By Chris Triunfo and Casey Rochette In May 2018, a bill that would have required schools to teach sex ed failed in Massachusetts state legislature. The “Healthy Youth Act” would have required schools to follow a curriculum that’s medically accurate, […]
After years of campaigning, it took Jane Doe and a unique 2017 documentary to change the law. But will FOSTA end child sex trafficking?
By Jasmine Wu Millennium Place, a 256-unit luxury apartment complex, looms over the historic buildings of Chinatown. Condos in Millennium Place are priced between $700,000 and $3 million. According to city of Boston property records, 32 percent of unit owners […]
By Ava Sasani In the vibrant heart of Roxbury’s historic Dudley Square, residents aged three through 83 crowd into a small conference room every Tuesday night. Over plates of empanadas and pizza, the neighbors are banding together to fight for […]
By Jasmine Wu In 2015, Joyce Chen won the housing lottery. Out of nearly 4,500 applications, the Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC) awarded 95 affordable housing units in Chinatown. Chen knew that she was getting a rare opportunity. “There are not too […]
By Aneri Pattani This post was originally published by The Boston Globe on August 11, 2017. When a 29-year-old woman was murdered in 1974, Boston police recorded the homicide as a blunt trauma by ice chopper. The description paints a gruesome image. […]
East Boston, Nuestra Casa is a social journalism project that uses postcards to inform the Latino community in East Boston about the current housing crisis and the available resources to face it.
By Felippe Rodrigues There’s something to be said about the state of women’s hockey in America today: it’s never been better. Women now have their own paid professional league, the National Women’s Hockey League, or NWHL. After some controversy last […]