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On The Scope: Boston: A summer heatwave could hurt Boston neighborhoods already suffering from COVID-19

As summer approaches and the social distancing measures necessitated by COVID-19 continue, Bostonians who lack consistent access to air conditioning in their homes face additional challenges and health risks.


In the BJC Bulletin from the Boston Jobs Coalition: BJC & MPDC distribute food to local residents

BJC & MPDC distribute food to local residents during COVID-19.


On BNN News: Making the Count and Serving Needs in Roxbury

Eva Ackerman, Fellow with the Madison Park Development Corporation, talks about efforts to reverse a history of undercounting on the US Census in Roxbury while helping families meet other needs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Interview for BNN News. Aired April 1, 2020.


IN SAMPAN: Mayor Walsh announces largest-ever affordable housing funding awards

Building on his commitment to create and preserve affordable housing in Boston, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced $69.2 million in new and recommended funding from the Department of Neighborhood Development, the Neighborhood Housing Trust, and the Community Preservation Fund to create and preserve 1,097 units of housing in Brighton, Chinatown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Roslindale, Roxbury and West Roxbury.