Isaiah Bienaime
My Summer
in the City
Grants supporting two dozen
organizations that are providing
summer opportunities for young
people in Greater Boston
Grants target access to jobs for young people
to gain work experience and develop real skills
My Summer in the City
The Grants Issue
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emergency grants,
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Latino Report 6.7.17
Why the Latino Community
Is Critical to Our Shared Future

A Special Report from Boston Indicators
and the BPDA in support of the Latino Legacy Fund

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Forging active partnerships to help
close the income inequality gap.
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Hate has no home here

The Boston Foundation condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack on counterprotesters at the recent white supremacist event in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Freedom of speech is to be cherished - but there is no moral place in our society for speech that advocates hate driven by race, gender, sexual orientation or any other trait of people in our diverse, multicultural society. And there is no place for violence driven by that hate.  Boston is not and has not been immune to hateful messages. But we are committed and convinced that in this battle between love and hate, love will win - and we will continue to do everything we can as an organization to ensure that outcome.

Any groups that cloak their violent, hateful agenda under the right to peaceably assemble are not welcome in our community.

Hate has no home here.

The Boston Foundation is...