Terence Blanchard

May 29, 2015 bcic_admin 0

Berklee College of Music has named world-renowned trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and Blue Note recording artist Terence Blanchard as a visiting scholar in the Jazz Composition department beginning in the fall of 2015. Blanchard will also work in the Film Scoring and Brass departments, and for the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. …read more

Taking on foreclosure in Four Corners

May 14, 2015 bcic_admin 0

The Coalition for Occupied Homes in Foreclosure finalized the purchase of ten formerly foreclosed properties in the Four Corners neighborhood of Dorchester. The purchase is part of COHIF’s plan to acquire thirty occupied, foreclosed properties in the area to help families stay in their homes and prevent displacement. …read more

Lyndigo Spice

May 11, 2015 bcic_admin 0

Lyndigo Spice’s line of products are full of flavor with a spicy attitude! Offering small batch, locally made, all-natural, preservative free chutneys, relishes, fruit spreads and spice rubs. All products are in low sugar, low in sodium, fat free, vegan and packed with flavor from locally sourced ingredients with spices and herbs sourced from Fair Trade suppliers. It’s founder is Celeste Croxton. …read more

Walsh administration releases report on diversity in city’s workforce

April 22, 2015 bcic_admin 0

The Walsh administration’s first Workforce Profile Report contained few surprises. Released last week, the report underscored the challenges the city faces in maintaining a workforce that mirrors the city’s majority-minority population. While whites make up 46 percent of Boston’s population, they hold 58 percent of city jobs. Blacks, Latinos and Asians are underrepresented in the higher-paying jobs in city government. …read more

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