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Summer Jobs Students on the Bench at the SJC

The BBA Summer Jobs students continued their summer adventures with a stop at the Adams Courthouse for VIP tour and crash course on the history of the Massachusetts legal system. 113 more words

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BBA Summer Jobs Program Kicks Off

Monday morning marked the start of the 21st year of the BBA Summer Jobs Program with the annual Kickoff Event. This star-studded event, featuring Mayor Marty Walsh, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association President Doreen Rachal, and Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo (also a former BBA Summer Jobs student), celebrated the start of the program and pumped students up for their first day of work. 285 more words

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Summer Jobs Students Prepped for Success at Orientation

Last Thursday, 16 Beacon bustling with its usual activity. What set this particular Thursday apart was that it wasn’t lawyers packing the BBA’s conference rooms for networking and legal education events, but 64 Boston public high school students.  200 more words

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Marty Walsh Hates the Herald

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has always struck the hardreading staff as deep-down a Boston Herald kind of guy. But you can’t tell by looking at the local dailies today. 130 more words

Putting My Cards on the Table...

I edited my last post so you can consider this a followup to that.

So basically, I received a memo at work from BPS Headquarters stating I would continue on at my current position starting September 2, 2014. 1,679 more words


Not Enough Black Teachers In Boston Public Schools

Since the 1970s, Boston exam schools have hired teachers under the law that requires that 25% of the teachers are black; a generally good policy considering that the students of Boston public schools are 87% black or Latino. 82 more words

Employers Gear Up for Summer Jobs Students

With the start date of the BBA Summer Jobs Program fast approaching, the students’ supervisors from the various law firms and offices gathered at 16 Beacon yesterday morning to prep for a great summer. 219 more words

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