26 May 2020
East Boston has been one of the areas hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic with the second-highest rate of infection in the city, according to health officials. Several non-profit groups like Mutual Aid Eastie, are now stepping up to help residents deal with things like food insecurity.
10 September 2019
“I can’t blame students for taking advantage of the opportunity to find housing that’s less expensive off campus,” Estrella-Luna said. “They don’t know that what they’re doing is actually having this other negative effect. That’s happening because the city created and made decisions 20 years ago, and then kept making those decisions in the last 10 years, that now we have to suffer.”
29 August 2019
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights congratulates the following individuals on their appointments as members of our state Advisory Committees.
23 May 2019
Ten Salem State University faculty members will present at the university's second TEDx event. TEDxSalemStateUniversity will be held on Sunday, September 22, from 1 to 4 pm in the Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts. The event's theme is "Mindfulness and Transformation."
21 March 2018
The good folks at Neighbors United for a Better East Boston (NUBE)—Dr. Neenah Estrella-Luna, Christian Morales, & Gloribell Mota–join What’s Up Eastie today to talk through some of these concepts, and the ways NUBE works to achieve them through welcoming neighbors, fighting for justice, and striving for abundance within the community. Listen and learn what community building and engagement can do and has historically done to better our futures together.