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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.