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November 10, 2023 

United Way of Massachusetts Bay President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Giannino recently unveiled a list of 124 organizations that will partner with United Way in a first-of-its kind effort to eradicate the conditions that lead to poverty and economic injustice. 

December 22, 2023

After more than a decade, Chelsea Black Community finally has a home to call its own. On Thursday, Dec. 14, city officials, residents, and CBC members gathered to cut the ribbon for the nonprofit’s new offices at 56 Washington Ave.

June 23, 2022

You know you’ve held an excellent community event when people are still talking about two days later. At the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Wednesday, President Paul Nowicki and Executive Director Jennifer Hassell both recognized Chelsea Black Community (CBC) President Joan Cromwell and her organization for the Juneteenth Celebration that was held June 20 at Washington Park.

May 11, 2023

The Chelsea Chamber of Commerce held a Kentucky Derby Hat Party May 4 at the Chelsea Station Restaurant. The Chelsea Black Community (CBC) showed its support of the Chamber of Commerce event. From left, are Nicole McKoy, Paula Cromwell, Beverly Martin Ross, CBC President Joan Cromwell, Sharon Caulfield, Maureen Lee, and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jennifer Hassell,

Additional Links in the News 

CBC has a New Home on Washington Ave. - December 22, 2023

United Way of Massachusetts to partner with local nonprofits in Chelsea and beyond - November 10, 2023

CBC Juneteenth Celebration Held at Washington Park - June 23, 2022

Chelsea Chamber Hosts Kentucky Derby Hat Day - May 11, 2023

CBC President Joan Cromwell Thanks Chelsea for Its Support of Black History Month Celebration - March 11, 2022

CBC Black History Month: The Rev. Dr. Ray Hammond Will Be Keynote Speaker at CBC ‘Trailblazers’ CelebrationJanuary 27, 2022 

CBC President Joan Cromwell Announces Chelsea Trailblazer Award Recipients - January 27, 2022 

CBC Hosts Community Presentation on COVID-19 - December 30, 2021

Chelsea Leads State in Youth Vaccination Rates - September 23, 2021

Appreciation: Former Chelsea Receiver Harry Spence - August 26, 2021 

‘Let It Fly’ Is Back; Umemba, Castro Set to Host Basketball Tourney at CHS Saturday - August 12, 2021

Farewell Celebration Planned for the Reverend Dr. Sandra Whitley - July 8, 2021

Chelsea Juneteenth Celebration Set for Friday in Chelsea Square - June 16, 2021


$250K to find Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - September 24, 2020 Sunday’s protests in Massachusetts honoring George Floyd - June 7, 2020


Cromwell Announces Latest CBC Chelsea Trailblazer Award Recipients - February 11, 2021


HoopBus Joins with Community Leaders: Promoting Solidarity and Increase Voter Turnout - October 7, 2020


Marchers in Chelsea decry Breonna Taylor death, decision - October 3, 2020


Hundreds of Chelsea Residents Attend Black Lives Matter Protest - June 11, 2020


Honoring Our Trailblazers: CBC Hosts Celebration Tonight - February 21, 2020


Make Your Way to Chelsea Day - October 18, 2019


Let It Fly (2019) - August 16, 2019


Councilor Tejada Praises Let It Fly Classic directors (2019) - August 9, 2019


Chelsea Cultural Council Announces Grant Recipients - February 15, 2019


August Madness : Umemba, Castro Prepare for Fifth Annual Let It Fly Basketball Tournament - August 10, 2019

Let It Fly Basketball Classic - 2018

Umemba, Castro Make Let It Fly Hoop Tourney an Instant Classic - 2017

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