Category Archives: Opportunities

From streets to skis: YES Kids Educating Boston YouthThrough Outdoor Recreation

By: Community Works Blogger Isabel Thottam


For some kids growing up in Boston, the idea of outdoor sports, skiing in the mountains, or kayaking down a river doesn’t cross their mind. Many inner-city kids don’t have access to transportation outside of city limits, so reaching the mountains in New Hampshire or taking bikes outside Boston are activities these youth populations may never experience.   Thanks to YES Kids, a non-profit organization located in Back Bay; youth are able to explore a wide range of outdoor activities that one can only dream of. Continue reading

DHCD’s Regulations Warrant a 51-A: Come March for Homeless Families!


 We hope that everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving! Now that we have all recovered from our festivities, it’s time to take action! Continue reading

Volunteer in Your Community!

OUTRAGE&ACTION- The Kip Tiernan Internship
Finally, an internship that provides the opportunity to gain an understanding of the many barriers confronting Boston’s poorest residents and a chance to advocate for change. 8 Month internship; stipend. To apply, send resume & cover letter. Please include how your work with PPUF would reflect Kip Tiernan’s legacy. Via e-mail