• Boston March 29, 2022 3:26 pm

    Boston Activist Monica Cannon-Grant Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges

    Boston activist Monica Cannon-Grant and her husband appeared before a federal judge for a video arraignment Tuesday morning. Cannon-Grant, 41, and Clark Grant, 38, both of Taunton, were charged in an 18-count indictment with two counts of wire fraud conspiracy, one count of conspiracy, 13 counts of wire fraud and one count of making false statements to a mortgage lending…

  • Boston March 16, 2022 12:57 am

    Boston Activist Community Reacts to Fraud Charges Against Monica Cannon-Grant

    With Boston activist Monica Cannon-Grant being indicted on fraud charges, people who have supported her organization are giving their thoughts Tuesday. Cannon-Grant was the force behind citywide marches in the wake of George Floyd’s death, and she was a vocal presence on television and social media. Her organization, Violence in Boston, was created to raise money to reduce violence,...

  • Boston March 16, 2022 12:44 am

    Boston Activist Facing Federal Fraud Charges

    Monica Cannon-Grant, a figurehead in Boston’s activism community, and her husband are accused of spending their nonprofit’s funds on themselves.

  • Boston March 16, 2022 3:43 am

    Boston Activist Monica Cannon-Grant Indicted on Fraud Charges

    Boston activist Monica Cannon-Grant and her husband have been indicted by a federal grand jury on fraud charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Cannon-Grant, 41, and Clark Grant, 38, both of Taunton, were charged in an 18-count indictment with two counts of wire fraud conspiracy, one count of conspiracy, 13 counts of wire fraud and one count of making…

  • Mikayla Miller May 21, 2021 11:39 pm

    Mikayla Miller Investigation: Demonstrators Call for DA's Resignation at Rally

    Activists rallied in Lowell, Massachusetts, Friday afternoon to call for Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan to step down over her investigation into the death of Hopkinton teen Mikayla Miller. Mikayla, a 16-year-old from Hopkinton, was found dead in a wooded area on April 18. The day before, she’d been hit in a fight with a group of teenagers including her…

  • Mikayla Miller May 6, 2021 4:16 pm

    Vigil and Rally for Mikayla Miller Thursday

    A vigil and rally will be held Thursday for Mikayla Miller, a 16-year-old girl who was found dead last month in her hometown of Hopkinton, Mass.

  • equality December 30, 2020 6:49 pm

    2020's Push for Equality

    Sue O’Connell sat down with Monica Cannon-Grant, CEO of the nonprofit Violence in Boston, to talk about the fight for equality this year as well as the challenges that lie ahead.

  • Violence in Boston September 21, 2020 5:03 pm

    A Boston Nonprofit That Helps Victims of Violence Gets a New Home

    The words “Violence in Boston” may not immediately conjure a name for a nonprofit, but that’s what Monica Cannon-Grant, CEO of Violence in Boston, wanted. “The name is controversial… I kept it controversial because you’ll go and figure out what I do. It’ll make you search,” she explained to NBC10 Boston in the organization’s newly opened Social Impact Center....

  • Violence in Boston October 15, 2020 7:27 pm

    Violence in Boston Org. Opens New Social Impact Center

    After someone attempted to kill Monica Cannon-Grant’s son, she quit nursing school, became an activist and started Violence in Boston Inc. to help victims of violence. Last week, the organization opened its first physical space to provide free legal and mental health assistance, a food pantry and other services for victims and families in need.

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