After someone attempted to kill Monica Cannon-Grant’s son, she quit nursing school, became an activist and started Violence in Boston Inc. to help victims of violence. Last week, the organization opened its first physical space to provide free legal and mental health assistance, a food pantry and other services for victims and families in need.
An organization aimed at reducing violence in Boston opened a new Social Impact Center in the city’s Hyde Park neighborhood over the holiday weekend. Violence in Boston’s new Social Impact Center was established to help prevent and reduce the impact of violence by addressing immediate and basic needs like housing, food, clothing and public safety. “Today, after 10 years,...