On Accesswire/Yahoo News: Cannabis Doctor, Nurse, Dispensary Owner and Commissioner to Discuss Marijuana at Boston Community Center
Three of the nation’s leading African American cannabis medicine practitioners and business leaders are coming to Boston to talk about marijuana in one of the city’s communities most disproportionately harmed by the War on Drugs.
On Hoodline: 5 ways to enjoy your week in Boston
From an African festival to a free movie night, there’s plenty to enjoy in Boston this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.
On Boston City TV: 2020 Census Roxbury Counts (promo)
Mayor Martin Walsh joins the Madison Park Development Corporation to promote the community’s effort to facilitate a fair and accurate census count in the neighborhood of Roxbury.
On WGBH: Longtime Leader Of Roxbury Nonprofit Announces Departure
Jeanne Pinado can barely drive a mile from her office near Roxbury’s Dudley Square without passing a building whose construction or renovation she has overseen during her two decades directing the Madison Park Development Corporation.”And that’s another building we own,” Pinado said, pointing to a 43-unit apartment building on a recent driving tour of the organization’s real estate. Pinado easily spouted details and dates behind several other developments, including the Tropical Foods supermarket on Melnea Cass Boulevard, the Smith House apartments for the elderly on Shawmut Avenue and the Daily Table grocery store on Washington Street. Each was built or modernized on her watch.