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Volunteer Day: BEST Mock Banquet

Volunteer Day: BEST Mock Banquet

The tables were set. The napkins folded into perfect snail-like spirals. The guests were seated, and the wine was poured. A sumptuous three-course meal was served. Well, the wine bottles were empty, and the food was one-dimensional and paper-thin. But for the 19...

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Fast Track to a Hospitality Career

Fast Track to a Hospitality Career

After graduating from West Roxbury High School in Boston, Mykelsy Charles began taking college classes while working to support herself and her mother. Mykelsy was determined to earn a degree but could only take a class or two each semester. After several years, the...

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The Art Connection

The Art Connection

This past fall, BEST opened the doors of its Dudley Square training site. The Art Connection granted BEST original artwork to create a warm, welcoming, professional environment for the neighborhood and to expose our job seeker clients to the professional atmosphere...

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Raising Our Voices 2016

Raising Our Voices 2016

Thrilled to attend the English for New Bostonians and English Works' event "Raising Our Voices 2016: Recognizing ESOL Leadership in Business and the Community" this past Monday and be able to recognize the contributions of Agents of Change to increasing ESOL access...

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Celebrating Our Partnership

Celebrating Our Partnership

On December 8, 2015 we celebrated the skills training graduates who are supported by an innovative partnership between the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development / Neighborhood Jobs Trust, CV Properties, Starwood's Element and Aloft, United Way, BEST, and UNITE HERE...

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Gov. Baker’s Urban Agenda

Gov. Baker’s Urban Agenda

On January 13, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the inaugural round of awards from the Commonwealth’s Urban Agenda Grant Program. Madison Park Development Corporation will partner with Boston Education, Skills & Training (BEST)...

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