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Three Federal Actions that will Protect Tenants’ Rights

Stained glass art and mosaic creations keep our residents engaged.

What should the next Mayor of Boston focus on when it comes to affordable housing?

INQUILINOS BORICUAS EN ACCIÓN SELECTS STUDIO ENÉE AND ANN BEHA ARCHITECTS TO DESIGN NEW MULTIPURPOSE COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER AT 85 WEST NEWTON

Family: an irrefutable influence.

Family: an irrefutable influence.

Our Youth Development Program fosters socio-emotional, intellectual, and artistic growth in young people as it provides academic support, job readiness, arts education, leadership training, civic engagement, and advocacy opportunities. The talent these young people have is unlimited and their commitment to embracing who they want to become unparalleled. Below, we sha...

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IBA COO Mayra I. Negrón-Roche Appointed to BIDFA Board of Directors

IBA COO Mayra I. Negrón-Roche Appointed to BIDFA Board of Directors

As a nonprofit organization and dynamic community development corporation, IBA is committed to serving its neighbors in whatever way it can. This includes sharing the expertise of its staff with other Boston-based organizations that support IBA’s mission to increase social and economic mobility across the city. It is with this in mind that IBA proudly announces the appointment by Acting Mayor K...

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UNA INICIATIVA DE EDUCACIÓN PREESCOLAR GRATUITA EN BOSTON

UNA INICIATIVA DE EDUCACIÓN PREESCOLAR GRATUITA EN BOSTON

Ahora los padres de niños en edad preescolar pueden aprovechar el excelente programa bilingüe de IBA por $0, ¡totalmente GRATIS! El Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program (UPK) de Boston es una iniciativa de toda la ciudad en colaboración con los centros comunitarios de aprendizaje infantil, como el “Preescolar de IBA” y las Escuelas Públicas de Boston. El programa of...

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Affordable Housing 101: The Top 4 Terms You Should Know

Affordable Housing 101: The Top 4 Terms You Should Know

In recent years, public officials have worked to address Greater Boston’s affordable housing crisis through policies that bolster the affordable housing market and create new opportunities for low-income households. These policies have helped make safe and secure housing accessible to more Greater Boston residents, but the work is not over. The first step to creating a more equitable housing sy...

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SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF OTHERS

SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF OTHERS

Providing financial security to the residents of Villa Victoria is one of the goals of the Financial Empowerment Program, which supports low-income families with the tools and knowledge they need to manage their finances, understand their credit and generate savings. Thanks to our new Financial Empowerment Coordinator, Nathaniel Arias, we will be able to contin...

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IMPROVING YOUR CREDIT SCORE

IMPROVING YOUR CREDIT SCORE

“Good/Bad Credit” is something a lot of people struggle with and our FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT Program offers 1:1 assessments to help our residents better understand and improve their credit score. Read along and see how we’ve been able to change the way Joshua and Sarah, among others, manage their finances today.JoshuaJosh...

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"PARTICIPAR EN MESA DE ARTISTAS FUE UNA INVITACIÓN IRRESISTIBLE"

"PARTICIPAR EN MESA DE ARTISTAS FUE UNA INVITACIÓN IRRESISTIBLE"

El 8 de abril, llevaremos a cabo un concierto virtual inolvidable de cuatro boricuas donde la poesía se convierte en música. Mesa de Artistas: A Collection of Intimate Performances. Andrea Cruz, compositora y cantautora independiente de “indie-folk” es una de los cuatro artistas que nos acompañarán. Bajo su proyecto musical “Amapola” ha logrado colaborar con artista...

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Statement on Recent Events

Statement on Recent Events

Our hearts are heavy for the families and communities reeling from the recent murders of eight people in Atlanta and the increase in hate and violence that Asian and Pacific Islander individuals are facing around the country. Racism, xenophobia, and gender-based hatred and violence must be stopped. More than 50 years ago, IBA’s founders came together to fight bac...

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Community Organizations’ Role in the Equitable Facilitation of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Community Organizations’ Role in the Equitable Facilitation of COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 has shed light on and expanded many longstanding disparities in our society, as low-income individuals and communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by the virus. As public health officials work to priori...

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85 West Newton Construction Update

85 West Newton Construction Update

In 2021, major progress is being made on construction at 85 West Newton Street, the future home of IBA’s new multipurpose community arts center. Read on to learn more. What progress is being made at 85 West Newton Street? Removal of the old Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, to make way for a functional and safe community center, has been completed. ...

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