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.
On Universal Hub: 20 affordable condos approved on Dudley Street in Roxbury
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a non-profit’s plans for a four-story, 20-unit condo building at 75-81 Dudley St. at Guild Row in Nubian Square.
On Up To Boston: Boston Events Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month all across the United States, and many people have their own ways of celebrating. Maybe that means teaching your kids about black Americans who have changed our country or shopping at local black-owned businesses.