jha Amazi, Principal of MASS Design Group and architect of Embrace; and Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe Columnist/Associate Editor, for GBH’s forum “The State of Race: Embrace Changemakers Then & Now” hosted in honor…

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It’s All About Community

Food insecurity will be forever eliminated if Nick Owen and Mercy Robinson have their dream come true. READ MORE