New Mattapan Boys and Girls Club Teen Center Groundbreaking Ceremony!

From top left, clockwise: Youth from the Blue Hill Ave. Boys and Girls Club performed "It's a Wonderful World,"; Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz; Boys and Girls Club Boston CEO Josh Kraft; a great turnout; Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry; and Mayor Martin J. Walsh.

June Community Assembly: Fairmont Greenway in Mattapan: Let your voice be heard!

Mattapan United and the Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition invite you to join a community wide assembly this Thursday, June 5 at 5:30 pm at the Mattapan Library (1350 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan, MA). The topic is: Determining the Location of the Fairmount Greenway in Mattapan.  The Fairmount Greenway is a series of designated streets near the Fairmount Indigo line that will gain bike lanes and become green spaces to encourage more walking and biking.  The Mattapan section of the Greenway goes from Morton Street through Mattapan Square to Edgewater Drive.  > Read more

Mattapan's New Community Garden Needs Your Help

Mattapan's new community garden needs your help!  Learn more by clicking the following link: https://www.makearchitecturehappen.com/campaigns/woolson-street-urban-garden/

Knowledge is Power: Community Forum on Education

Our fantastic speakers at last night's Knowledge is Power: Community Forum on Education!

From left to right: City Councilor Charles Yancey, Union of Minority Neighborhoods' Barbara Fields, parent advocate Heshan Berents-Weeramuni, Boston Teachers' Union Director of Organizing Jessica Tang, and Renaissance Charter School Principal Roger Harris. Thanks so much to all speakers and to everyone who attended!

Community Forum on Education TONIGHT!

Come out tonight for a community forum on education.  Enjoy free dinner and stimulating discussion about the state of education in Mattapan.  We hope to see you there!

STRIVE for the Future Trainings for Young Adults

Knowledge is Power Community Forum on Education! Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to spread the word about next week's Community Forum on Education!  We will be flyering in Mattapan this Thursday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Interested in helping out?  Contact Volunteer Outreach and Technology Coordinator Eva Huston at eva.huston@bostonabcd.org or (617)298-2045x219.

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