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Home Matters! – Five Reasons Why the Green New Deal is Good for Roxbury

David Price, December 27, 2018

One of the biggest stories coming out of the 2018 mid-term elections is the emergence of a new campaign for green jobs and infrastructure – the Green New Deal.  Championed by Justice Democrats in Congress, like our new Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and her colleague Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Green New Deal is […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Home Matters! – Five Reasons Why the Green New Deal is Good for Roxbury

Home Matters! – Four Proposals for Roxbury’s Anti-Gentrification Policy Table

By David Price, Executive Director, November 28, 2018

“Everything is on the table.”  That’s how Roxbury district City Councilor Kim Janey described the fight against gentrification threatening our Roxbury community and other Boston neighborhoods, following an historic city council hearing on this crisis.

Over 350 people jammed a hearing room in Roxbury on November 13 for a […]

By |November 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Home Matters! – Four Proposals for Roxbury’s Anti-Gentrification Policy Table

Call For Muralists

The Temporary Installation team for “Oasis @ Bartlett” in Roxbury, is seeking muralists to participate in Oasis’ first live mural painting event.  Twelve to eighteen artists will be simultaneously painting on steel containers during the event which will be accompanied by food trucks, local vendors and local music acts and spoken word artists.  Mixed-media installations […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Call For Muralists

REQUEST FOR INPUT FROM COMMUNITY RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES, AGENCIES AND LEADERS IN ROXBURY AND BOSTON

A new arts plaza, “Oasis @ Bartlett”, is planned on a 15,000 square foot lot within the Bartlett Station development in the Dudley Square neighborhood of Roxbury. A team of architects, theater designers, acoustical/audio visual engineers, and landscape architects are beginning to design the venue which will serve as a park and three-season performing and exhibition pavilion opening […]

By |July 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on REQUEST FOR INPUT FROM COMMUNITY RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES, AGENCIES AND LEADERS IN ROXBURY AND BOSTON

Tips to help you manage the homebuying process

Homebuying season is hitting high gear, so we would like to share some tips to help you make the best homeownership choice in 2018: strengthen credit, shop wisely for a mortgage, choose the right house and negotiate the best price.
Register for an upcoming First Time Homebuyer Class

Check your credit score before looking for a mortgage.  Look […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Tips to help you manage the homebuying process

Roxbury artists plan new public plaza at Bartlett Station

Read about the public plaza planning process in the Bay State Banner (click here)
Nuestra Comunidad and Windale Developers are excited to announce the launch of a community planning process aimed at designing a new public plaza at the Bartlett Station development in Dudley Square, co-owned by Windale and Nuestra.   We want to hear from you […]

By |April 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Roxbury artists plan new public plaza at Bartlett Station

Home Matters! – Three ways supermarkets can drive community development 

Posted by David Price January 29, 2018
Nuestra Comunidad recently hosted a community meeting in Roxbury to introduce the Good Food Markets supermarket to neighbors.  Based in Washington, D.C, Good Food Markets plans to open at Nuestra and Windale Developers’ Bartlett Station in Dudley Square.  Neighbors peppered the supermarket team with questions about food selection, quality, […]

By |January 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Home Matters! – Three ways supermarkets can drive community development 

Eight tips to manage your 2017 taxes

A national poll from NeighborWorks America found nearly half of the taxpayers across the country expect to use their 2017 tax refund to strengthen their financial situation by either paying off debt or saving for the future. Financial capability counselors from Nuestra Comunidad are ready to help you make the best decision possible when it […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Eight tips to manage your 2017 taxes

Community Gardens Matter: El Jardin de la Amistad

The Trustees of Reservations’ investment in Nuestra Comunidad’s El Jardin de la Amistad has brought much needed water service to the 11,000 square foot community garden located on Dudley Street in Roxbury. Alongside resident leaders, the planning phase for the project, including engineering and permitting of a dedicated service for the property, began in 2016.

The […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Community Gardens Matter: El Jardin de la Amistad

Community Policing Matters: Congratulations Marie Miller!

Marie Miller: Restoring trust between police and community

Boston Police Officer Marie Miller is the winner of the NeighborWorks America Dorothy Richardson Award
Original post on NeighborWorks America

Marie Miller became a police officer by accident. But what a fortunate accident it was.

“It was my girlfriend who wanted to join the police force, not me,” recalls Miller, who […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Community Policing Matters: Congratulations Marie Miller!