News & Events

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Keith Mahoney
Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs
(617) 338-3929

Recent News

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New Healthy Vending Machine Unveiled at City Hall
Date: February 06, 2017
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and leading health advocacy organizations announced the launch of a pilot healthy vending initiative at City Hall.  As part of a campaign to increase access to healthy food and beverages, the American Heart Association is working with state and local governments to bring healthy vending machines to public properties.
Renowned public policy and housing expert joins Boston Foundation staff as Senior Fellow
Date: February 02, 2017
The Boston Foundation is pleased to announce that Barry Bluestone, founding Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, at Northeastern University, has joined the foundation as Senior Fellow.

Upcoming Events

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The Growing Challenge of Family Homelessness: Homeless Assistance for Families in Massachusetts Trends in Use FY2008-2016
Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor, Boston
The Boston Foundation will be releasing the first report analyzing family homelessness and homeless shelters using the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' internal data.  The report answers many basic questions about family homelessness and shelter usage.
IT Talent Strategies at Work: Active Solutions to Create a More Diverse and Work Ready Talent Pipeline for the IT/Tech Sector
Date: March 01, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue Boston, MA 02210
Please join us for the second of three forums focused on strategies to close the IT/Tech workforce gap in Greater Boston.