News and Events

April 27, 2015: A decade of dropout prevention & recovery

The Youth Transitions Task Force is celebrating its tenth anniversary! Please join the YTTF and the Rennie Center on Monday, April 27 from 8:00 to 10:30 AM at the Omni Parker House in Boston to release the Rennie Center's new case study on the YTTF's work to address the dropout crisis in Massachusetts. Over the last ten years, this cross-sector coalition has used a data-driven approach to raise the visibility of the dropout crisis, make policy recommendations, and pilot new practices.

April 13, 2015: Aramark hires BPS students at Fenway Park

Opening Day isn’t just for the Red Sox: The Boston Private Industry Council partners with Aramark to hire Boston public high school students for summer jobs at Fenway Park. This year marks the fifth consecutive year that Aramark has participated in the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program. For decades, the City of Boston and the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) have worked together to organize private sector employers to participate in the initiative.

February 12, 2015: Dropout prevention & recovery in Globe

The Re-Engagement Center and the PIC were featured in a Boston Globe editorial on the BPS' tremendous progress in graduation and dropout rates and the importance of expanding funding.

November 18, 2014: RFQ released for youth programs

The Boston PIC and the Boston Opportunity Agenda are pleased to announce the Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative's request for qualifications (RFQ). We seek an organization or organizations to provide postsecondary and training pathway supports for opportunity youth coming out of the Connection Center.

2014 Annual Meeting Photos

Browse the gallery of photos from the the PIC's 35th Annual Meeting on November 12, 2014.


2014 PIC Achievers

2014 PIC Achievers

Thank you to everyone who joined us on November 12 at the Federal Reserve Bank for the PIC's 35th Annual Meeting. We wouldn't be where we are today without all of you!

Congratulations to this year's 16 PIC Achievers for their outstanding accomplishments and for embodying the mission of the PIC.