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In The Boston Scope: Voter Education: It Starts Local — Madison Park Development Corporation

On October 24th, 2022, Boston Scope sat down with MPDC’s Civic Engagement Coordinator, Allison Anderson, to discuss the importance of voter education, specifically in the Roxbury community, as Election Day approaches — Click for read more details.


In The Dorchester Reporter: Center lane plan for Mattapan draws flak from top state Senate candidates

The four major candidates sounded off on the $60 million project at a forum on July 20 at Roxbury’s Hibernian Hall sponsored by the Communities of Color coalition. While much in the Blue Hill Avenue plan is up for debate, city transportation officials have indicated in community meetings that the center-lane bus proposal is likely a non-negotiable part of the planning.


In The Bay State Banner: Janey delivers farewell address

At Hibernian Hall in Roxbury Wednesday night, acting Mayor Kim Janey closed out her historic tenure as Boston’s 55th mayor and as the first woman and person of color to lead the city.


In the Boston Globe: Read the full text of Kim Janey’s farewell speech as acting mayor

Acting Mayor Kim Janey gave a farewell address at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury on Wednesday to city officials and community members in an event that included a performance by local artists and video highlighting her mayoralty’s accomplishments. Janey, the acting mayor of Boston since Martin J. Walsh became US transportation secretary in March, will be succeeded by Mayor-elect Michelle Wu, who will be sworn in as the city’s leader on Nov. 16.