News & Events

News & Events

Learn about what is going on in the Dimock community!


Mark your calendars and watch this space for upcoming events! Join us in supporting our goal to provide comprehensive health care, education, and human services to all of our community.

8th Annual Road to Wellness 2-Mile Walk/ 5KRun – Saturday, September 10, 2022

35th Annual Steppin’ Out for The Dimock Center – Saturday, October 22, 2022


Dimock’s Annual Meeting – June 14, 2022 

Check out photos from the event here!

2021 Holiday Drive 

Our community helped provide winter coats, nutritious food, and other essentials to Dimock families in need.

34th Annual Steppin’ Out – October 30, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 34th Annual Steppin’ Out gala on October 30, 2021. This livestream event featured the recognition of honorees, special Dimock videos, and as always, top-notch musical entertainment. Your support of Steppin’ out helps ensure the continued vital care of Dimock patients and families, whose needs are growing during the pandemic.

7th Annual Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run – September 11, 2021

Empowered by The Dimock Center, HoodFit and the Boston Athletic Association, The Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run inspired fitness & celebrated community. To learn more about this FREE community event and the weekly summer trainings that were held leading up to Race Day, click here.

2021 President’s Council Virtual ReceptionJune 24, 2021

Dr. Eddie Glaude, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University, joined Charles L. Anderson, MD, President and CEO of The Dimock Center, for a special conversation about “The Ethics of Anti-Racism and Health Equity.” View the full recording here.


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Racial disparities in maternal healthcare are staggering. What can be done? – GBH

‘We’re losing lives.’ Black, Latino leaders tackle racial health disparities – Boston Globe

Healthcare industry leaders take a ‘dollars and cents’ approach to tackling racial disparities in care – GBH

Running for health, fitness & community – Bay State Banner

Two years of COVID: A new analysis reveals a heavy toll on young families of color in Massachusetts  – Boston Globe

Panelists: Supports needed to ensure black wellness – WWLP

Finding support, treatment and recovery – BCBSMA Coverage

Fewer women are seeking addiction treatment in Mass. as use and overdoses increase – WBUR

Community health centers on the frontlines – GBH Basic Black


COVID casts a light on health disparities – Bay State Banner

Boston Marathon runners cross finish line well after dark – WCVB

How hard are we trying to solve Mass. and Cass when every night there are empty detox beds? – The Boston Globe

Stop & Shop kicks off its ‘Turkey Express Program,’ giving free turkeys to people in need – Boston Herald

The Other C: Avoiding or Delaying Care Because of the Pandemic – WGBH Basic Black

What the Purdue Pharma settlement means for Massachusetts –

Pressley Secures Federal Funding – The Bay State Banner

Walk-Ins Welcome: Dimock Center Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics June 8 – Aug. 31 – Jamaica Plain News

‘A Tragedy Waiting to Happen’: What’s Behind the Steep Rise in Opioid Overdoses Among Black Men? – The Boston Globe

AG Healey Announces Appointments to the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Fund Advisory Council – Mass Gov

Boston Health Centers Work to Vaccinate Massachusetts’ Most Vulnerable – NBC

Protecting Essential Workers – GBH Basic Black

Spread the Health: A Discussion on the COVID Vaccine and Healthcare Mistrust in the Black Community – Celtics United

La Vacuna Salva Vidas – El Mundo

Battling a Pandemic with Science & Empathy – BCBSMA Coverage

Dimock Leader Thinking Creatively About COVID – NECN

Restoring Trust to Save Lives – The Boston Globe

The Dimock Center Responds to Pandemic Needs – BNN

Vaccination Decisions Virtual Town Hall – Museum of Science

Vaccines and Communities of Color – WGBH Basic Black

What the COVID-19 Vaccine Means to Me – BCBSMA Coverage

The Dimock Center Welcomes Dr. Charles Anderson as New President and CEO


Dr. Mike Tang Discusses Mental Health Support at Dimock During the Pandemic on WCVB’s CityLine  

Raquel Rosenblatt Radio Feature on “Greater Boston Today with George Knight” 

Boston Running Coach Gael Henville Encourages a Love of Running 

WGBH and The Boston Globe present “The State of Race: COVID-19” Featuring Olivia Amadon

A tale of two cities. One racist, one striving to change – The Boston Globe

‘What can I do?’: 19 Black and brown business leaders want to drive a movement to end racial inequities – The Boston Globe

Inpact of COVID-19 in Communities and the Impact of Direct Relief’s Funding on Organizations

CCS Fundraising’s Greater Boston and MA Philanthropic Landscape 2020

The Dimock Center’s Prenatal Care During the Coronavirus

The ‘fourth trimester’ and plight of new mothers during a pandemic

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation teams up with The Dimock Center to provide hot meals to families

The Dimock Center receives City of Boston Resiliency Fund grants

WGBH Basic Black Live Racial Disparities and COVID-19 Featuring Dr. Holly Oh

The Dimock Center provides healthy meals to families in response to COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE: Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation gives $52,000 to the Boston COVID-19 Relief Meal Delivery Project at The Dimock Center; Helps Get People Back To Work

PRESS RELEASE: The Dimock Center is at the Frontline of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Dimock Center Launches Emergency Fund in response to COVID-19

The Dimock Center Opens COVID-19 Testing Site On Campus

WGBH Basic Black Live COVID-19 and Small Business & Community Health Centers Featuring Dr. Holly Oh

Mayor Walsh Recommends 40 Projects, Over $24 Million For Community Preservation Act (CPA) Funding to include The Dimock Center

How Better Behavioral Health, Primary Care Integration Boosted Operations Featuring Dr. Michael Tang, Chief Behavioral Officer at The Dimock Center


The Dimock Center Launches New Community Leadership Learning Network

How Better Behavioral Health Integration Helps Patients and Clinicians by Dr. Michael Tang, Chief Behavioral Officer at The Dimock Center

BNN TV “More than just a Neighborhood Clinic” with Raquel Rosenblatt, Chief Development Officer of The Dimock Center

BNN TV “Vaccinations and Flu” with Dr. Holly Oh, Chief Medical Officer of The Dimock Center

“The Opioid Crisis Appears to be Leveling Off in MA”-Featuring The Dimock Center


The Boston Globe names The Dimock Center as one of the 2018 TOP 100 Women-Led Businesses

Diverse Efforts To Fight Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts

Partners of the Year Sanofi Genzyme and The Dimock Center

Grant enables Boston-area center to mobilize data in diabetes treatment

BBJ Names Top Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

BayState Banner Be Healthy Summer 2018 Issue-“Plaque is the Invisible Enemy of Teeth”Featuring Dr. Susana Tejada, DMD at The Dimock Center

WCVB News Coverage on Five Fixer Upper Project Renovation for Askia Academy House Ribbon Cutting at The Dimock Center

Timberline completes Dr. Sewall Center for Acute Treatment Services renovation at The Dimock Center

A Call For Parents To Close The Achievement Gap

MLK Day brings out athletes old and new

Dimock Chair to Step Down

Listening to the Pulse of Community

Addiction experts have mixed reactions to Trump’s opioid plan


The Trustees Now Have an All-Local, Totally Mobile Farmers’ Market

Recovering from opioid addiction requires medication, support, and sometimes horses.

Expert forum: Tales from the trenches of population health – Athenahealth

Dimock Center project to provide detox to 1,000 more patients annually- Boston Business Journal