BOSTON/South End - They stood at the windows, some holding onto the bars that kept them in, others waving their hands or banging open palms against the glass. One made a heart shape with his hands. One held up a sign thanking the crowd across the street for their support.
BOSTON/South End - A former associate dean at the Boston University School of Medicine alleges that the university violated laws against sex discrimination.
Dr. Phyllis Carr filed the lawsuit in federal court in Boston against the university alleging that the Equal Pay Act was broken when she was paid less than a male colleague for the same work.
The court complaint alleges that Carr “was paid significantly less than a male employee performing substantially equal work.”
BOSTON/South End - As over 350 housing advocates, politicians, bankers and realtors filled the main ballroom at the Colonnade Hotel on Monday for the half-day Open Doors conference - organized by the Citizens Housing and Planning Association together with The Warren Group (publisher of Banker and Tradesman) and a number of major banks with the stated purpose of helping pro-actively implement foreclosure relief in Massachusetts - about 15 protestors held a demonstration calling for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures nationwide.
BOSTON/South End - If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how many words might dozens of artworks by local kids express?
Quite a lot, if the expressions of many of the 200 attendees at Tuesday evening's 6th Annual YouthShines Art Auction - a fundraiser for the South End/Lower Roxbury Youth Workers' Alliance - at the Boston Center for the Arts were any gauge. And a diverse crowd it was.