Latest News and Events

Hubbub Fest 2016

Join United South End Settlements at the Boston Book Festival’s Hubbub Fest for young children and families on June 4th in Copley Square. Children’s Art Centre Coordinator Melissa Buckley will be leading two workshops in the Peekaboo Tent on June 4 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. Drop by! Learn more.

The Neighborhood Gala Raises over $285,000 for USES

On Tuesday, April 26, USES hosted its second annual Neighborhood Gala at the Harriet Tubman House. The evening raised over $285,000 and celebrated USES’ programs, services, and impact over the past year. Over 250 supporters came together to celebrate the work that USES does each and every day to strengthen families and build community. Read more.

USES Is Going Screen-Free!

From May 2 to 8, USES Early Childhood Education and After School programs will join thousands of schools, libraries, and community groups nationwide in a coordinated effort to encourage millions to turn off televisions, smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles for seven days and turn on the world around them. Learn more.

We Are Thrilled Harriet Is Coming to the $20 Bill

We at United South End Settlements have always been proud of our own history and deep connection to Harriet Tubman. USES’s Harriet Tubman House was founded to support African-American women who moved to Boston from the South in the early 1900s. Learn more.

Exhibit Captures Energy of Black Lives Matter Movement

Shut It Down!, a new exhibit coming soon to the Harriet Tubman Gallery, is a collection of various photographers documenting the energy of the Black Lives Matter movement and its manifestations throughout Boston. Join us for the opening reception on April 22 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Learn more.

Adult Students Prepare for Workforce at Career Readiness Workshop

Thirty students from the Workforce Readiness program teamed up with the Downtown Boston Rotary Club recently at a Career Readiness Workshop. They crafted Career Action Plans, interview skills, and more. Read more.


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