The Boston Dream Center exists to meet the short and long term needs of those in the city of Boston who are chronically homeless, urban poor, those who are incarcerated, and those struggling with addiction.
“Africans believe in something that is difficult to render in English. We call it ubuntu, botho. It means the essence of being human. You know when it is there and when it is absent. It speaks about humaneness, gentleness, hospitality, putting yourself out on behalf of others, being vulnerable. It embraces compassion and toughness. It recognizes that my humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.”