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Attorney Thiadora A. Pina Joins Boston organization’s Board of Directors

The Law Office of Neil Burns is pleased to announce that associate attorney, Attorney Thiadora A. Pina has been elected to the Board of Directors for Cape Verdean Community Unity, known as CVC Unido. CVC Unido is considered the only Cape Verdean agency in the City of Boston. Formed in 1999, as The Cape Verdean Task Force, it became CVC Unidoin 2004 in an effort to underscore the fact that the agency was a vibrant community agency serving the greater Boston Cape Verdean community.


The core missions of CVC Unido are to keep the Cape Verdean community informed and organized around issues of self-empowerment and social and economic development. CVC Unido advocates for, and provides resources to, the Cape Verdean community.

At CVC Unido’s October 28, 2009, meeting in Saint Patrick’s church in Roxbury, Massachusetts, over 60 community members and supporters attended. Six new Board members were introduced. The meeting’s goal was to identify current issues and concerns of the Cape Verdean community.

The Board of Directors’ next meeting is on January 19, 2010 to discuss the governing organization as well as fundraising and community outreach projects. Please contact Attorney Pina if you have questions or want updates regarding the Board meeting and CVC Unido’s continued efforts regarding Boston’s Cape Verdean community!

The Board of Directors is set to meet again on January 19, 2010. At that time, the Board will further discuss governing organization and structure, as well as fundraising, and community outreach projects. Check back next month for updates regarding the Board meeting and CVC Unido’s continued efforts regarding Boston’s Cape Verdean community!