Building Pathways Boston – Building Pathways creates opportunities for low-income area residents, particularly in underserved communities, to access and prepare for building trades apprenticeships and family-sustaining careers in the construction industry. Through apprenticeship preparedness training, outreach to young adults, and advocacy, Building Pathways addresses the need to recruit top talent into the industry while opening career pathways to women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and transitioning veterans.

Massachusetts YouthBuild Coalition– A coalition of eleven YouthBuild programs in the state of Massachusetts. Through site visits, technical assistance, and peer review, our central office works to build the capacity of our members so that they may continue to rebuild the communities, lives, and futures of our youth.

Brighter Boston –  Brighter Boston guides teenagers to discover meaningful work and personal success through life-changing professional internships in the event production industry.

The Secret Society of Black Creatives – The SSBC’s mission is to promote and empower black filmmakers through networking, education, advocacy, and job referrals. Additionally to be a multicultural catalyst for positive action by connecting and amplifying diverse voices in the New England entertainment industry.

Women in Film and Video New England – Dedicated to supporting the accomplishments of women working in the film, video and new media industries.

Loop Lab– The Loop Lab was founded in 2017 as a project to decrease youth violence and drug abuse in disadvantaged communities by increasing job opportunities.

Massachusetts Cultural Council – In partnership with communities across the Commonwealth, works to   expand access, improve education, promote diversity, and encourage excellence in the arts, humanities, and sciences.


Roxbury Film – The Roxbury International Film Festival is the largest festival in New England that celebrates people of color. Over the course of 10 days the festival screens all genres of films, holds workshops and panel discussions and offers filmmakers the opportunity to network with each other as well as audience members.

Boston Asian American Film Festival – The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers Asian Americans through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community.

Boston Latino International Film Festival– the Boston Latino International Film Festival has been committed to using the power of film to break stereotypes, bring cultures and communities together and reveal the complex issues that affect the Latinx community in the United States, Latin America and Spain.

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival– Dedicated to showcasing and honoring the works of independent and studio African-American filmmakers.

Boston Women’s Film Festival
The Boston Women’s Film Festival is the Boston area’s leading festival for international films created by women. The festival will host panel discussions by leading figures in the media industry bringing together creators and audiences for a weekend of celebrating the diversity and power of women’s cinema.

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival -UMass Amherst’s Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies presents new groundbreaking works by both emerging and established international filmmakers. Focuses on a different theme each year, highlighting topical issues in politics and art.



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