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Definiendo el Poder de los Jóvenes con Arte y Educación

Definiendo el Poder de los Jóvenes con Arte y Educación

Es cierto que por lo general el porcentaje de desempleo ha disminuido en lo Estados Unidos, pero existe una parte de la población la cual sigue estando particularmente afectada. El porcentaje de jóvenes desempleados es significativamente más alto comparado con cualquier otra demografía. Según las estadísticas más recientes del Bureau of Labor Statistics, en el 2012 la media de jóvenes desempleados...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters: A Family Partnership

Big Brothers Big Sisters: A Family Partnership

Paul and Junior López are 9-year-old twin brothers. They both love to play basketball, explore new places, spend their free time doing a variety of activities, and as their mom, Merian López, says, “they like to talk very much.” They learn from their surroundings with the typical ease of children that age. Merian is a hard working mother who dedicates her life to provide for her boys. Her job leav...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters: una Asociación de Famila

Big Brothers Big Sisters: una Asociación de Famila

Paul y Junior Lopez son dos pequeños gemelos de 9 años. A ambos les encanta jugar baloncesto, conocer lugares nuevos, disfrutar de su tiempo libre con actividades variadas; y como cuenta su madre, Merian Lopez, “les gusta mucho hablar.” Aprenden de su entorno con la facilidad típica de los niños de esa edad. Merian trabaja a diario para poder darles todo lo que necesitan. Pero, esto la deja con me...

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Boston Should Pass the Community Preservation Act 

Boston Should Pass the Community Preservation Act 

A statement from our CEO: [caption id="attachment_4366" align="alignright" width="300"] Vanessa Calderó...

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Upcoming Bilingual Play with a Mission to Inspire your Family

Upcoming Bilingual Play with a Mission to Inspire your Family

Imparting our culture on to the next generation is a task in which we pride ourselves in. From traditions that span generations to the language we speak it is important that our children have the chance to experience it. With this same principle in mind was born a special theater company who has made it their mission to pass on our heritage through entertaining bilingual plays for the past 30 year...

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Próximamente: Teatro Bilingüe para Inspirar a su Familia

Próximamente: Teatro Bilingüe para Inspirar a su Familia

Impartir nuestra cultura a la siguiente generación es un cometido del cual siempre nos enorgullecemos. Desde tradiciones que se han pasado de generación en generación hasta el idioma que hablamos, es importante que nuestros hijos tengan la oportunidad de vivirlo. A raíz de este mismo principio nació una compañía de teatro muy especial, cuya misión ha sido transmitir nuestro patrimonio cultural a t...

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Family Fitness Tips for All Ages

Family Fitness Tips for All Ages

It is always important to remember that education begins at home; parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts and anyone under your household are the ones responsible for the first habits and knowledge of our children. And that knowledge also means cultivating healthy habits that will go with us throughout life. At IBA, we promote the general wellbeing of the community and strengthening families' heal...

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Community Success: Senior Resource Fair

Community Success: Senior Resource Fair

Last week, our community seniors had the chance to learn about all the assistance and benefits available to them during IBA’s resource fair held in partnership with Caregiver Homes. Caregiver Homes is a MassHealth program which provides support to family caregivers. A multitude of city organizations and priva...

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Celebrating 10 Years of One Hood Unity

Celebrating 10 Years of One Hood Unity

Friendly faces smile widely at the camera, as each teen holds up one finger — a symbol of One Hood unity. They pose for their family members and friends who are taking pictures to immortalize the moment and feeling. Young people from the Villa Park neighborhood joke with others from Cathedral. A Villa Victoria boy walks around and embraces one of his friends. However, this peaceful and joyful reu...

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Celebrando 10 Años de Paz con One Hood

Celebrando 10 Años de Paz con One Hood

Rostros sonrientes miran directamente a la cámara mientras cada adolescente levanta un dedo -- símbolo de unidad en One Hood. Están posando mientras amigos y familiares toman fotos para capturar el recuerdo. Niños del vecindario de Villa Park bromean con otros del vecindario de Cathedral, uno de Villa Victoria se encuentra con un amigo y se abrazan. Esta no siempre ha sido la realidad, diferentes...

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Playing Tango, as Far as Life Allows it: Pablo Ziegler

Playing Tango, as Far as Life Allows it: Pablo Ziegler

It is with great pleasure that IBA hosted this memorable concert, featuring two of the greatest maestros of tango: Pablo Ziegler accompanied by special guest Claudio Ragazzi. Ziegler comes from a classical background with an affinity for jazz which he learned from the father of Nuevo Tango himself, Astor Piazzolla. He is perceived as a continuation of this modern interpretation of the classic genr...

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Con el Tango hasta lo que la Vida me de - Pablo Ziegler

Con el Tango hasta lo que la Vida me de - Pablo Ziegler

Próximamente tendremos el placer de presentar en concierto a dos grandes maestros del tango: Pablo Ziegler acompañado por su invitado especial Claudio Ragazzi. Ziegler con su formación clásica y afinidad por el jazz, aprendió del padre del Nuevo Tango, Astor Piazzolla, y se ha convertido en la continuación de esta interpretación moderna del clásico género, añadiendo su propio estilo improvisado. ...

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La Ayuda y Beneficios que Necesitan Nuestros Residentes

La Ayuda y Beneficios que Necesitan Nuestros Residentes

Durante los últimos 50 años, IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, ha jugado un papel importante en lucha por la igualdad. Nosotros creemos firmemente que cada individuo merece una alta calidad de vida y es nuestra misión abogar por esos derechos. Es por ello que nuestro Programa de Servicios a los Residentes se dedica exclusivamente a asegurarse de que nuestra comunidad disfrute de los benefici...

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Giving Needed Assistance and Benefits to our Residents

Giving Needed Assistance and Benefits to our Residents

During the course of our 50 years, IBA- Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, has been at the forefront of the fight towards equality. We believe that every individual is deserving of a high quality of life and it is our mission to advocate for those rights. This is why our Resident Services program is devoted exclusively to ensuring that our community enjoys all the assistance and benefits available ...

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The Importance of the Arts in Early Childhood Development

The Importance of the Arts in Early Childhood Development

At IBA we recognize the important role and the benefits of the arts in the development of people, whether adults or youth, It's never too early to start or too late to take advantage of them. Art is a language that allows us to express and develop our ideas and emotions; artistic activities are full of processes that help us to grow and stimulate our creativity while nurturing the soul. When chil...

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