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On a one-mile stretch between Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard in Boston, it's not uncommon to witness people using drugs. Here, we’ve digitally blurred this person’s face to prevent identification. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
On a one-mile stretch between Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard in Boston, it's not uncommon to witness people using drugs. Here, we’ve digitally blurred this person’s face to prevent identification. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

As city leaders debate the worsening conditions around Mass and Cass, businesses in the area are clamoring to be included in the conversation. We sit down with one of those leaders - Catherine D'Amato, the president and CEO of the Greater Boston Food Bank - to find out what she's seeing on the ground, how the Bank has had to adjust, and what she wants out of city leadership to help.

This segment aired on September 23, 2021.

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