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 […]

5.25.2018

Urban Edge’s 44th Annual Meeting and Celebration—Health Comes Home

Urban Edge staff, residents, and community members came together under the tent in Jackson Square on Wednesday, April 25th to celebrate. Photos by Allana Taranto.  

4.28.2017

Urban Edge’s 43rd Annual Meeting: Celebrating Past, Present, and Future

Urban Edge staff, residents, and community members came together under the tent in Jackson Square on Wednesday, April 26th to celebrate the past, present, and future of the organization at our 43rd Annual Meeting.

1.17.2017

Yessy’s Success Story: A Happy Holiday for the Dogs

TAILS, Inc. is a daycare service for dogs located at 385 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. It also provides services for cats, dog walking, overnight boarding, and retail sales. This was the brainchild and the dream of a young, Hispanic, female entrepreneur named Yessy Feliz. She opened up a very small storefront business for boarding […]

9.14.2016

Sharon’s Success Story: How One Renter Achieved Her Financial Goals

Urban Edge’s Resident Financial Capability program provides integrated financial support services through its Community Engagement team. With support from NeighborWorks America, staff address issues from severe lack of income and tenancy instability to family budgeting, credit building for families with consistent rental payment history, free tax preparation, and short- and long-term goal setting. Urban Edge is […]

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