Entries by deborah


The Black Economic Council of Massachusetts is a nonprofit organization that aims to advance the economic well-being of Black businesses, organizations that serve the Black community and Black residents of the state. BECMA organizes the Mass Black Expo, an annual event for Black businesses and supporters. In 2020, they played a key role in organizing […]

Amplify Latinx

Amplify Latinx is a non-partisan, collaborative movement whose mission is to build Latinx economic and political power by significantly increasing Latinx civic engagement, economic opportunity and representation in leadership positions across sectors. As one of the largest Latinx networks in Greater Boston, their goal is to serve as a leading voice and advocate for our […]

BII Businesses You Should Buy From

Holiday season is nearly upon us. Here’s how you can support local businesses and give your loved ones something delicious or delightful to pull them out of the pandemic blues. 50 Kitchen is an American Southern fusion restaurant in Fields Corner, Dorchester. With tasty menu items like Shrimp & Grits, Smoked Brisket Bahn Mi, and […]

Henry Noël Jr Joins BII as Investment Director

Henry Noël Jr describes himself as a passionate champion of rigorous investment analysis coupled with purposeful attention to measurable, social and environmental impact. He has over 20 years of experience evaluating investment opportunities, structuring securities, raising capital and financing business growth. As a manager with experience in investment management and strategic corporate consultancy, Henry brings […]

Somerville Community Corporation Receives Second Bridge Loan for Affordable Housing Project

Founded in 1969 as a service center to assist low-income Somerville residents, the Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) has served as a community organizing hub and service provider for over fifty years. A membership-based organization rooted in the Somerville community, the SCC established Somerville’s first soup kitchen and has led numerous successful campaigns to improve access […]

BII Seeks Marketing Intern for Fall

Boston Impact Initiative is looking for a Marketing Intern for 8 to 10 hours per week during Fall Semester to write content for our website and social media channels and help with virtual event planning. This is a remote and unpaid internship, but we can provide support needed to get school credit and/or funding. Email […]