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Drugs. Things are getting worse in Boston. — Alison Bell, Health Aide, Mattapan
Employment opportunities. There aren’t enough livable wage jobs so that folks from the community can continue to live in the community. — Davo Jefferson, Career Coach, Hyde Park
Homelessness and folks coming out of prison. There’s not enough shelter beds in the city. — Fernando Bossa, Family Advocate, Dorchester
I think our biggest challenge is the cost of housing and the fact that the city isn’t taking a stand against high rents. Students are taking over our housing. — Joao DePina, Small Business Owner, Roxbury
Keeping the working class families in the city. Everything is dedicated to luxury or low-income. The working class is being forced out of the city. — Miguel Chavez, Small Business Owner, Roxbury
Congestion and transportation. There are too many cars for a city this size. — Owen Toney, Community Activist, Roxbury
What do you think are the biggest challenges facing Boston?