IBA looks back at 50 years of community achievements

Originally published on Nov. 29, 2017 in the Bay State Banner.  By Karen Morales For the past half-century, the community development corporation Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción has helped the Puerto Rican and Latino communities persevere and thrive in the South End. August 28, 2018 will mark IBA’s 50th year of working towards displacement prevention, anti-gentrification,… Read More IBA looks back at 50 years of community achievements

Boston Public School Teachers Rally to Support DACA

Published in the Bay State Banner, August 24, 2017 Photo by Karen Morales It has been five years since President Obama signed an executive order protecting those who were brought into this country as a minor from deportation. Under the DACA policy, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, undocumented youth have been able to thrive… Read More Boston Public School Teachers Rally to Support DACA

Mayor leads city forum on racism

Published in the Bay State Banner, November 22, 2016 Photo provided by Mayor’s Office The Cutler Majestic Theatre was at full capacity on Saturday morning with students, educators, elected officials, community organizers and other Boston residents who were ready to have a difficult but necessary talk. Mayor Martin Walsh, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation’s… Read More Mayor leads city forum on racism

Elizabeth Warren Rallies with Thousands of Union Workers

Published in the Bay State Banner, September 15, 2016 Photo by Karen Morales (at-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley pictured) “As I look out to all of you, I am reminded of what my parents fought for. They fought for dignity and family,” said Roxana Rivera, vice president of SEIU 32BJ, last Saturday to a crowd… Read More Elizabeth Warren Rallies with Thousands of Union Workers