Winter Emergency CampaignPlay on the Parquet at Hoop Dreams | December 4, 2014

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November 13, 2014
November 13, 2014

by O'Ryan Johnson, Richard Weir

"Action for Boston Community Development — an anti-poverty organization — is taking a not-in-my-backyard approach to the proposed downtown location for a medical marijuana dispensary."  read more. 

November 10, 2014

by Adrian Walker - The Boston Globe

"It was shortly before show time Friday night, and Danny Glover seemed just a bit winded.

The veteran actor and activist had flown to Boston from Mexico, where he is shooting his 164th movie. He’d come to town to appear at an annual benefit for Action for Boston Community Development..." read more. 

November 09, 2014

by Erica Corsano - The Boston Herald 

"A stellar evening was as easy as ABCD as A-listers Danny Glover and Jimmy Fallon band The Roots helped celebrate the Action." read more. 

November 09, 2014

by Jane Mulkerrins - The Telegraph

"As well as an education, a pioneering school in Boston offers its students a way out of addiction." read more. 

November 07, 2014

by Justin Barrasso  -The Boston Herald

After his team posted only 71 wins in 2014, Red Sox president and CEO Larry 
Lucchino enters the offseason with one objective: bringing a championship back to Boston. read more. 

October 31, 2014

" Politicians and regular citizens shared their thoughts on the city's longest-serving mayor. " read more.

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