11.6.2020

Urban Edge Board member Dr. Jeanette Callahan recognized by the local chapter of the National Council of Negro Women

Mayor Yvonne Spicer of Framingham is one of five women who will be honored for volunteerism and community service on Saturday by the Greater Boston Section of the National Council of Negro Women.BARRY CHIN A doctor, a mayor, and a community activist are among five women who will be honored for their volunteerism and service by […]

10.13.2020

Building Our Way Out of Poverty – Urban Edge Urges Support of Pine Street Inn Supportive Housing Development

By Emilio Dorcely | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Oct 11, 2020 | We all know the statistics. Boston, for all of its overall wealth, still has a staggeringly high poverty rate – nearly 20 percent of people living in the city of Boston are poor, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That rate […]

9.25.2020

Plans to remake Mildred Hailey housing complex advance

They call for eventually adding 437 apartments while also replacing 235 existing units on the Jamaica Plain site. By Tim Logan Globe Staff, Updated September 18, 2020, 3:20 p.m. A long-planned makeover of the Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain is starting to move forward. A trio of nonprofit developers have filed plans with the […]

7.6.2020

$500K Available for Vulnerable JP Families from Urban Edge COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

The Urban Edge Resiliency Fund will directly assist families and individuals living in Urban Edge’s housing, as well as low- to moderate-income families in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on communities of color in Boston and throughout the country,” said Emilio Dorcely, Urban Edge’s Chief […]

6.17.2020

Urban Edge Launches Neighborhood Emergency Response Fund to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

$500,000 Available to Help Vulnerable Families in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain   Urban Edge is announcing today that it has launched a neighborhood emergency response fund, called the Urban Edge Resiliency Fund, to directly assist families and individuals living in Urban Edge’s housing, as well as low- to moderate-income families in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain, impacted […]

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