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7TH ANNUAL HOOP DREAMS AT TD GARDEN HOSTED BY LA CLIPPERS COACH DOC RIVERS, CELTICS COACH BRAD STEVENS & BOSTON SPORTSWRITER BOB RYAN

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 201731 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org   Action for Boston Community Development presents 7th Annual Hoop Dreams at TD Garden Hosted by LA Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, Celtics Coach Brad Stevens & Boston Sportswriter Bob Ryan Corporate Fundraiser Benefits ABCD WorkSMART – Initiative to Keep Teens in School   For the…

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ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT’S 20TH ANNUAL FIELD OF DREAMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT’S 20TH ANNUAL FIELD OF DREAMS  PARTNERING WITH THE BOSTON RED SOX & CORPORATE SPONSORS FOR TWENTY YEARS AT FENWAY PARK FUNDRAISING FOR ABCD’S SUMMERWORKS PROGRAM LEADING BOSTON’S AT-RISK YOUTH OFF THE STREETS TO A PATH TOWARDS RESPONSIBILITY For a remarkable 20th year in a…

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ABCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS YVONNE L. JONES AS CHAIR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ABCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS YVONNE L. JONES AS CHAIR BOSTON – This summer the Action for Boston Community Development Board has elected Yvonne L. Jones as the new Chair of ABCD’s Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 year.  A member of the board since 2005, Jones is a community leader and…

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SUPPORTS ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION FOR CITIZENS JOINING BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR JOSH ZAKIM AND OTHER CITY OFFICIALS VYING FOR SAME DAY REGISTRATION IN THE CITY OF BOSTON

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org   Action for Boston Community Development Supports Election Day Registration for Citizens Joining Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim and Other City Officials Vying For Same Day Registration in the City of Boston   While the Massachusetts Legislature strives to implement a state wide system for…

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ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT’S 20TH ANNUAL FIELD OF DREAMS

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org   Action for Boston Community Development’s 20th Annual Field of Dreams Partnering with the Boston Red Sox & Corporate Sponsors For Twenty Years at Fenway Park Fundraising for ABCD’s SummerWorks Program Leading Boston’s At-Risk Youth Off the Streets to a Path Towards Responsibility   For a…

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SUPPORTS ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION FOR CITIZENS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION FOR CITIZENS  COMMENDING THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR RULING THE 20-DAY VOTER REGISTRATION LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL & DISENFRANCHISING “Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way…

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BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, HEAD START PARTNER TO PREVENT MATERNAL DEPRESSION

14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2017 Contact Tim Viall Desk: 617-638-6857 timothy.viall@bmc.org BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, HEAD START PARTNER TO PREVENT MATERNAL DEPRESSION AN INTERVENTION REDUCED INCIDENCE OF DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOM EPISODES BY 40 PERCENT BOSTON – Boston Medical Center, in partnership with Action for Boston Community Development’s (ABCD) Head Start program, has helped prevent maternal depression by making screenings and effective interventions more…

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GRAND OPENING

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org or Lee Phenner Desk:  617.348.6241 Cell: 339.368.1140 lee.phenner@bostsonabcd.org   Grand Opening 10 a.m., TODAY for ABCD Head Start Early Learning Center Serving 139 Low-Income Children, Families in Malden, Medford & Everett U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, State Rep. Paul Donato Mayors of Malden, Medford and Everett to…

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ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 20TH ANNUAL FIELD OF DREAMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 20TH ANNUAL FIELD OF DREAMS PARTNERING WITH THE BOSTON RED SOX & CORPORATE SPONSORS FOR TWENTY YEARS AT FENWAY PARK Fundraising for ABCD’s SummerWorks Program Leading Boston’s At-Risk Youth Off the Streets to a Path Towards Responsibility For a remarkable 20th year…

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ABCD URGE INDIVIDUAL AND HOUSEHOLDS IN-NEED TO APPLY FOR FUEL ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 30TH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ABCD URGE INDIVIDUAL AND HOUSEHOLDS IN-NEED TO APPLY FOR FUEL ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 30TH  Income-eligible Residents Encouraged to Sign-up Before Deadline APPLY TODAY FOR A RANGE OF BENEFITS The forecast of frigid sub-zero temps, more snow and ice storms indicate that this unpredictable yet…

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