Announcing the 2014 FII Boston Fellows

December 5, 2013

We are excited to announce the 2014 FII Boston Fellows! Fellows will lead projects and initiatives within FII and the Greater Boston community to create a movement of families working together to create and access resources to achieve goals. The 2014 FII Boston Fellows are: Wilbur Brown Lucy Cadavid Martha Caro Joann Diaz Sheila Knight... Read More »

Family Links Harvest Fest and Annual Holiday Celebration

December 5, 2013
Family Links Harvest Fest and Annual Holiday Celebration

   On November 10th 2013, Family Links hosted a Harvest Fest for the families of FII.  In addition to delicious food and festive music, families enjoyed arts and crafts such as cookie decoration, jewelry making, building bird feeders and painting wood art. Families also had the rare opportunity to play with live animals from the New... Read More »

Financial Management and Credit-Building Resources

December 5, 2013
Financial Management and Credit-Building Resources

We are in the process of testing 2 partner resources: HelloWallet and RentalKharma. Please read descriptions below and contact your liaison if you are interested and qualify. We may follow-up to learn about your experience with these resources. HELLOWALLET HelloWallet is an independent online financial adviser tool that allows you to: Get personalized recommendations and guidance to... Read More »

FII Grupo Bonds Através Yard Sale

November 20, 2013

Na agosto, grupo de Iniciativa das Mudjeres de Haiti realiza uma venda de quintal como ses reunião mensal. Aqui stá kuze que kes mudjeres tinha direito de venda sobre atividade de ses grupo. “Como um grupo e como indivídos, nos principal objetivo é expandir ou enriquecer nos conhecimento. Na processo de nos ta tenta construir... Read More »

FII lança UpTogether Vídeo de Histórias de Projeto

November 20, 2013

A iniciativa Independênte famíliar (FII) stá ta lança Stories-UpTogether um projeto de vídeo unde bu ta começa ta compartilhar bus próprias histórias. Histórias que bu ta obi de famílias suma debo, que sta trabadja duro pa medjora bu vida, e as vidas de outros, e inspirador e informativos. E du cre sabe mais de bo.... Read More »

Outubro Reuniao de ligacao familiar (Family links Meeting)

November 20, 2013

Laços familiares, é uma iniciativa pa incentiva conexão entre grupos familiares e ku FII. Laços Familiares ta reúne mensalmente ku representantes de todo grupos de Boston FII, ku objetivo de compartilha histórias, informações e recursos, que representantes pode traze de volta a seus grupos. Nu ta spear tem um representante de cada grupo pa participa... Read More »

Changes to the Boston Office

October 22, 2013

As some of you may have already noticed, we’ve made some major changes to our Boston office! We expanded the office to two floors, and now have two spaces — one upstairs and one downstairs — where families can gather for group monthly meetings. We also made more room for the children to play by moving the childcare area into... Read More »

Update on Expansion and Referral Tips

October 20, 2013
Update on Expansion and Referral Tips

Since expansion began this summer, we have enrolled more than 100 new families into FII! A huge thank you to those FII families who have referred other families and formed groups — we appreciate your support as we grow. We are still accepting new families, so if you’ve been with FII for at least 6 months, are in good... Read More »

New Monthly Journal Database Now Online

October 20, 2013
New Monthly Journal Database Now Online

Last month, thanks to feedback from families, we finally launched a new monthly journal database! The new database has a different look and is easier to navigate, and the monthly journal has many of the same questions and sections, as well as some new ones. All families will transition to the new database by the end of this year. If you... Read More »

Berta Miller Scholarship Fund Deadline Approaching

October 20, 2013
Berta Miller Scholarship Fund Deadline Approaching

FII formed the Berta Miller Scholarship Fund in October 2012 in memory and honor of FII founder Mauricio Lim Miller’s mother Berta Miller. FII families in good standing who are interested in engaging in an educational opportunity are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is Friday, November 15th. If you have questions about the application... Read More »