Since 1979, Mujeres Unidas Avanzando went from a nonprofit founded in a church basement to helping low-income Latina women and girls throughout the Greater Boston area.
loria Colon always knew where her roots originated. She was a First Nation, from the Elsipogtog reservation in Canada’s New Brunswick province. But after spending her childhood in Boston’s foster care system, she wasn’t sure how to connect to a part of her history she didn’t know much about.
When Rose Miller bought her current home on Oscar Street in 1997, she knew that she was returning to a […]
By A.M. Blaze Julius Wayne Dudley, 73, sports a sweeping moustache, cowboy hat, red Harvard sweater and black pants. Standing […]
By Katie Coiro Sarah Hanlon, 20, moved into Mission Hill to live in a packed house. “I live with six […]
By Joshua Qualls Jaquelin Roman’s favorite memory of growing up in Mission Hill is going with her mom to the […]
By Joshua Qualls Steven Matos, 19, has lived in Mission Hill all his life. He has big dreams. He’s already […]
By Riley Robinson Kristi Griffen, a 62-year-old retired special education teacher, moved to Mission Hill just over two years ago […]
By Joshua Qualls In the nearly 40 years that he’s been coaching basketball in Mission Hill, 55-year-old Chuck Davis, 55, […]
By Joshua Qualls Nancy Ahmadifar’s happily-ever-after story began with a housemate interview in 1975. It was a couple years after […]