Dignity Matters at La Colaborativa

Dignity Matters at La Colaborativa

Here at La Colaborativa, we are all about lifting people up. Being in poverty does not mean you have to lose your dignity. At La Colaborativa, we have partnered with Dignity Matters to provide our community with feminine products. At our food distribution on January...

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Survival Center Update

Survival Center Update

After two years of pandemic response and rapid growth to meet the needs of our community, in December 2021 La Colaborativa purchased two buildings in Chelsea with the dream of transforming the defunct spaces into a state of the art hub for immigrant community life....

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Update on $1 million

Update on $1 million

When we launched the 2022 Whatever it Takes campaign, we set a dream goal of $1 million. To be honest, none of us at La Colaborativa knew for sure how we'd get there. What we did know is that our friends and supporters have continually stepped up to serve, protect,...

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

At La Colaborativa "Whatever it Takes" is possible because of the many hands, hearts, and minds that have come together to accomplish a shared mission. Our annual Thanksgiving food distribution is proof of what we can accomplish together. With more than 150...

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Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes

Our community is facing an unprecedented housing crisis, as families navigate a third year of the pandemic, a skyrocketing cost of living, and a dense, competitive local housing market. Intakes for emergency housing are up, with our triage team seeing 10+ new cases...

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Questions 1 & 4

Questions 1 & 4

Yesterday, September 15, marked the start of Latino Heritage Month and the kickoff to a month-long celebration of Latino culture, history, and leadership. This is a month to not only celebrate, but to recognize the immense needs still present in our Latinx...

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Gladys Receives  Honorary Doctorate

Gladys Receives Honorary Doctorate

Cambridge College honored our own Gladys Vega with an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters at their 2022 commencement ceremony! "As a fierce advocate for basic human rights, [Gladys's] work exemplifies [her] passion and deep commitment to equality, social justice,...

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La Colaborativa Honored  by Boston Bar

La Colaborativa Honored by Boston Bar

Last night, La Colaborativa was honored by the Boston Bar at its annual Beacon Awards as the recipient of the Empowerment Award! La Colaborativa was selected due to the tireless work of our employees and volunteers who took swift action in responding to the COVID-19...

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