Yale School of Management

Neighborhood Agencies, Businesses, and the City: Boston Against Drugs

Program on Nonprofit Organizations (PONPO)

Boston Against Drugs was a partnership among the city, business corporations, and neighborhood groups united in opposition to drug and alcohol abuse. In this case, the reader is asked to analyze BAD as a collaboration, paying particular attention to assessing the role of the corporate partners. Readers must make recommendations regarding future funding options necessary to keep BAD alive as well as administrative and governance changes necessary to strengthen BAD's operating effectiveness.

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Suggested Citation:

Victor M. Forlani and Melissa M. Stone, "Neighborhood Agencies, Businesses, and the City: Boston Against Drugs," PONPO Case CNG #17, August 1996

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