Roslindale Resident Receives $30,000 Award at Annual Boston Neighborhood Fellows Event

Erika Rodriguez and Martin J. Walsh
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Erika Rodriguez, co-founder of the Curley Project, a violence prevention program at a Jamaica Plain Middle School, was recently named a Boston Neighborhood Fellow (BNF).  The BNF program is an awards program that provides recognition and direct financial support to individuals of creativity, vision and leadership who work in community service in Greater Boston.  The Fellows Program celebrates the builders of the community—the entrepreneurs who often go unrecognized, but who make a vital contribution to our quality of life.

Erika, who has worked to bring healing and love to vulnerable people since she was fifteen years old, is recognized in this Roslindale Patch article for all of her good work. Full article