We are introducing you to the first eNewsletter, The CONNECT, brought to you by the  Lewis Family Foundation—Boston. The CONNECT is a monthly snapshot of the HOT ISSUES we are facing in our communities as well as what is going on at the Foundation and with our Community Partners. Click here to read The CONNECT!

"The Spine"

Award-winning slam poet Porsha Olayiwola amazed the crowd at the Lewis Family Foundation Annual Dinner when she presented this piece in celebration of the foundation's work in the community. Read the poem here.

Superintendent Search for Change Agent

"Boston needs a superintendent who is an innovative leader with a diverse educational background, and who has a clear vision for closing the achievement gap and improving the college and career success of its graduates.

Falling Marriage Rates and Economic Fault Lines

This New York Times article analyzes the relationship between the recent decrease in marriage rates and economic fault lines in today's society. The proof is in the fact that on average, 65-69 year- old married households have $111,600 in savings versus a single-person household with just $12,500. Read more about the correlation here.

Gutsy Leader Thinks Outside the Box

One of the Gutsy leaders, CEO of Collegebound Dorchester Mark Culliton, thinks outside the box to create change in our community. Read more of his journey here.

Josh Hubbard Joins as LFF North President

Josh brings a rare combination of personal and professional experience to serve as our first President.   The son of a sculptor father and entrepreneur mother who owned her own catering business, Josh also grew up in the world of commercial fishing, and community farming.  Graduating from Cornell University's hospitality program, he held several management positions at top restaurants in New York City and Hawaii.   He then joined ARAMARK, bringing his operations and marketing experience to a number of diverse roles - developing unique cook-to-order restaurants on college campuses, serving l

Codman Square Health Center's 40th anniversary!

Lewis Family Foundation President Bill Walczak started the Codman Sqaure Health Center 40 years ago as a means to provide health care for the underserved residents of the Dorchester area. Read more about his journey here.

In the Globe

Violence that plagues the city of Boston claims the young life of an outstanding member of the community. What can YOU do to find a solution to this crippling issue?

CEO Social Leadership Award

Lewis Family Foundation honors the president of Arbella Insurance Group as a Social Leader. 


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