Eastern Bank announces $300K community investment tax credit donation

Boston, MA – Thanks to the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC), Eastern Bank is awarding $300,000 in grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) across Massachusetts participating in the program.  This donation is the largest to the field in the bank’s history and builds upon a long legacy of supporting CDCs in Massachusetts. “Eastern Bank’s donation to our field is significant,” noted Joseph Kriesberg, MACDC’s President.  “Thanks to this support, CDCs will improve neighborhoods and communities as more homes will be built, more jobs will be secured and more families will be stabilized.” Thanks to the CITC program, CDCs are hiring … Continue reading

City of Boston will host event to offer free legal service to communities affected by U.S. Supreme court ruling on DAPA and expanded DACA

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. (Image courtesy of the City of Boston.) 波士頓市長華殊。(圖片波士頓市政府提供。)

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced a free immigration legal consultation event will be held on July 23, 2016 at Madison Park High School in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the preliminary injunction that continues to prevent the implementation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive actions on immigration, announced in November 2014. Continue reading