Higher Ground Celebrates the milestone of housing 500 formerly homeless students and families

Higher Ground Celebrates the milestone of housing 500 formerly homeless students and families

Jul 6, 20232 min read
Uniting Hearts, Transforming Lives: Celebrating the Family Led Stability Event On Tuesday June 13th, 2023, at the Bruce Bolling Building…
While Student Chronic absenteeism numbers remain high, boston and mass. show signs of recovery

While Student Chronic absenteeism numbers remain high, boston and mass. show signs of recovery

May 24, 20231 min read
This May, Higher Ground’s Brandy Brooks was interviewed and discussed the issue of student chronic absenteeism numbers in Boston. “Often, there is more behind attendance issues than just students not wanting to go to school,” said Brandy Brooks, deputy director of the education- and housing-focused nonprofit Boston’s Higher Ground. Higher Ground is the backbone organization for a promising collective impact approach to addressing student homelessness called the Family Led Stability Initiative.
Higher Ground on NBC Boston

Higher Ground on NBC Boston

Jan 20, 20231 min read
On January 18th Higher Ground’s Mossik Hacobian and Brandy Brooks were interviewed about Mayor Wu’s upcoming proposal to address housing…
Hubie Jones Receives the Norman B. Leventhal Award from A Better City

Hubie Jones Receives the Norman B. Leventhal Award from A Better City

Dec 5, 20221 min read
On December 5, 2022 Hubie Jones was honored by A Better City with the Norman B. Leventhal Award. Named in memory of A Better…
Higher Ground in The Boston Globe

Higher Ground in The Boston Globe

Oct 27, 20221 min read
Higher Ground Founder Hubie Jones and Board of Advisors member Professor James Jennings discuss the promising results of Higher Grounds collective impact work and potential broad application across Boston.
Higher Ground On Last Night At School Committee Podcast

Higher Ground On Last Night At School Committee Podcast

Oct 13, 20221 min read
We were called, “…a very highly regarded program in Boston.”
Parents and Partners Provide Testimony at School Committee Meeting

Parents and Partners Provide Testimony at School Committee Meeting

Oct 12, 20221 min read
Parents, partners and Higher Ground staff provide testimony in support of an updated Higher Ground and BPS agreement. Highlights include…
Higher Ground Board Recognized At UMass Club

Higher Ground Board Recognized At UMass Club

Sep 14, 20221 min read
On September 14th Higher Ground honored six outstanding outgoing board members for their dedication and service.
Higher Ground Participates in WGBH’s “Priced Out” Series.

Higher Ground Participates in WGBH’s “Priced Out” Series.

Sep 2, 20221 min read
Higher Ground Deputy Director Brandy Brooks raised an important question about affordable housing in the recent episode of WGBH’s series “Priced Out”.