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MSNBC’s O’Donnell to participate in ABCD ‘Heroes’ celebration on Nov. 3

Dorchester native Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word, and Tennessee State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” will engage in a keynote conversation during ABCD’s Community Heroes celebration on Friday, Nov. 3 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, where four Dorchester residents will be among 18 people who have been nominated from across the region by…

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Heating Worries Mount Amid Growing Costs

Prices for oil, natural gas and electricity are all up as New England heads toward winter heating season. Shirlee Thurston’s latest heating oil bill is a frightening prospect only weeks before Halloween and the arrival of the winter months.Oil prices are on the rise. This week, a gallon of home heating oil in Massachusetts sold on average for $5.71 a…

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” …

Boston, MA, United States, Oct. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. announced that Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” will engage in a keynote conversation at Boston’s most empowering event, the ABCD Community Heroes Celebration on Friday, November 3 at the Boston Marriott Copley…

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” to keynote the Community Heroes Celebration on November 3

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” to keynote the Community Heroes Celebration on November 3 Boston, MA, United States, Oct. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. announced that Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” will…

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East Boston resident Maria Perez to be honored by ABCD 

Boston native and journalist Lawrence O’Donnell returns home to participate in a keynote conversation with Tennessee State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” (BOSTON, MA) – On Friday, November 3 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, ABCD will honor East  Boston resident Maria Perez at Boston’s most empowering event, the ABCD Community Heroes Celebration – who as a partner, collaborator, and leader uplifts underserved…

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” to keynote the Community Heroes Celebration on November 3

Boston, MA, United States, Oct. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. announced that Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” will engage in a keynote conversation at Boston’s most empowering event, the ABCD Community Heroes Celebration on Friday, November 3 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place beginning at 6:00 p.m. NBC 10’s Glenn Jones will emcee the gala…

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ABCD’s Community Heroes Celebration to feature a keynote conversation with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” 

(BOSTON, MA) – ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. announced that Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word, and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” will engage in a keynote conversation at Boston’s most empowering event, the ABCD Community Heroes Celebration on Friday, November 3 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place beginning at 6:00 p.m. NBC 10’s Glenn Jones will emcee the gala…

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ABCD’s Community Heroes Celebration — Nov. 3

ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler, Esq. announced that Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s The Last Word and State Representative Justin J. Pearson of the “Tennessee Three” will engage in a keynote conversation at Boston’s most empowering event, the ABCD Community Heroes Celebration on Friday, November 3 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place beginning at 6:00 p.m. NBC 10’s Glenn Jones will emcee the gala which honors people who are…

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How a potential government shutdown could impact people in Massachusetts

BOSTON – In a matter of days Shaunea Tavares doesn’t know if her WIC benefits will be there to help with the food assistance she relies on for her 2-year-old son, Khalib. “My child, he loves milk, fruits, veggies, he loves veggies, so those things come in handy, especially in the month where you are lacking funds. It helps a…

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Local Head Start programs face lapse in federal funding during a government shutdown

Head Start programs provide about 10,000 children from low-income families throughout Massachusetts with services from child care to education. But a government shutdown would mean Community Action Pioneer Valley, one of the state’s 28 programs, would not receive its annual federal grant on Oct. 1 — which will impact its locations in Western Massachusetts. Should a shutdown last until November,…

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