UMass Boston


We thank our philanthropy, research, and community partners for their support and collaboration!

Philanthropy Partners

  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
  • Boston Digital Bridge Foundation
  • The Boston Foundation
  • Boston Housing Authority
  • Bowery Residents Committee
  • City of Boston
  • Combined Jewish Philanthropies
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts:
    • Elementary and Secondary Education
    • Health and Human Services
    • Housing and Community Development
    • Mental Health
    • Public Health
    • Transitional Assistance
    • Trial Courts
  • Eos Foundation
  • The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • Fulbright Program
  • The George Gund Foundation
  • Harvard Law School
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation
  • Harvard School of Public Health
  • The Hyams Foundation, Inc.
  • Just-A-Start Corporation
  • Lake County, IL Department of Planning, Building, and Development
  • Massachusetts Association for Community Action
  • Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Charitable Foundation
  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • The Oak Foundation
  • Reos Partners
  • Russell Sage Foundation
  • The Starr Foundation
  • Stoneman Family Foundation
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
  • W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • The Urban Institute
  • Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
  • Crittenton Women’s Union (formerly Women’s Educational and Industrial Union)

Research Partners

  • Center for Economic and Policy Research 
  • Citizen’s Housing and Planning Association
  • Homes for Families
  • Lisa Dodson (Institute for Children, Youth and Family Policy, Brandeis University and Boston College)
  • On Solid Ground Coalition
  • 9to5 National Association of Working Women

Community Partners

  • All Together in Dignity Fourth World Movement
  • The Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, Inc.
  • Boston LISC
  • Boston Redevelopment Authority
  • Boston Tenant Coalition
  • Centro Presente
  • Children’s Health Watch
  • City of Cambridge
  • Coalition for Occupied Homes in Foreclosure
  • Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Inc.
  • Father Bill’s & MainSpring
  • Home Start
  • Homes for Families
  • The Immigrant Learning Center
  • Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston
  • Mattapan United
  • Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership
  • Millennium Ten
  • Project Bread
  • Project HOPE
  • The QED Group, LCC
  • Travelers Aid Family Services
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • University of Haifa, Israel
  • University of Massachusetts Boston:
    • Institute for Asian American Studies
    • Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy
    • Center for Collaborative Leadership Emerging Leaders Program
    • Commonwealth Compact
    • The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy
    • Institute for Community Inclusion
    • Labor Resource Center
    • William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • YouthHub Boston


Center for Social Policy

Healey Library, 10th Floor, Room 12
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125 USA


The Center for Social Policy is affiliated with the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.