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    Over the past 20 years, Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education have played a critical role in the state's education reform. Deciding again to take comprehensive look at education reforms needed in Massachusetts to sustain and grow our innovation-based state economy, MBAE releases "The New Opportunity to Lead: A vision for education in Massachusetts for the next 20 years." Read More »

    Jonathan Rivera, a senior at Phoenix Academy Lawrence, meets with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, State Senator Barry Finegold, and Mayor of the City of Lawrence Dan Rivera. Read More »

    MSNBC's Morning Joe panel talks with Kirsten Lodal, Co-founder and CEO of LIFT, about the organization's work on fighting poverty across the country. LIFT Boston is one of SVP Boston's Investees. Congratulations, LIFT! Watch Kirsten's interview now... Read More »

    SVP Boston's partnership continues to grow. Meet our newest Partners. Read More »

    SVP Boston is not the only one taking notice of InnerCity Weightlifting. Check out the ESPN video on this great nonprofit empowering young people with the confidence to say no to violence and yes to opportunity. Read More »

    Featured Events

    MathPOWER Breakfast

    April 11, 2014 7:30 am

    MathPOWER's "The Importance of Public-Private Partnerships in Preparing Boston’s Youth for 21st Century Careers" will feature a special conversation facilitated by JD Chesloff, Executive Director of Massachusetts Business Roundtable and the Chair of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. Read More »

    Employing and Educating At-Risk Youth: What Works?

    May 13, 2014 6:30 pm

    At-risk youth face formidable challenges in achieving education and employment success. Our panel of experts will provide an overview of the latest research on youth employment, insight into the state's strategy for preparing youth for career success, and an inside view into two innovative programs aimed at supporting at-risk youth to persist in education and employment. Read More »

    Serve and Grow – Volunteer with the Food Project

    June 7, 2014 9:30 am

    SVP Boston Partners, please join us for our 3rd annual service day with the Food Project! We will spend the morning planting at TFP's Lincoln farm. Read More »

    SVP Boston Annual Investment Meeting

    June 19, 2014 6:00 pm

    For SVP Partners and special guests. Read More »