The Power of Collaboration

Communities and schools creating solutions together.

Our Why

We believe that advancing equity requires a “collaborative consciousness”.

Our Vision

A Boston where every child has access to high quality education, housing, and health. 

Recent News & Events

A much deserved tribute to HG Founder Hubie Jones and his wife katherine – boston globe

A much deserved tribute to HG Founder Hubie Jones and his wife katherine – boston globe

Feb 9, 20241 min read
Higher Ground founder Hubie Jones and his wife Kathy were featured in a February 7th article in the Boston Globe…
Boston’s Higher Ground Awarded the BIDMC grant

Boston’s Higher Ground Awarded the BIDMC grant

Jan 8, 20241 min read
Please check out the latest media release the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center! Click on the attached link below to…
Higher Ground on GBH News Boston

Higher Ground on GBH News Boston

Oct 4, 20231 min read
On October 3rd, Higher Ground’s Brandy Brooks was interviewed to discuss student homelessness in Boston. “The city of Boston and…

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Our Focus Areas

We focus on challenges identified by community members. We leverage the many resources that exist in our partner schools and our community. We view these focus areas as interconnected –  that’s why our approach is holistic and multi-faceted.

Reflections from Our Community

Why Collaboration Matters

Our community of parents, residents, service providers, funders, universities and government agencies share what sets Higher Ground apart.

Our Impact

65+

Collaborative Partners

Established effective partnerships with more than 65 community providers, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.

75%

Reduced Student homelessness

Housed over 400 students and their families in our partner schools by working with a coalition of providers and government agencies to find systems-level improvements.

$15 M

Invested

Secured over $15 million in investments for Roxbury and surrounding neighborhoods to strengthen the quality of education, health, and housing.