Our Vision

Rooted in Boston, Open to the World


To be a place of welcome and connection for immigrants and a collaborative partner on neighborhood issues in Roslindale.


  • Respect the dignity of every person, valuing individual and cultural perspectives and differences
  • Welcome new immigrants unconditionally.
  • Be inclusive, open to all, regardless of ethnicity, income level, and religion.
  • Accompany the materially poor, listening to needs, and standing in our common struggle for justice.
  • Partner with organizations that are committed to improve the quality of life for our vulnerable neighbors.
  • Recognize that we are an integral part of a larger community.


  • To provide an adult ESOL program where immigrants who speak, read, and write little or no English can receive help and support.
  • To advocate for/with our neighbors on issues impacting everyday needs, including immigration/citizenship pathway, employment readiness, and community well-being.
  • To provide a safe and nurturing environment for neighborhood children and families.
  • To foster experiences for our volunteers that are both formative, transformative, and community-driven.