Today, one third of our financial centers are in LMI areas where we continue to connect our clients and communities to the tailored resources, jobs, capital and partners they need to succeed. Their success contributes our neighborhoods growing stronger as a whole.
From the art on the walls, to the staﬀ at the centers, our Community ﬁnancial centers are reﬂective of the local communities we serve. Inside the Dudley Square Community ﬁnancial center in Roxbury, you’ll ﬁnd artwork by a local artist, as well as framed drawings from students at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School. Both in Dudley Square and at our Codman Square Community ﬁnancial center in Dorchester, we have bilingual staﬀ who receive tailored training on products and services to best address the speciﬁc needs of our neighbors.
These Community ﬁnancial centers are also technology hubs for clients. During the summer months in our Boston ﬁnancial centers, you may be greeted by a teenage “Digital Ambassador” intern from our partnership with Boston Public Schools & the Private Industry Council – just one way that we’re helping local youth gain work experience and mentoring.
We also share free Better Money Habits® ﬁnancial education resources both in workshops at our centers and out in the community through local nonproﬁt organizations, including Boston-based partners Sociedad Latina and Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.
Through this approach, our ﬁnancial centers reﬂect and support our local communities and connect people to the resources they need to improve their financial lives.