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Dec 2, 2020
USES’s Next Chapter: One Step Closer to Securing our Future 
Dear Friends and Supporters, This pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black and Brown families and added to the struggle and instability of so many nonprofits, including United South End Settlements (USES). Despite these significant challenges, we are persevering in our commitment to social justice, advocating for racial equity, and fully supporting our community as the beacon of hope we have been for 128 years.  While the pandemic has thrown everything into question […]
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Dec 2, 2020
The Harriet Tubman Change Maker Series: Community Conversations on Race, Poverty, and Education
In the spirit of uniting our community to strengthen families, USES is excited to merge two former initiatives (The Harriet Tubman Forum on Race and Change Maker Dinners) into The Harriet Tubman Change Maker Series. This year, the series will consist of virtual workshops, panel discussions, change maker events, and trainings centered on creating a more just, equal, and anti-racist community.    As we have seen […]
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Nov 16, 2020
Op-ed: Early childhood education is vital to rebuild our economy
Our President and CEO, Maicharia Weir Lytle, co-authored an article highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on Early Childhood Education, and advocating for needed policy changes to ensure this sector is not overlooked when making critical decisions. “Early childhood education has not had a seat at the decision-making tables to inform policies or practices that impact […]
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Jun 2, 2020
Creating a New Normal
Dear members of the USES community, Amidst the most unprecedented year of my lifetime, I am reminded each day why I rise, why I serve, and why I am committed to USES and our richly diverse community. I am fueled to eradicate the injustices that have spanned generations since the inception of our great nation. […]
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Jun 1, 2020
Camp Hale Cancellation Announcement
May 26, 2020 Dear South End Community, Over the past several weeks, we have been struggling with the decision of whether or not to open Camp Hale this summer. It is with a heavy heart and tremendous sadness that we inform you that we are cancelling the 2020 Camp Hale summer season. This has been […]
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Mar 26, 2020
Family Mobility Spotlight: Carly Feng
Carly Feng is a working mother of two and a participant in our Family Mobility Programs for the last 2 years. We recently asked Carly to reflect on her experience at USES. “My name is Carly Feng. I was born in Guangzhou, China, but have lived in Boston for the last 16 years. I like […]
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