Click here to read, "Race & Slavery at the First Church in Roxbury", or to view the recent virtual presentation of the report
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UU Urban Ministry's work begins in Roxbury. It doesn't end there.
John Eliot Square
10 Putnam Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
OUR MISSION: WE WORK ACROSS RACE & PLACE TO DISMANTLE RACISM & WHITE SUPREMACY CULTURE & TO ADVANCE RACIAL, ECONOMIC, & SOCIAL JUSTICE
Our Vision: We envision a Greater Boston where all people live with freedom and dignity, and have equitable access to resources and opportunity to shape the present and the future.
IMPACTING THE COMMUNITY FOR NEARLY 200 YEARS
Survivors of domestic violence have graduated from Believe in Success, our job- and education-readiness training program, since 2017.
Current youth participating in the Fall 2021 cohort of our Roxbury Youth Programs - an afterschool academic support program and employment and training program focused on building communication, leadership, and community engagement skills.
This is our largest cohort to-date.
Years providing safe housing and healing counseling to families fleeing from domestic violence through our Renewal House shelter.
Audience members logged-in to our first-ever virtual Community Conversation, featuring historian and former State Representative Byron Rushing.
- Multiple DatesApr 06, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USA
- Apr 13, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USACome join us and our neighbors as we enjoy fellowship, delicious food, and the opportunity to hear/present readings for the sake of thought and discussion. This isn't required if you attend, but the option is available for those who are interested.
- Apr 18, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMVirtual Event via ZoomKarilyn Crockett served with the Mayor's Office of Economic Development as the Director of Economic Policy & Research and the Director of Small Business Development for the City of Boston. She was also the city's first Chief of Equity, and we will discuss closing the racial wealth gap with her.
- May 18, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USACome join us and our neighbors as we enjoy fellowship, delicious food, and the opportunity to hear/present readings for the sake of thought and discussion. This isn't required if you attend, but the option is available for those who are interested.
- May 25, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PMMore info to comeJoin us for our 188th Annual, and hear updates from our programs and departments from the past fiscal year.
- Mar 16, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USAJoin us to enjoy fellowship, food, and reading facilitated by Akunna Eneh of the Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library.
- Mar 15, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PMVirtual event via ZoomJoin us for a conversation with artist Lisa Lee who joins Bithyah Israel from the UU Urban Ministry to share the inspiration of her artistic practice.
- Mar 07, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMZoom virtual eventJoin us for this event, organized and presnented by RYP Interns about, "Policing in Schools: How it affects young people and contributes to the racial wealth gap"
- Feb 21, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMZoom Virtual EventJoin us and our guest, Jackie Jenkins-Scott, to discuss: Education: Do access and affordability level the playing field? Event sponsored by: First Parish in Lexington and Follen
- Feb 16, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USACome join our neighbors as we enjoy fellowship, delicious food, and a locally produced film, "A Great Day in Highland Park", featuring the powerful voices of our Roxbury Elders.
- Feb 15, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PMZoom event (link below)Join us for the discussion and the interactive Q&A. Zoom link for the event below under "About the Event".
- Feb 13, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PMZoom virtual eventA virtual presentation of "Race & Enslavement at the First Church in Roxbury". Guests include report author Aabid Allibhai and historian Byron Rushing.
- Feb 12, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PMFUUSN Church, 1326 Washington St, West Newton, MA 02465, USAYou're invited to a concert featuring Classical Chamber Music and FUUSioN (aka the FUUSNBand) to benefit UUUM
- Jan 25, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PMZoom virtual eventChildren's book author Candelaria Norma Silva joins UUUM's Bithyah Israel as they connect about her most recent publications. Part of the UU Urban Ministry’s Roxbury Artist Amplification Project
- Jan 16, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USAOpera unMet, led by founder Marshall Hughes, brings a soul-stirring performance. Not to be missed!
- Jan 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMZoom virtual eventCommunity Conversations: Resolving to do Better: Banks and Black-owned Business Capital Join us and our guest, Mark Watson, to discuss ways to support Banks and Black-owned Business Capital. Event sponsored by: First Parish in Lincoln
- Dec 20, 2022, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PMUU Urban Ministry, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USAFREE food bags, gift cards, COVID vaccines, and more!
- Dec 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PMUU Urban Ministry - Putnam Chapel, 10 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02119, USA