Coalition calls for police reforms in wake of ACLU report

Boston activists are calling on the police department to outfit officers with body-worn cameras and make data on police stops available in the wake of an ACLU report that found blacks were disproportionately targeted by police for stops, searches and ...

Walsh administration calls for 50,000 new units of housing in Boston

The Walsh administration unveiled a sweeping new plan to meet Boston’s growing housing needs.

Evan Falchuk pursues government reform with United Independent Party

Independent candidate for governor Evan Falchuk says putting independent candidates in office is the best way to effect substantive changes in state government.

Middlesex County Links Expands "Sister to Sister" Partnership with Brookview House

The Middlesex County Links will host the Green Light Gala on Sunday, October 26 to raise funds for The Brookview House.

Harvard’s Du Bois awards celebrate excellence in arts, politics

The Du Bois Medal is Harvard’s highest honor in the field of African and African American Studies and has been awarded since 2000 to individuals in the U.S. and around the world in recognition of their contributions to African American ...

Massachusetts Advocates for Children honors Katherine Butler Jones

Massachusetts Advocates for Children, one of the Commonwealth’s leading advocacy organizations for children, is honoring one of the Commonwealth’s leading citizen advocates, Newton resident Dr. Katherine Butler Jones.

In the News: Scottie Biggers

Scottie Biggers assumes the reins as head of the Thomas M. Menino YMCA in Hyde Park.

Community colleges work to end achievement gap

Community colleges are looking at new ways to close the gap between students of color and white students.

Music is an integral part of education at Park School

From pre-K through 9th grade, Park School students are encouraged to express themselves through music.

Roxbury Latin strives to prepare its students not only for college, but also for life

Roxbury Latin, located in West Roxbury and an easy ten-minute commute from Forest Hills, is a school of roughly 300 boys in grades 7-12 that strives to prepare its students not only for college, but also — more importantly — ...

Steppingstone Academy prepares Boston students for college success

The Steppingstone Academy gives Boston students guidance and the tools they need to succeed at the college level.

Partners, Mass. League of Community Health Centers provide workforce training

Partners HealthCare and the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers collaborate to provide workforce training at area health centers.

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce cultivates class of women leaders

A Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce program offers women business leaders seminars, workshops, roundtables and other events focused on personal leadership development, negotiation, skill building and networking.

Whittier Street Health Center receives grants to support its medical services

Whittier Street Health Center has been awarded $1.48 million in grants in support of the expansion of its medical services.

Month-long Roxbury program helps community learn to manage diabetes

Massachusetts residents, community leaders and health and social service providers have come together to launch Roxbury Rising Against Diabetes, an effort aimed at increasing diabetes awareness and education.