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The Lenny Zakim Fund Appoints Eric Esteves to Succeed Jude Goldman as Executive Director
Asylum, Refugee Status, & Deportation: Debunking Misinformation
Youth center leader builds on Roxbury roots
Attleboro’s best kept secret: On Common Ground
Black immigrants honored by Boston City Council
The Man Who’s Helping Defend Trans Issues at the Ballot in 2018.
$15K to grow gardening programs for schools, seniors
NeNe to give face time for Zakim Fund benefit
Como pressão de Trump sobre ‘cidades-santuário’ pode afetar brasileiros nos EUA?
The National Council and Families for Justice as Healing in Boston Join the Participatory Defense Network
Welcome to the Sajni Center. Lucy’s Love Bus opens healing space in Amesbury for kids with cancer
With one in four adult women experiencing threats or physical abuse from their intimate partners, Saheli makes a difference.
For low-wage workers, many obstacles to reporting sexual harassment
Events to Raise Awareness of Homicide Victim Survivors
Meet Charles C. Daniels Jr. and Samantha Fils-Daniels of Fathers’ Uplift in Roxbury
Plan calls for keeping primary guardians out of prison in nonviolent cases
Temp Agency Settles Overtime Case
Survivors Learn to Become Anti-trafficking Advocates
Zip Trip Lowell: Hometown Hero
‘Jiu-Jitsu Saved My Life’: Dorchester Gym Helps Youths With Struggles At Home
On deck: Summer baseball in Fields Corner
Changing Lives Lives One Small Step at a TimeLawyers Clearing House
Only 10, Billerica Boy Shows Power of Caring
How an Undocumented UMass Boston Student Started a Scholarship for Others
See What Makes Us Tick: UTEC Hosts Social Enterprise Showcase
Why Tina Chery Forgave the Man Who Killed her Son
Immigrant and Refugee Students Learn About their Rights
Undocumented Workers Demand Rights in a City Scarred by a Massive Raid
Massachusetts to Throw Out 12,000 Drug Convictions After State Chemist Tampers with Evidence
Bringing Classical Music to Underserved Boston Kids, One ‘Petting Zoo’ at a Time
Immigrants protest working conditions at Sid Wainer’s
Resilient Coders Making the Grade: Resilient Coders
Father’s Uplift: This Roxbury Nonprofit Wants Every Child to Grow Up with a Father
Boston Area Gleaners: Farmers Feed the Hungry through the Biblical Act of Gleaning
Families for Justice as Healing: Meet the Former Lawyer and Inmate Fighting for America’s Incarcerated Women
Employment Law Alert: Massachusetts Enacts “An Act to Establish Pay Equity” by Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
Events and Annual Appeals by Nadia Prescott
Fundraising 101 by Ellie Starr
Lenny Zakim Fund Self-Care Pt. 1: Strategies for “Keeping on Keeping on Keeping on” by Vision Inc.
Lenny Zakim Fund Self-Care Pt. 2: Strategies for “Keeping on Keeping on Keeping on” by Vision Inc.
Measuring, Evaluating, and Improving Nonprofit Effectiveness by Ellen Bass
Navigating Instituitional Philanthropy: How to Build Relationship with Funders by Nahir Torres and Jessica del Rosario
“Yes, you can raise money… But only if you know the right stuff by Simone P. Joyaux”
Criminal Justice Reform Right Now
Emergency Planning Guide for Parents with Uncertain Immigration Status, MA Office of Attorney General Maura Healy
Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies
“Inmate. Prisoner. Other. Discussed. What to call incarcerated people, Blair Hickman, The Marshall Project”
Speak Up! Responding to Everyday Bigotry by Southern Poverty Law Center