9.8.2017

Urban Edge Partners with New Burger Shack MOOYAH

  Nothing quite beats a tasty, high-quality burger and shake. Well, except when that burger is directly giving back to your community, not just your stomach. This weekend, MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes and Urban Edge are providing that unique combination in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury. The new burger shack located next to the Jackson […]

6.20.2017

Helen’s Success Story: Avoiding Foreclosure, with Help from Urban Edge

Boston resident Helen had lived in her single-family home in Roslindale with her husband and son for 15 years. Her husband owned their home and had been self-employed for over a decade. However, Helen suffered two major financial hardships within just a few years that threatened her ability to stay in her home: The family’s […]

5.2.2017

Helen’s Success Story: Becoming a Homeowner

Helen came to Dorchester from Vietnam in 1991 to start a new life in the United States. She was determined to succeed and began working in medical records at the Upham’s Corner Health Center, where she has been for the past 14 years. A single mother with a 12-year-old daughter, Helen started working with Urban Edge’s […]

5.2.2017

Street Improvements Coming to Egleston Square Area

During a meeting last summer with Walk Boston, a pedestrian advocacy nonprofit, the staff was invited to Egleston Square to conduct a walk audit. Walk Boston had never done an audit in the Roxbury area, so they were excited to journey to our neighborhood to learn more about how to better serve local pedestrians. In […]

5.2.2017

Ginnette’s Success Story: Achieving Her Goals with Financial Capability Counseling

Last September, Ginnette was very discouraged about her ability to improve her credit. She was in a position in which she had to pay for all of her transactions with cash and, even though she was working, needed a co-signer in order to buy a car. She lived in Hyde Park and had recently paid a […]

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