Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 11

Asian Community Development Corporation (Jacquie L. Kay) records

 Collection
Identifier: M202
Overview The Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC) was founded in 1987 by Jacquie Kay, Tunney Lee, and other Asian American activists with the goal of addressing the affordable housing needs of the Boston Chinatown community. During Kay's 16 year tenure as Board Chair and President, the organization oversaw two affordable housing developments—Oak Terrace (1995), and The Metropolitan (2004), which together made over 330 units of housing available to the Chinatown community. The Metropolitan site...

Chinese Progressive Association records

 Collection
Identifier: M163
Overview The Chinese Progressive Association is a grassroots community organization founded in Boston's Chinatown in 1977 to advocate "for full equity and empowerment of the Chinese community in the Greater Boston area and beyond." The focus of the Association was to provide Chinatown residents a forum for their concerns and a way to communicate their vision for the community to officials of the City and Commonwealth. The Association aimed to provide support for workers and immigrants, particularly new...

Grants Management Associates records

 Collection
Identifier: M178
Overview Grants Management Associates was founded in 1982 by Newell Flather, Mary Phillips, and Ala Reid. It was renamed GMA Foundations in 2009 and provides consulting, administrative, and organizational support services to grant-making organizations in the Boston area. Among its clients is The Riley Foundation, which was established through a bequest from Mabel Louise Riley.In April 1984, Newell Flather of GMA and two of The Riley Foundation's trustees, Robert W. Holmes, Jr. and Andrew C....

Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) records

 Collection
Identifier: M188
Overview For 40 years from 1971-2011 the Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) was a prominent community based organization with regional offices in Boston, Lawrence, and Springfield, Massachusetts. HOPE offered a variety of educational and health and human services programs for the Latino community of Massachusetts in the areas of college readiness, health promotion, prevention education, technology training, and workforce and leadership development. Program highlights included an annual...

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción records

 Collection
Identifier: M111
Overview Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) is a community development corporation whose mission is to guarantee residents of the Villa Victoria community long term control over their housing by offering programs in community organizing and development, human services, and art and culture. Located in the South End of Boston, IBA began in 1967 as a grassroots movement against the Boston Redevelopment Authority's urban renewal plan. IBA incorporated in 1968 as the Emergency Tenant's Council of Parcel 19,...

La Alianza Hispana records

 Collection
Identifier: M055
Overview La Alianza Hispana was begun in 1968 by Ana Maria Rodríguez, teacher of English as a second language at the Winthrop Elementary School in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Noticing the impoverished conditions of her Latino students, Rodríguez, along with fellow teacher Betsy Tregar, started meeting at Denison House in Roxbury with Latino parents to begin addressing their needs. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Latino community of Boston became very active in the city's civic, social, and...

Persistent Poverty Project records

 Collection
Identifier: M127
Overview The Boston Foundation was created in 1915 as the Permanent Charity Fund by brothers Charles E. and Charles M. Rogerson to relieve hardship in Boston brought on by World War I. After the war, the Fund expanded its scope of activity to include community activism and involvement on a wider scale. In 1964, Albert Stone, Jr., left the Fund $20 million in his will, allowing the Fund to support special projects in Boston neighborhoods in addition to its other grant-making activities. In 1985, the...

Roxbury Multi-Service Center records

 Collection
Identifier: M109
Overview RMSC is a social service agency modeled after the 19th century settlement house where all client services were located under one roof. It began as a three-year demonstration project in 1964 to provide services to the Roxbury and North Dorchester neighborhoods of Boston. From its inception, the mission of RMSC has been to offer programs and services designed to empower the residents of Roxbury and North Dorchester to become economically and socially self-sufficient. RMSC was originally funded by...

The Women's Coffeehouse records

 Collection
Identifier: M120
Overview The Women's Coffeehouse began in October 1979 when a small group of women from the Women's Educational Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts met to discuss plans to open a Coffeehouse operated by and for women. They felt that women of all ages, nationalities, body types, economic status, and disabilities lacked a space to safely enjoy cultural activities together. The objective of the Women's Coffeehouse was to provide "an active, participative, grass roots environment" (The Women's Coffeehouse,...

Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts records

 Collection
Identifier: M139
Overview The Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, (a community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans and other people of color to enter into the economic and social main stream), began its work in 1917 when a group of citizens led by Eugene Kunkle Jones met to discuss ways to help the growing number of black migrants from the South and immigrants from the West Indies find housing and employment in Boston. Once established, it became an affiliate of the National Urban League and...

Filtered By

  • Subject: Community organization X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Names
Council of Administrators of Hispanic Agencies (Boston, Mass.) 2
Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (Boston, Mass.) 2
La Alianza Hispana (Boston, Mass.) 2
Merced, Nelson 2
Action for Boston Community Development 1
∨ more
Allen, Zuline Gray 1
Amaro, Hortensia 1950- 1
Anderson-Chase, Marilyn 1
Annie E. Casey Foundation 1
Arredondo, Patricia 1
Asian American Resource Workshop 1
Asian Community Development Corporation 1
Badillo, Richard 1
Bell, Vanessa 1
Benjamin, Joan Wallace, Dr. 1
Boston Community Building Curriculum 1
Boston Community Building Network 1
Boston Foundation's Persistent Poverty Project 1
Boston Housing Authority 1
Boston Redevelopment Authority 1
Boston Urban League 1
Bradley, Phil C. 1
Bread and Roses (Organization) 1
Carrera, Tamara 1
Carrington, Shirley 1
Chin, Neil 1
Chinese Progressive Association (Boston, Mass.) 1
Chinese Progressive Association Workers' Center (Boston, Mass.) 1
Citywide Educational Coalition 1
Community Coordinating Council 1
Community Planning and Action Programs 1
Cooper, Ed 1
Cortiella, David 1
Cuthbert, Gertrude 1
David, Geraldine 1
Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative 1
Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (Boston, Mass.) 1
Duran, Jose 1
Emergency Tenant's Council 1
Equal Opportunity Program 1
Flather, Newell 1
Folly, Richard 1
GMA Foundations 1
Gadson, Brenda 1
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs 1
Garcia, Clara 1
Garcia, Frieda 1
Garcia, Neftali 1
Gibson, Jim 1
Grants Management Associates 1
Hernandez, Haner 1
Hernandez, Jorge 1
Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation, Inc. 1
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción 1
Jones, Anna Faith 1
Jones, Hubert T. 1
Kahn, Charlotte 1
Kay, Jacquie L. 1
La Alianza Hispana 1
La Alianza Hispana (Boston, Mass.) -- Records and correspondence 1
Lovelace-Graham, Valerie 1
Madyun, Che 1
Mahoney, John 1
Martinez, Carlos 1
Massachusetts. Department of Public Health 1
Mauricio Gaston Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy 1
Medoff, Peter 1
Millett, Ricardo 1
Morton, Helen 1
National Community Building Network 1
National Council of La Raza 1
National Neighborhood Indicators Project 1
Newport, Gus 1
Nieves, Ruben 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Labor Market Studies 1
Perez Felix, Liana 1
Prado, Luis 1
Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Services (Boston, Mass.) 1
Puriefoy, Wendy 1
Rios, Nestor 1
Rockefeller Foundation 1
Rodriguez, Angeles 1
Rodriguez, Reyes 1
Rodriguez, William 1
Roxbury Multi-Service Center 1
Roxbury Multi-Service Center (Boston, Mass.) 1
Samuels, Milton 1
Spanish Alliance (Boston, Mass.) 1
Steese, Ellen 1
Swan, Dawn 1
Thal, Richard 1
The Boston Foundation 1
The Boston Foundation Persistent Poverty Project 1
The Chinatown Coalition (Boston, Mass.) 1
The Ford Foundation 1
The Riley Foundation 1
The Urban Institute 1
The Women's Coffeehouse 1
Timothy Smith Network (Roxbury, Mass.) 1
United States. Centers for Disease Control 1
∧ less