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May 27, 2022


MY JOURNEY
Amy Schectman HP
Throughout her career, Amy Schectman has worked to advance social justice, economic development, and housing, interests which have merged in her role as president and CEO of 2Life Communities, a Brighton-based nonprofit that provides housing for seniors where the market falls short. MORE






Tracye Whiitfield headshot
May 26, 2022 — The Coalition for an Equitable Economy (CEE) announced the hiring of Tracye Whitfield as its new Executive Director. In this new role, Whitfield will lead the coalition's efforts to ensure equitable access to capital for BIPOC small business owners across Massachusetts. MORE


May 25, 2022 — Massachusetts nonprofit organizations dedicated to stopping gun violence issued statements condemning the slaughter of 19 schoolchildren and two teachers Wednesday in Uvalde, Texas, and the lack of legislative action to help prevent mass shootings. MORE


Greater Lowell Community Foundation-HP
May 21, 2022 — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation in Lowell yesterday announced it granted $300,000 to 34 area nonprofits that provide services related to children, elders, health, and racial equity and inclusion. MORE


United South End Settlements-HP
May 17, 2022 — United South End Settlements, a nonprofit community advocacy and services organization that serves Boston’s South End and Lower Roxbury neighborhoods, this week announced it raised a record $450,000 at its recent annual gala, held in-person for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. MORE


Horizons for Homeless Children-HP
May 26, 2022 — Horizons for Homeless Children, a Boston nonprofit that provides early education and family support services, announced that its recent annual gala, held fully in person for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, raised $1,365,663, surpassing its goal and setting a record. MORE


Kim Janey HP
May 23, 2022 — Economic Mobility Pathways, a Boston nonprofit working to move people out of poverty through direct services and advocacy, today announced it named Kim Janey, former acting mayor of Boston, as its president and chief executive officer. MORE


EforAll-HP
May 20, 2022 – Entrepreneurship for All, a nonprofit based in Lowell with a mission to accelerate economic and social impact through inclusive entrepreneurship, this week announced the appointment of Karen “KJ” Johnson as chief operating officer and Lisa Archibald as regional director. MORE


Mike Dee HP
May 19, 2022 — The Pan-Mass Challenge, a Needham nonprofit that organizes the largest athletic fundraiser in the country, on Tuesday announced that 19-year PMC rider and longtime board member, Mike Dee, president of sports at Audacy, Inc., has been elected chairman of the organization’s board of directors. MORE


FROM PETER LOWY
May 24, 2022 — Peter Lowy, founder of Massnonprofit News and its companion Wednesday Report, today announced that George Donnelly, former editor of the Boston Business Journal, has acquired the publication and will be assuming all publishing and editorial responsibilities. MORE


NONPROFIT ROUNDUP
May 24, 2022 — Northeast Arc raises $700K at annual gala. United Way of Central Massachusetts leader honored. Cape Abilities appoints director of development. Funding available to address health inequities. MORE






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