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Good News Tuesday: Boston youth overcome barriers to achieve academic success

Good News Tuesday highlights the good works that make our community stronger: companies or employees going the extra mile for employees or customers or unique volunteer & charitable efforts. Students from ABCD’s University High School graduated recently with well-deserved pomp and circumstance. Massachusetts-based nonprofit human services organization ABCD provides disadvantaged residents in the Boston and Mystic Valley areas with the tools,…

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ABCD’s Field of Dreams Charity Event Set for Friday, June 30 at Fenway Park

Proceeds from this one-of-a kind sports event benefit ABCD SummerWorks (BOSTON, MA) — Thanks to the partnership with the Boston Red Sox, on Friday, June 30, 2023 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ABCD will  host its iconic summertime fundraiser, Field of Dreams, at Fenway Park to benefit underserved Boston youth participating in the ABCD SummerWorks program. Whether sponsor teams strike out or hit a…

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ABCD CELEBRATES AND STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY DURING PRIDE AND EVERY DAY

As Pride flags are raised and a month of celebration Pride continues locally and nationwide, I wanted to take this moment to celebrate in the diversity – and to recognize the ongoing struggles – of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQIA+) community that continue throughout our city, state, country and world.  Even as the LGBTQIA+ community has made…

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ABCD Congratulates the University High Class of 2023

Boston Youth overcome barriers to achieve academic success  (BOSTON, MA) — On Friday, June 16, students from ABCD’s University High School graduated with all due pomp and circumstance. University High School is ABCD’s alternative high school for Boston students ages 16 to 22 who at minimum are repeating 10th grade, have fallen behind at least one grade level in traditional high…

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ABCD promotes Dot native Corbin-Fennell to COO post

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) has announced the promotion of Anne Corbin-Fennell to chief operating officer for the anti-poverty agency. The Dorchester native has 29 years of experience in program development, implementation and administration. “Anne brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit administration to the COO role, having led a variety of ABCD programs including Child Care Choices of…

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Energy efficiency partners to showcase equity in action at Riley House Senior Housing 

WHO: ABCD and energy efficiency partners Eversource, Maloney Properties, Paradigm Energy Services, Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Verizon, their leadership, public officials, residents of Riley House Senior Housing and community members WHAT:  Engagement event and site visit demonstrating ABCD’s Climate, Equity & Impact work with our energy efficiency partners through the Low-Income Energy Affordability Network (LEAN) and Mass Save® programs at this 40+…

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ABCD promotes Anne Corbin-Fennell to chief operating officer

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) is pleased to announce the promotion of Anne Corbin-Fennell to Chief Operating Officer for the anti-poverty agency. She has 29 years of experience in program development, implementation and administration.  “Anne brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit administration to the COO role, having led a variety of ABCD programs including Child Care Choices of…

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ABCD SUMMERWORKS – GRAN OPORTUNIDAD PARA NUESTROS JÓVENES

Esta semana en Encuentro Latino: Ya el verano está a la vuelta de la esquina, y cada año, en Encuentro Latino nos complace poder comentarles sobre “SummerWorks”, un programa de empleos para el verano, que ayuda a muchos jóvenes en nuestra comunidad. Para contarnos más se encuentra con nosotros Jessica Rosario, de la organización sin fines de lucro ABCD en…

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ABCD’s free tax assistance yields $5.4 million in state and federal refunds for low-income Greater Boston taxpayers

(Boston, MA) – Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) recently closed out the 2023 tax season having helped 3,103 residents complete their state and federal tax returns, resulting in $5.4 million in federal and state refunds combined, and $498,691 in Child Tax Credits (CTC). There were nearly 500  Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) eligible returns, 16% of the total number…

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ABCD to offer teenagers more summer jobs

At least 40% more young workers will be hired this year through the summer jobs program of Action for Boston Community Development, the local anti-poverty agency known by its acronym, ABCD. In the past few years, ABCD has offered between 1,000 and 1,200 summer jobs to Boston teens. This summer they are looking to hire 1,700. The program, called SummerWorks,…

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