Are You a Resident of Jamaica Plain?

Are you a resident of Jamaica Plain? Are you between the ages of 25 and 45? Do you have a household income of $25,000 to $60,000? If you answered YES to these questions, you may be eligible to participate in a study on diet and exercise! We are graduate students in Northeastern’s Masters in Public and Urban Health program conducting research about health and Jamaica Plain for a class project.

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From left at "A Conversation With the Next Governor," a Latino town hall sponsored by El Mundo Boston and Northeastern University: Alberto Vasallo III, moderator; Steve Lively (independent); Jeff McCormick (independent); Evan Falchuk (independent); Martha Coakley (Democrat); Charlie Baker (Republican); Sara Suarez, Entravisión; Yadires Nova Salcedo, WBZ and Marcela Garcia, Boston Globe. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Jamaica Plain Puts Its Mark on Latino Gubernatorial Town Hall

Jamaica Plain put its stamp on a major statewide political event as a crowd heard all five candidates for governor tackle the issues Latinos want to hear about before Tuesday’s election. JP's Pablo Calderón, president of the Egleston Square Neighborhood Assoc. and one of the core organizers of Friday’s event, introduced Gov. Deval Patrick, who accepted an award from JP-based El Mundo Boston. The media company co-sponsored the Latino Town Hall with Northeastern University. More than 350 people attended the event, which took place at Blackman Auditorium on that school's campus.

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