On December 5, 2022 Hubie Jones was honored by A Better City with the Norman B. Leventhal Award. Named in memory of A Better City’s founding director, the Norman B. Leventhal Excellence in City Building Awards recognize the leaders and innovators who have made significant contributions to Boston. Remarks from Mayor Wu, Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, Charlie Rose, and Mossik Hacobian honored Hubie as “the Commonwealth’s champion for issues of equity, social, economic and environmental justice”. Hubie’s remarks challenged Boston leaders to focus on our city’s human capital infrastructure by addressing inequity in our public schools. Other civic leaders and visionaries honored included Alan Altshuler, Mindy Lubber, and David Manfredi.
On January 18th Higher Ground’s Mossik Hacobian and Brandy Brooks were interviewed about Mayor Wu’s upcoming proposal to address housing…
On September 14th Higher Ground honored six outstanding outgoing board members for their dedication and service.
Higher Ground Deputy Director Brandy Brooks raised an important question about affordable housing in the recent episode of WGBH’s series “Priced Out”.
Higher Ground Board Chair Charlie Titus was recently named to City of Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s Commission on Black Men and Boys.
Higher Ground Executive Director Mossik Hacobian was recently honored by Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center for his lifetime service to the Boston community.