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New England Patriots players announce $450,000 in grants to benefit five local social justice organizations

November 18, 2019

The New England Patriots players announced that their Social Justice Fund has selected five local organizations as the beneficiaries of $450,000 in grants for the work they…

FROM: The New England Patriots

Strengthening Human Services Through Social Capitol

November 4, 2019

ASPE has contracted with Research Triangle Institute and the University of North Carolina School of Government for this project, which seeks to understand how local, state…

FROM: Office of the Assitant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Roca and Dorchester Brewing Co. helping young men of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan leave the streets and go to work

September 12, 2019

A few years ago, Denzel Florvil found himself fresh off a stint in prison and full of uncertainty about his future. He had no car…

FROM: Boston Business Journal

Gun Violence Prevention Funding Grant

August 7, 2019

Two Springfield community organizations are each receiving $800,000 to reduce gun violence among teens and young adults…

FROM: Connecting Point

Inaction on age-hike crime bill leaves young people at risk

August 7, 2019

There is one big risk with the proposed legislation to raise the age at which suspected criminal offenders are typically prosecuted as adults: not passing it fast enough…

FROM: The Boston Globe

Democrats are skipping out on the most important gun fight of all

August 7, 2019

In the Democratic primary campaign for president, candidates are going bigger and bolder on guns than ever before. Senator Elizabeth Warren has called for a…

FROM: The Boston Globe

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