Influx Prompts Off-Campus Enforcement
Video. As college
students settle down for a new school year in Boston, city
inspectors log violations in off-campus housing. Report aired
Fair Celebrates Family Value of Reading
Video. The 27th
Annual Charles C. Yancey Book Fair celebrates the importance of
parents and children reading at home, and having books of one's
own. Report aired September 2.
in Brighton Celebrates Life of Dawnn Jaffier
thousand people gather at a park in Brighton to celebrate the
life of Dawnn Jaffier, the teacher who was killed in a shooting
August 23. Report Aired August 29.
Teens Celebrate Summer Job Gains
Video. Teens in
Mattapan celebrate their gains from experience in the
SummerWorks program run by the anti-poverty agency ABCD. Report
aired August 15.
in Dorchester Create Series of Self-Portraits
Video. Teens in
Dorchester create life-sized self-portraits for public display
in a project organized by Viet-AID and Boston Centers for Youth
& Families. Report aired August 14.
James Clyburn Discusses Memoir
Video. US Rep.
James Clyburn of South Carolina, the third highest ranking
Democrat in the US House, talks about his memoir on a life in
the civil rights movement and politics. Interview aired August
Race to Fill Backpacks for 40,000 Students
Video. The city
and the Salvation Army get help from the TD Garden with putting
school supplies into backpacks for more than 4,000 students from
needy families. Report aired August 12.
Celebrates Mansion Restoration
housewarming takes place in Roxbury for the Alvah Kittredge
mansion, a long-dilapidated Greek Revival building restored by
Historic Boston, Inc. Report aired August 12.
Street Closed for Work on New Bridge
Video. A section
of Morton Street in Mattapan/Dorchester is closing for ten days
to all for replacement of a bridge over rail tracks. Report
aired August 8.
Ready Backpacks for Students
Video. Hundreds of
volunteers organized by Cradles to Crayons fill backpacks to
help thousands of students from low-income families get the new
school year off to a better start. Report aired August 8.
Speak Out for Airport Service Workers
Video. State and
city officials voice support for organizing drive by contract
employees at Logan Airport to improve pay, benefits and working
conditions. Report and interview aired August 7.
Farming Ventures Attempted in Boston
Video. With help
from City Growers and the Urban Farming Institute, vacant lots
in Boston are used as a local food source and boost for healthy
nutrition. Report by Peter Zampa. Aired August 6.
Pushes for Action on Unsolved Murders
Video. The Women
Survivors of Homicide Movement Calls for action on Boston's
higher-than-average rate of unsolved murders over the last ten
years. Report aired August 1.
Try to Mobilize More Voters in Roxbury
leaders in a campaign backed by community-based non-profit and
advocacy groups, try to mobilize and motivate voters in Roxbury.
Report aired July 30.