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Three kids in the club48 program are making bracelets


Mar 25, 2024
USES Celebrates Harriet Tubman Day
Each year, USES recognizes Harriet Tubman Day (March 10th) to honor and remember Harriet’s bravery and heroics. During a ten-year span she made 19 trips into the South and escorted over 300 enslaved people to freedom. Although Harriet Tubman never lived in Boston, she had connections to the city through other abolitionist friends. One friend […]
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Entrance to Camp Hale denoted by the sign in the shape of the logo in front of a beautiful line of trees, established 1900
Mar 22, 2024
Meet Camp Hale’s New Director
Trish Fogarty : Trish joined the USES and Camp Hale team in January 2024. We’re excited to have her onboard and meet all the campers this summer at Camp Hale! Get to know Trish through the Q&A below: Q: Where are you from/where did you grow up?A: I grew up in Wilbraham, MA, but have lived […]
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Mar 22, 2024
club48’s NEW 3D Printing Club
This January, a new and exciting activity opened up for the kids of club48: 3D Design and Printing. Previously working on photography during the fall with USES’ community partner and friend, Pete Johannsen, the kids switched over to this new field with him as the changing seasons left them with less daylight for photos. Pete, […]
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Feb 8, 2024
USES CEO Jerrell Cox Accepted Into YW Boston’s LeadBoston Program
The competitive program accepted more than 40 local leaders and changemakers around Boston to analyze the root causes of diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges over 11 months.
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Jan 31, 2024
Lift Our Kids MA coalition seeks to improve cash assistance programs for children and families.
We stand with organizations like the Lift Our Kids MA coalition in urging the Governor to rescind cuts to cash assistance programs.
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Apr 27, 2023
“Goal Achievement, Financial Freedom, and A Dream Come True”: USES’s S.T.E.P Program in Review
At the heart of the work that United South End Settlements strives for is the idea that we can harness the power of our diverse community to bring about change and disrupt the systemic cycles that hold us back from reaching our potential. It is through this lens that the S.T.E.P (Striving Towards Economic Prosperity) […]
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The Neighborhood Gala on Friday, May 10, 2024 at the Boston Center for the Arts 10 May
USES 2024 Neighborhood Gala
Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tickets and registration will be released soon. For sponsorship information, please download our 2024 sponsorship package below or contact Christine Stellar, Chief Development Officer, at
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The Honor Roll Mural  

Click to learn of the creation and history of our beloved South End mural, which can be seen once again at 450 Massachusetts Ave.


Our plans, direction, and mission of our 5-year Strategic Plan marking our 125th year as an organization.

566 Columbus Ave. 

Click to view more information on the sale of 566 Columbus Ave. 


View a few of our past Blog posts here.