A new study out this week finds that over 11 percent of Hispanic children are uninsured, compared to 7.1 percent of all kids nationwide. Study author Sonya Schwartz is a research fellow with the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center ...
It’s all about comedy, concerts & theatre this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!
Many leaders of colleges and universities began their leadership careers working as chief diversity officers
One-time management consultant and math major Joanne Chang has turned her dream of opening her own bakery into a successful growing business, with four very popular Flour Bakery & Café locations around Boston.
Roxbury neighbors voiced dissatisfaction with Nuestra Comunidad over the community development corporation’s plans to house the Conservatory Lab Charter School in its Bartlett Place development.
Civil rights and social policy expert William Julius Wilson does not pull punches when it comes to discussing the problems that face communities of color in today’s world — and at Boston University’s recent event examining The Civil Rights Act ...
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the appointment of Jeri Robinson to the Boston School Committee, the governing body of the Boston Public Schools.
Following last week’s release of a Boston Public Schools report revealing deep disparities in outcomes for black and Latino males in the Boston schools, community members raised questions and voiced a mixture of emotions and thoughts from dismay and anger ...
Many in the black community were encouraged by Governor-elect Charlie Baker’s inclusion of four African Americans among the 16 chairmen of his transition team. No Latinos were appointed chairs of the team.
Nonprofit leaders discussed the challenges unique to women in girls during a forum presented by Simmons College and the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts.
A report by the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights finds that black and Latino students in Massachusetts are more likely to be suspended for non-violent, non-drug-related school disciplinary infractions than white and Asian students.
Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick and Debra Miller, Whittier Board Chair, Honored for Outstanding Community Leadership
Dr. Bobby Jones, Grammy-Award Winning Gospel Artist, to Host Whittier Street Health Center’s 12th Annual International Gospel Benefit Concert, Berklee Performance Center
The school department released a report this week outlining the challenges black and Latino students face in the city’s education system
A Sweet Place founder Beverly Hilaire ditched her profitable Fields Corner location in the hopes of securing a larger space in Dudley Square.
Felix G. Arroyo, Chief of Health and Human Services for the City of Boston, has joined the Governing Board of Mass Mentoring Partnership, a statewide organization fueling the movement to expand empowering youth-adult relationships to meet the needs of communities ...