GDS Community Partner Spotlight: Black and Pink

Black and Pink, interview with Jason Lyndon, founder By: Michaela Johnston How did Black and Pink get its start? I started Black and Pink when I got out of prison with the intention of staying connected with the folks that I had been locked up with. People who had looked out for me, I wanted to…

It’s a Battle: Food Availability in an Urban Environment

  By Amanda Brancato Boston houses over 645,000 people and stretches across 90 miles of Eastern Massachusetts. We live in a polished portion of the city, where poverty and public health problems seem irrelevant. But leave the BU Bubble and you’ll find that food inequality is an all-too-real and active issue in Boston. Food security represents economic and health inequalities, and the disparities are vast within urban-populations. With…