Mayor Walsh’s Love Your Block initiative presents first civic engagement ceremony, honoring 13 awardees

Celebrating the important contributions that residents and organizations make in their local community, Chief of Civic Engagement Jerome Smith along with Boston’s neighborhood liaisons and community members yesterday honored 13 awardees who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their community. Continue reading

District teams up with American Heart Association to teach high-school students lifesaving skills

The American Heart Association (AHA) today recognized the Boston Public Schools (BPS) for its implementing “Hands-Only CPR” curriculum for the district’s nearly 17,000 high school students during an event at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School where a physical-education class received a 30-minute training session in the lifesaving skills. Continue reading