Tag: city hall

  • Thousands gather at Boston City Hall against separating immigrant families

    Thousands gather at Boston City Hall against separating immigrant families

    All photos by author. An estimated 5,000 marchers gathered at City Hall Plaza just before noon last Saturday, June 30, to protest current immigration policies. The march was one of many hosted in several cities across the nation,  in part sparked by photos coming from a processing detention center in McAllen, Texas, as well as […]

  • Advocates push for city-funded housing voucher program

    Advocates push for city-funded housing voucher program

    The Boston City Council held a public hearing to explore the possibility of a city-funded housing voucher program. The hearing comes in the wake of diminished federal funding for housing assistance, and housing advocates have actively proposed a model similar to D.C.’s program. Specifically, advocates are pushing for the city to spend $5 million of […]