United Neighbors of Lower Roxbury (UNLR) is a neighborhood association dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life in Lower Roxbury, a historic neighborhood in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts.

UNLR holds monthly meetings on the first Thursday of every month, where its members and other interested parties discuss issues affecting the neighborhood. UNLR uses a committee structure to address issues such as parks and streets maintenance, city services, public safety, social events, and communications.

All are welcome to participate on committees and attend our monthly meetings.

Mayor Menino's Flashlight Walks

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Jim Rice Field at Ramsay Park, Boston 02118

Mayor Menino invites you to join the Boston Police for a Flashlight Walk through the neighborhood.

"Light up the streets, light up the night.
Come out and meet your neighbors, come out and unite."

Water and snacks sponsored by PAL.
(617) 343 4345

Community Meeting

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
In front of 90 Windsor St.

The Office of the Mayor will conduct a Community Meeting on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM in front of 90 Windsor Street, regarding the benches that were removed from the area. Alwyn McLeod, representing Mayor Thomas M. Menino, will facilitate the meeting.

He can be reached at:
617-635 -3296, or

Get the flyer for that event. You are welcome to pass it along to your neighbors. Thanks!

Melnea Cass Blvd. Design Project WALK-THROUGH

Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Park area between Windsor St. and Melnea Cass Blvd.

At the request of the Friends of Melnea Cass Boulevard, The Boston Transportation Department invites you to attend the Melnea Cass Boulevard Design Project WALK-THROUGH Saturday, July 20, 2013, from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Meet in the park area between Windsor Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard.

Please join us Saturday morning to walk the Boulevard and get a three-dimensional feel for the proposed roadway changes, including road widening, and what they might mean for the abutting neighborhoods, the character of the corridor, and furture transportation and development.

Contact Patrick Hoey, Boston Transportation Department (617) 635 2454, or Patrick(dot)Hoey(at)cityofboston(dot)gov

You can download an English or Spanish version of the announcement.

UNLR invites you and your family to join us for an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 31st, noon till 1:30pm @ the Bessie Barnes Memorial Garden.

Human Rights City Boston & Byeond, is planting a tree in celebration of its' second Anniversary as a Human Rights City on April 20, 2013 12:00pm @ the Frederick Douglass Peace Park, 1000 Tremont Street, Roxbury (behind Good Eats Pizza). Come One, Come All! Potluck! For more information, please call Dottie Steven at 617-293-7311 or Debbie-Ann Meskimen Ferrettie at 781-335-8104.

Boston Shines Neighborhood City wide clean-up,Saturday, April 27, 2013, 9am-2pm. Meet at the Frederick Douglass Peace Park @ 9am. Each year, UNLR joins with local residents to help to clean the neighborhood, plant flowers and trees. It is a great opportunity to meet new people and share food.POTLUCK! Bring a dish for all to share. Tools, supplies, and T-Shirts provided!