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Greater Boston’s community foundation. We are a partner in philanthropy, a major grant funder, think tank, convener and civic leader.
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Boston Foundation 19h
Two problems - both important - that defy a single policy solution, but are both addressable with the right packages of ideas.
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Pavel Payano Nov 17
Had a great discussion this week at about the state of our democracy and we should be doing to make sure that it is responsive to the needs of all its citizens. Read MassForwards latest report:
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Boston Foundation 22h
A photo worth clicking on to see in all its glory. It's definitely not the way City Hall appeared last time you went to get your resident parking permit.
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Congratulations to Boston's Poet Laureate and Fellow! | Porsha Olayiwola Releases First Poetry Collection, 'I Shimmer Sometimes, Too' | The ARTery
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Boston Foundation Nov 16
Not saying you'll need this at some point in the next few months. But you might need this. | Winter in Boston
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Boston Foundation Nov 15
Pleased to see this launch from grantee Charan Devereaux. She is curating a fascinating multi-modal series looking at the intersection of faith and art, and community in Somerville. | Faith in a City: Exploring Religion in Somerville
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Boston Foundation Nov 15
ICYMI: This week we hosted the release of a and report on what can be done to make Mass. elections more competitive and create a system that reflects the diversity of the electorate. Read
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Zeninjor Enwemeka Nov 15
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Still, the message from voters is clear: They say action is "urgently needed" to improve transportation in the state and they want new revenue for that, according to the new MassINC poll.
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Boston Foundation Nov 15
The new Transportation Table (T3) report lays out ideas for on transit. It takes more than money, and there are more options than a gas tax. | Poll: Mass. Voters Support Fees, Tolls To Raise Money To Fix Transportation
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Boston Foundation Nov 15
"I am concerned, I am well-informed, and I live in a community that gives me access to public transit. But I end up driving my car to work almost every day." says . | The personal side of getting transportation on the table - TBF
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Boston Foundation Nov 15
In sum: New study finds that investing in a 2-year degree has a minimum $750,000 benefit over your career. 4-year degree? $1m or more. | Investing in a college degree? These four Mass. schools offer the biggest payoff - The Boston Globe
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GrubStreet Nov 12
You wrote an essay, now what? Editing and pitching can wear a writer down, but they don't have to. In this course with , discuss revision and develop a thorough "pitch plan" for the final product.
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Boston ABCD Nov 14
Join us for the ABCD Career and Resource Fair on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 714 Parker Street, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Learn about available Head Start positions, Early Childhood training programs, career advancement and more! REGISTER HERE -
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City of Boston Arts Nov 13
If you're a Boston poet ages 13-18, apply to be the 's first-ever Youth Poet Laureate by 11/25! You'll be mentored by , receive $500/year, get a space at , and publish your own book of poetry.
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EngNewBostonians-EW Nov 14
: the is releasing a report on the of classes for limited English speaking residents in Greater Boston. You must be there! Tue, Dec. 3rd at 8:30AM. Register here:
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Eos Foundation Nov 14
"Once a student leaves , the odds of them returning are very low. As a result of , many students forfeit their ability to earn a higher wage in the future, and their likelihood of breaking the cycle of without a college degree," said .
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CommonWealth Kitchen Nov 14
😀Thrilled to be one of the social justice organizations to receive a grant from the ! Congrats to the other grantees: and We Belong.
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Ted McEnroe Nov 14
I could read Kate Gilbert's vision and plans for Boston as a public art city all day. | 's Kate Gilbert Talks Public Art in Boston via
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DGC (DiCicco, Gulman & Co. LLP) Nov 13
Congratulations to Richelle Maguire! She is now a Professional Advisors Network Member. This network is for professionals who want to develop a deeper understanding of the role philanthropy can play in an advisor’s practice.
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TPI Nov 13
Advisors: as we near the end of 2019, check out our post on three powerful insights from our 2018 U.S. Trust Study of the Conversation.
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