Harvard University sophomore Robert Jomar Malate finds it difficult to identify as an American, though he carries a U.S. passport.
Since 1979, Mujeres Unidas Avanzando went from a nonprofit founded in a church basement to helping low-income Latina women and girls throughout the Greater Boston area.
By Alyssa Lukpat, Ava Sasani and Joshua Stair On a recent Saturday, 12-year old Lily Castello ran up the stairs to the computer lab in Northeastern University’s computer science building. Castello, a middle-school student from Roslindale, was ready and eager […]
loria Colon always knew where her roots originated. She was a First Nation, from the Elsipogtog reservation in Canada’s New Brunswick province. But after spending her childhood in Boston’s foster care system, she wasn’t sure how to connect to a part of her history she didn’t know much about.
Photo by Joshua Qualls By Ysabelle Kempe An unforgiving gust of wind washed over the Grove Hall Senior Center, a simple brick building on a quiet street that runs along the border of Dorchester and Roxbury. Ayana Green, 23, one […]
The Dorchester Community Food Co-op was officially started in 2012 by a group of Dorchester residents who wanted better access to healthy food. The co-op already has more than 700 members, without having opened a store yet.
By Riley Robinson One of Mara Zellman’s favorite drinks is an affogato: a scoop of vanilla ice cream sunk in espresso, served at one of Boston’s North End coffee shops. She sips it outdoors and barefoot, auburn hair tied in […]
By Zach Ben-Amots Video by Will Bryan, Danae Bucci and Sophia Fox-Sowell Founded in 1966, the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, or METCO, is the longest-running voluntary desegregation program in the country. After its founding, METCO helped integrate some suburban schools. […]
Sitting around a table with four peers in the basement of an old church in Brookline, Emily Dong tried to answer discussion questions related to the Bible.
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. But it rarely looks that way. “I was never handcuffed to a radiator. I was never handcuffed to anything. It was more a mental and emotional bound,” said Jasmine Grace. Grace is a survivor of human […]