The Bay State Banner - May 5th 2016

Walsh backs surcharge for affordable housing.

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

State’s top judge pushes for criminal justice changes

The state’s top judge on Tuesday urged an interfaith group to push for criminal justice reform when Massachusetts legislators take up the issue in the fall.

Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants of the state Supreme Judicial Court made the appeal during remarks at the Old South Church in Boston. He told about 900 members of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization that several proposals will be under consideration, including eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Baker, Coakley in synch at church forum

"But in the midst of a bitterly contested election, riven by differences in policy and vision, something unusual happened at a packed Boston church on Sunday: Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker agreed. Again and again."

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Group pushes to strengthen interfaith bonds

"One year after it emerged as a leader in the collective healing process that followed the Marathon bombings last April, the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization is embarking on a campaign to strengthen links among local congregations."

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Candidates address faith groups as Boston mayoral election nears

"At the Roxbury forum organized by the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization and the Massachusetts Minority Contractors’ Association, the candidates, appearing separately, were peppered with questions and asked to make pledges about what they would do if elected mayor."

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Transcending Race, Class

Its first meeting was held in the basement of Hurmon Hamilton's church a decade ago, an organization that was interfaith more in name than in reality.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Moving from Debt to Assets

In 2005 GBIO launched Moving from Debt to Assets, a powerful financial education program that has helped more than 800 families to build strong financial futures.



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