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BPRC: Boston Reparations Task Force Appointee Raises Troubling Questions

By BPRC | Jun 27
The Boston People's Reparations Commission has questioned the appointment of former Massachusetts House of Representative Byron Rushing to Boston Mayor Michele Wu's Boston Reparations Task Force.

City Councillors Request State of Emergency

Sep 7
Dear Boston Public Health Commission,

Domestic violence programs respond to the death of José Aponte

By Submitted by Casa Myrna, The Network/La Red, Jane Doe Inc. | Jan 12
The alleged domestic violence homicide of José Aponte, 43, in his Roxbury home on December 11, 2022,?underscores the need for broader education and awareness about intimate partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Where is Mayor Wu on the plan supported by 99,000 voters?

By Bostonians for an Elected School Committee | Apr 21
Bostonians for an Elected School Committee on April 11, 2022, called on Mayor Michelle Wu to join in restoring democratic control and accountability to the Boston Public Schools.

In support of flexibility, and more

By Eilakeisha Spencer, M.Ed | Dec 30
Between taking care of my child and running the Dorchester-based Boston Lesbigay Urban Foundation, which uplifts members of the LGBTQ+ community in Boston, it can be tough to pay the bills.

Support the Trees on Melnea Cass Boulevard: We Demand a Public Tree Hearing

Support the Trees on Melnea Cass Boulevard: We Demand a Public Tree Hearing

Aug 26
We write to support the request from the Conservation Law Foundation for a...

The 2020 Census: If you aren't counted, we don't count

The 2020 Census: If you aren't counted, we don't count

By Tim Wang and Sean Cahill | Oct 1
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Census will be in full swing. The information collected in this decennial event is used to determine political representation by revising local precinct maps and Congressional districts based on changes in population.

Guest Opinion

By Leemarie Mosca, President/Executive Director, Rosie's Place | May 29
Close the SNAP Gap

How We're Investing in the South End and Bay Village

By Mayor Marty Walsh | May 16
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When it comes to school discipline, evidence must inform policy, not the other way around

When it comes to school discipline, evidence must inform policy, not the other way around

By Jake Hofstetter | Apr 4
The administration's stance will almost certainly lead to greater harm to the most vulnerable students in America's schools.

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