Author Archives: Alison Clark

Aaron Tanaka: Co-founder, Boston Worker’s Alliance

SCN: What is the Boston Worker’s Alliance? AT: It’s an organization based in Grove Hall in the Roxbury/Dorchester area. The BWA is a grassroots community organization lead by underemployed and unemployed workers, and people with barriers to their employment. The co-founder is city councilor Chuck Turner and the District 7 Advisory Board, which are veteran

In Cambridge, the Homeless Help the Homeless: A Surprisingly Effective Solution

Alison Clark You might think, after all these years of trying to end homelessness, that every possible solution has been tried. Shelters, soup kitchens, and social workers are prolific around the country and yet the homeless population continues to grow. A Cambridge non-profit realized that addressing the symptoms of homelessness will not prevent it, and