Boston slang consists of slang words and phrases that originate and are commonly used in Boston, Massachusetts. Although most commonly used in Boston, slang can also be heard in other cities in Massachusetts or even other states in New England, though not always as often. What is known as Mischief Night in most parts of the United States is also called Cabbage Night in Boston. Many people around the country or even around the world feel that they have a fairly good knowledge of Boston.
YOU Boston supports young people through three progressive levels of employment: job readiness training, subsidized employment and private sector placement, with the goal of preparing them for sustainable, live-wage jobs. Chuckie Cosme began a new life as an apprentice in the sprinkler installers union thanks to Operation Exit, a YOU Boston program for citizens returning from prison. As young people at YOU Boston advance to employment in the private sector, they show staying power, the result of months of intense case management, mentoring, job training, and personal growth.