The mission of the Children's Law Center of Massachusetts is to provide legal representation to children with complex, multiple legal problems; provide training to advocates; provide resource and referral information on child welfare and juvenile justice issues; and to assist in developing child welfare policies,with a special emphasis on access to equal opportunity for low-income youth and families.
The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots community organization which works for full equality and empowerment of the Chinese community in the Greater Boston area and beyond. Our activities seek to raise the living and working standards of Chinese Americans and to involve ordinary community members in making decisions that affect our lives. We emphasize and provide education to develop both skills and awareness towards the goal of empowerment.
City Life/Vida Urbana is a grassroots community organization, based in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. We are committed to fighting for racial, social, and economic justice by building working-class power through direct action, coalition building, education, and advocacy. We are building a democratically-run organization that is multiracial, multicultural, bilingual (Spanish-English), and welcoming sexual diversity. Leadership development and empowerment throughout the organization are our priority, with a special emphasis on our youth, women, Latino, and working-class members. read more »
Community Work Sevices' mission is to promote independence through employment for persons challenged by physical, emotional, mental, developmental, social or economic problems by providing quality vocational services that restore and enhance dignity, respect, esteem and skills.
Disability Law Center provides legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts.
East End House is a not-for-profit multi-service community center and social service agency with an ongoing commitment to a diverse population, providing programs and services to strengthen family and community.
Elizabeth Peabody House's mission is to uphold the principles of responsiveness, innovation, and vision exemplified by Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and to continue to serve people of all ages and all ethnic and racial backgrounds, focusing on the needs of the whole family. EPH helps individuals and families help themselves.
Boston's first settlement house, Ellis Memorial has been caring for children, disabled adults, elders, and families who live and work in the South End and adjacent neighborhoods since 1885. They offer high quality educational, social, and health support services to individuals and families in need within a safe, nurturing, diverse environment.
The mission of Family Service is to promote the self-sufficiency and well-being of at-risk families and individuals through the provision of innovative, culturally competent, and integrated health and social services, thereby contributing to healthy communities. Family Service of Greater Boston is committed to prevention, respect for individual rights to self-determination, measurement of outcomes, and continual service improvement.