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Back to School: A Deep Dive into How Boston Public Schools is Using ESSER Funds to Support ESL Students

Turning feelings into art - part II

It was very important to be in a bilingual school

The Need for Boston to Beat the Heat

Turning feelings into art - part I

Yes, the Tito Puente Latin Music Series really does get better with every concert!

¡Que siga la fiesta, mi gente!

¡Que siga la fiesta, mi gente!

Let’s keep on dancing because “Esta fiesta no tiene fin!“ The Tito Puente Latin Music Series is underway, and we have four more concerts for you to enjoy! On July 21st at Lopresti Park, discover Alea’s high-energy alternative Latin sound, which will move you with messages...

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A Housing Market Out of Reach: The Challenging Path to Homeownership in Greater Boston

A Housing Market Out of Reach: The Challenging Path to Homeownership in Greater Boston

Millions of Americans dream of homeownership and the financial and housing stability it provides. However, the current economic climate and housing market have made purchasing a home nearly impossible for many families and reinforced existing racial wealth gaps in both Boston and across the country. Home prices in Greater Boston are drastically out of reach for most residents. Accor...

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This is Puro Sabor, hermanos!

This is Puro Sabor, hermanos!

Tito Puente Latin Music Series celebrates 15 years! In honor of Latin music icon Tito Puente, every summer, live Latin music comes to Boston parks. Come dance and enjoy our annual tradition on six diff...

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"El Hijo de la Salsa", todo un espectáculo.

"El Hijo de la Salsa", todo un espectáculo.

El Festival Betances se caracteriza no solo por su gran ambiente familiar y deliciosa comida, sino por su música en vivo. Desde hace más de 50 años ha sido y sigue siendo plataforma para nuevos talentos, y este año Frankie Ruiz Jr es parte del talentosísimo grupo de artistas que nos acompañarán el 16 de julio en Plaza Betanc...

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Música Jíbara: Orgullo de Puerto Rico

Música Jíbara: Orgullo de Puerto Rico

En menos de un mes, el Festival Betances vuelve a Villa Victoria. A pesar de haber mantenido el Festival en línea a causa de la crisis sanitaria, todos extrañamos el vernos, platicar, comer y sobre todo, bailar. Es por esto que ante tanta expectativa, nuestro lineup no podía quedarse atrás y decidimos traer a...

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Festival Betances 2022: De Puerto Rico para Boston

Festival Betances 2022: De Puerto Rico para Boston

A lo largo de los años, Festival Betances se ha encargado de reunir no solo a artistas de primer nivel, sino también orgullosamente boricuas. Este año no es la excepción y como parte del talentosísimo lineup con el que cuenta el Festival, tenemos a Juan R Nieves, talentoso cuatrista quien ya nos ha fascinado con su presencia en otros eventos, siendo el más reciente ...

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Pride Month: The Transgender Women of Color Who Paved the Way

Pride Month: The Transgender Women of Color Who Paved the Way

As we kickstart the month of June, we are also ushering in the month of Pride! Pride month is known to be a time of celebration for the lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, intersex, and ally (LGBTQIA+) community. While it is commonly associated now with festivals and parades, it wasn’t always that way. It is crucial to acknowledge the trailblazers, particularly the transgender women of color, tha...

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Festival Betances 2022: Escenario del talento boricua

Festival Betances 2022: Escenario del talento boricua

¡Ven a apoyar a los nuevos artistas de nuestra isla! ¡Ven a ser parte de estos momentos inolvidables que crean historia en el movimiento musical de Puerto Rico! Celebremos juntos el amor y orgullo que todos los puertorriqueños sentimos por nuestra hermosa isla. Por eso, y porque forman parte de las grandes promesas del horizonte musical de Puert...

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Moving toward greater equity

Moving toward greater equity

Since its founding in 1968, IBA has worked tirelessly to achieve equity within its affordable housing community. This undertaking continued throughout 2021, and thanks to the support of our amazing donors and community partners, IBA and its five community-centered programs – Preschool, Youth Development, Financial Empowerment, Resident Services, and Arts – successfully served over 1,200 residen...

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ERIC GARCÍA JOINS INQUILINOS BORICUAS EN ACCIÓN AS THE NEW PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

ERIC GARCÍA JOINS INQUILINOS BORICUAS EN ACCIÓN AS THE NEW PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

Experienced Nonprofit and Early Childhood administrator joins growing team at IBA Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) today announced the appointment of Eric García as Director of IBA Preschool. Eric touts more than 15 years of experience in stewarding family childcare center-based programs and extensive knowledge of early educat...

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