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Charlie Sheen and Public Health Campaigns

Behavior change is the ultimate goal of any public health campaign, but creating the right messaging to spark behavior change is hardly ever easy. In light of Charlie Sheen’s recent admission of his status as HIV positive, I started thinking about what affect this news might have on messages for safe sex. Though there are…

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The Affordable Housing Crisis in Boston

On Boston’s booming real estate scene, we’ve seen a continuous stream of news coverage around beautiful new high-rise towers and the construction of shiny office buildings. While it’s exciting to witness Boston’s latest evolution and how far we’ve come in development, it’s important to acknowledge some of the other high-priority topics in the industry, including…

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What Being a New Mom Taught Me about PR

15 months in, I totally have this parenting thing down, I think to myself. And then my daughter goes and eats a piece of dog food off the kitchen floor and I am back to square one. The past year has taught many things about life; how to manage on little to no sleep, how…

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Three Tech Companies Driving Innovation in Real Estate

From commercial to residential, one noticeable trend in Real Estate is how those in the industry are increasingly relying on technology to meet their business goals. Here are a few companies that are taking advantage of this opportunity: coUrbanize coUrbanize, a Kendall Square-based startup, “helps communities, municipalities, and real estate developers build better cities together.”…

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Solomon McCown Crisis expertise in PRNewser

In a post featured on the PRNewser website, Solomon McCown Vice President T.J. Winick offers communications tips for administrators in higher education who find themselves dealing with a brewing or full-blown crisis on campus. The piece was written in the wake of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe’s resignation over how he responded to a…

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Title IX

Callisto Aims to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

According to a recent study by the Association of American Universities, more than one-in-four undergraduate women reported that they had been sexually assaulted on campus. More than three-fourths of these survivors did not report their assault to an authority. While the United States Congress works with colleges and universities to address the issue of campus…

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Cut Boston’s Seaport Some Slack

There are two schools of thought when it comes to the Seaport District in Boston. One is perfectly captured in a recent Boston Globe headline “Some residents worry Seaport will lack neighborhood feel.” The other is more optimistic and patient when it comes to Seaport’s potential. The debate about the Seaport District always makes me…

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11 Easy Ways to Boost your Blog Performance

Blogging has become increasingly important for brand visibility and management in recent years. It seems just about every business from a mom-and-pop shop to Hubspot has a corporate blog, resulting in a stream of content on a variety of different topics. With the growing number of blogs available to read on the internet, brands are…

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East Boston

Eastie: An Evolving Boston Community

East Boston, which for a long time has been considered a modest, blue-collar residential neighborhood and home to many of the city’s Latin American, Russian and Irish immigrants, is quickly attracting a different demographic. The neighborhood, lovingly referred to as “Eastie” by Bostonians, is appealing to college students and young professionals that may be priced…

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Helene Solomon Honored by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership

Last night, Solomon McCown CEO Helene Solomon was honored by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) for her outstanding contributions to the field of affordable housing during the organization’s Eighth Annual Founders Celebration. Solomon received the Lowell Richards Award in honor of her friendship and work with Richards, MBHP’s long-time board co-chair and a great…

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