Non-profit Organizations

Blackstone Community Center

Blackstone Community Center serves the South End and Lower Roxbury neighborhoods. The mission of Blackstone is to enhance the quality of life for Boston’s residents by supporting children, youth, and families through a wide range of programs and services....
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Castle Square Tenants Organization

The mission of the Castle Square Tenants Organization is to preserve Castle Square Apartments as affordable housing for low- and moderate-income residents into perpetuity and provide comprehensive community and social supports for residents of Castle Square Apartments and the surrounding community.

CSTO was founded in 1987 and plays two important roles in...

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Community Music Center of Boston

Community Music Center of Boston has been a cornerstone of music education in the South End for 104 years.  With programming, lessons and classes for babies through seniors, the Music Center has been a pioneer in providing music education to all ages, levels and abilities, transforming lives citywide. COMMUNITY THROUGH MUSIC Lessons ~ Workshops ~ Ensembles ~...
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Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion

In 1968, a group of predominately Puerto Rican community activists stared down Boston’s urban renewal bulldozers and organized to gain control over the development of their neighborhood. Forming IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, these activists developed Villa Victoria, in the South End, a community accomplishment that is considered to be a seminal moment in...
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More Than Words

More Than Words (MTW) is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers youth who are in the foster care system, court involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. More Than Words believes that when system-involved youth are challenged with authentic and increasing responsibilities in a business...
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South End Community Health Center

Our Mission

The South End Community Health Center is a board governed non-profit, comprehensive health care organization for all residents of the South End and the surrounding communities. We are committed to providing the highest quality, culturally and linguistically sensitive, coordinated health care and social services to every patient, regardless of their ability to pay.

Our History

Founded...
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South End Historical Society

The South End Historical Society was founded in 1966 by interested citizens who recognized the significant architectural quality of the South End. Through the efforts of the Society, the South End has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the largest Victorian brick rowhouse district in the United States.

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South End Soccer

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Tenants’ Development Corporation

TDC is a property management and development organization.  Located in Boston’s Historic South End,   TDC was established in 1968 as a tax-exempt public charitable corporation.   Since that time, the organization has been actively involved in housing rehabilitation and management.    As we grow, our goals are to increase the number of affordable housing available for low...
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