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entrepreneur , Communications executive

Vincent Paul Deare, American communications executive, entrepreneur.


Deare, Vincent Paul was born on September 8, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Vincent and Winifred Constance (Sinclair) Deare.


Student, Howard University, 1968. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1974. Certified advanced graduate study, Boston University, 1982.

ABD, Boston University, 1990. Certified, Roxbury Community College.


Research assistant National Association Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 1967-1968. Assistant director Economic Opportunity Organisation/Berkeley (California) Area, 1968-1970. Director Tassaforanga Neighborhood Center City of Oakland (California) Park & Recreation Department, 1970-1971.

Director community-university relations Joint Center for Inner City Change, Boston, 1971-1972. Research associate Center Urban Education, New York City, 1972. Co-founder, director development Caribbean Center for Understanding Media, Fredericksted, United States Virgin Islands, 1974-1987.

Owner, executive vice president Astral Communications, Inc., 1978-1987. Librarian Mattapan Branch Library, Boston Public Libraries, 1978-1979. Program director community cultural resources program Massachusetts Council on the Arts & Humanities, Boston, 1979-1981.

Director public institutional network Boston Community Access and Programming Foundation, 1983-1985. Director Center for Communications Media, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1985-1991. Founder, president, managing partner New Image Associates, since 1991.

Co-owner, vice president sales and corporation development J.A.D. Upholstery. Instructor ethnic studies department City College of New York, 1972-1974, economics Brooklyn Model Cities Summer Program, Ithaca (New York ) College, 1973. Instructor public policy research Harvard University Extension College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971-1972.

Adjunct lecturer ethnic studies department Mills College, Oakland, 1970. Adjunct lecturer economics San Jose State University, 1969. Senior consultant economic development and strategic planning Community Development Corporation of Boston.

Co-director certified program in community economic development University Massachusetts, Boston. Co-director Boston at Risk 2000 Public Policy Study on Health Care Reform. Instructor business writing seminars Center for Business and Industry, Bunker Hill Community College.

Instructor journalism course Boston Public Schools, spring 1996. Project coordinator allied health training program Veterans Benefits Clearing House. Lecturer University Massachusetts, Boston, 1978, 83, 86, 96, 97.

Co-owner Open Mind retail educational supply center, 1974-1984. Instructor School Human Services Springfield College Boston Campus. Lecturer University Massachusetts Boston, 1998-2000, research associate Maricio Gaston Center for Community Economic Development, 1997-1998, faculty associate William Monro Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, 1999-2000.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Boston At Risk 2000/Six Principles for a New Healthcare System: A Blueprint for Action, 1994. Editor Journal Education, 1982.


Member Governor's Commission on Vocational and Technology Education, United States Virgin Islands, 1976-1977. Treasurer Boston Community Access and Programming Foundation, 1987-1995, president board directors, since 1995. Treasurer Extended Family Productions, Boston, 1981-1991.

Co-founder, founding member Boston Black Media Coalition, since 1983, president, 1983-1991. Secretary Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts, Inc., 1993-1995. Chairman Boston Healthy Start Initiative, Federal Infant Mortality Initiative.

Member Dudley Square Planning Task Force, Boston Redevelopment Authority. Founding member Paul Robeson Institute for Positive Self-Development, Northeastern University, since 1991. President board trustees Boston Neighborhood Network television.

Trustee Boston Public Library., since 1995, member examining committee, 1989-1992, chairman employee relations committee, since 1996. President Dudley Square Mainstreets Program, board directors, since 1999. Vice president Dudley Square Merchants Association, since 1999.

Board directors Nuestra Communidad Development Corporation, since 2000, Parents and Childrens Services, since 1998. Member Dudley Square Merchants Association (vice president since 1999).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, cycling, art collecting, gardening, working with disadvantaged youth.


Married Patricia M. Mattox, June 6, 1966 (divorced December 1971). 1 child, Sonya Marie. Married Aloyce Beth DuVal, August 30, 1974.

William Vincent Deare

Winifred Constance (Sinclair) Deare

Patricia M. Mattox

Aloyce Beth DuVal

Sonya Marie Deare