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The Council adopted a resolution recognizing the contribution of Human Services Workers in Boston and across the Commonwealth.

Hispanic and Latino Americans contribute significantly to the City of Boston.

This week, the legendary Margo Thunder joined the Council during their meeting, as Councilor Mejia held a special presentation to recognize her for over 40 years in the entertainment industry as a...

Councilor Lara recognized Darra Slagle and her work at Rose’s Bounty food pantry.

At the start of this week’s City Council meeting, Councilor Mejia recognized Black Joy Day and Thaddeus Miles, founder of the Black Joy Project.

National Purple Heart Day, observed on August 7 every year, commemorates the creation of the oldest American military decoration for military merit. It is a day when Americans remember and honor the...

Last month, unionized workers of the Starbucks store near Boston University located at 874 Commonwealth Avenue in Brookline went on strike, exercising their rights to engage in concerted activity...

August 7 - 13, 2022, marks the annual celebration of the National Community Health Center Week, honoring the extraordinary contributions our Community Health Centers provide to every community across...

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council passed a resolution affirming full abortion rights and reproductive equity in opposition to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. The Council...

The Somali republic was formed on July 1, 1960 as a unification of the Trust Territory of Italian Somaliland, and British Somaliland. The independence day of Somalia is a national holiday observed...

According to a 2020 survey, since the 9/11 attack, 83% of all US veterans, as well as men and women on active duty, have experienced some form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of...

In the United States, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death, killing over 100 people every day. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among US children and...

This week, the Council adopted a resolution recognizing July 5th as Dia Di Kabuverdianus Na Boston also known as "Boston Cabo Verdean's Day.” On July 5th, 1975, after years of struggle against...

After 15 years, Kerry Jordan, the Council’s TV Operations and Technology Manager will bang his gavel, ending his tenure with the Council.

This tragedy was the largest Line of Duty Death in the history of the Boston Fire Department.

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution with a unanimous vote to acknowledge, condemn and apologize for the role played by the City of Boston in the trans-Atlantic slave...

The Council adopted a resolution offered by Councilor Breadon, recognizing the month of June 2022 as “LGBTQIA+ Pride Month” in the City of Boston.

Fighting on behalf of her community is the only thing Gabriela “Gigi” Coletta has ever known.

Councilor Breadon opened this week’s Council meeting with a presentation and resolution supporting the naming of the Children’s Room in the Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library as “JaiJai’s...

Nurses represent the largest single component of the healthcare profession, with an estimated population of more than 4 million registered nurses in the country.

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo against Cuba and opening up of new travel and collaborative cultural, medical and academic...

Boston's municipal Emergency Medical Services (EMS), is one of three public safety agencies who respond to 9-1-1 calls in the City of Boston.

During this week’s Council meeting, Councilor Edwards said her goodbyes to her colleagues and the residents of Charlestown, North End, and East Boston. Councilor Edwards will continue her work on...

Boston, an area long inhabited by the Massachusett Tribe, was conceived and established in 1630 by the arriving English colonists as a Town.

During this week’s Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution, offered by Councilor Anderson Fernandes, to commence making Eid al-Fitr a holiday recognized by the City of Boston.

MBTA bus fares have increased by more that 200 percent since 1991, more than double the rate of inflation.

Starbucks workers in over 200 of 9,000 company-operated stores nationally, including here in Boston, have filed to unionize, demonstrating their desire to be represented by unions such as Starbucks...

Since the summer 2020 formation of Beacon B.L.O.C (Building Leaders of Color), led by a collective of Black staffers of the Massachusetts State House, legislative staff have organized necessary...

Women currently comprise nearly 20% of serving military personnel and 10% of the veteran population. However, many women veterans do not receive proper recognition for their services and face a host...

Aviation service workers of Boston Logan Airport, who are majority immigrant, Black, brown or female, performed essential work during the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore many workers were exposed to the...

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