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Gladys Honored by Boston Business Journal and Eastern Bank

Gladys Honored by Boston Business Journal and Eastern Bank

Gladys Vega has been selected as one of Boston Business Journal’s 2021 Power 50: The Movement Makers. This group is made up of individuals in the Greater Boston business community who look to the future and take a stand and actionable steps to create change. Gladys...

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Holiday Food and Toy Events

Holiday Food and Toy Events

The holiday season is fast approaching and La Colaborativa is continuing our tradition to provide meals and gifts to families in our community to make the season bright. Thanksgiving dinner signup is open now and dinners will be distributed Tuesday, November 23rd at...

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Rewriting the Chelsea COVID Story

Rewriting the Chelsea COVID Story

PHOTO BY NATHAN KLIMA FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE   This time last year, Chelsea was making national headlines as a COVID-19 “hotspot” with the virus spreading ferociously through our city and leaving no family untouched. Now, Chelsea is again making front page news as...

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Patriots Foundation & Bank of America Come to Chelsea

Patriots Foundation & Bank of America Come to Chelsea

We were proud to welcome the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America to Chelsea this week and receive their donation of $50,000 for our Survival Center programs. La Colaborativa was recently named a "Community Captain" and honored at Gillette Stadium. To...

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Evict the Rats! House Our Families!

Evict the Rats! House Our Families!

La Colaborativa youth and families gathered to shine a light on Chelsea’s rat problem this week at city hall, calling on local officials to do more to improve housing conditions for our families. Housing resources should focus on addressing rat infestations and other quality of life issues, instead of evicting families.

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La Colaborativa Takes It to the Streets

La Colaborativa Takes It to the Streets

In a world that went virtual almost overnight when the pandemic hit, La Colaborativa staff, youth, and volunteers have remained consistently present in our community - meeting our members face-to-face on the streets, outside their homes, at our food pantry, and in our...

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