Neighborhood Testimonials

A row home with an elaborate dorrway

Learn about living in one of the Live Near Your Work (LNYW) Program’s qualifying neighborhoods from fellow UMB employees.

Ashley Valis, MSW

Executive Director, Office of Community Engagement, Hollins Market Resident

Ebony Nicholson, MSW

Academic Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, Campus Life Services, Hollins Market Resident

Lauren Kareem, MEd

Assistant Director and Curriculum Coordinator, CURE Scholars Program, Pigtown Resident

Bill Joyner, MSW

Coordinator, Office of Community Engagement, Union Square Resident

Stephanie Bowe, MLS

Head of Technical Services, Thurgood Marshall Law Library, Union Square Resident

Khandra Sears, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Medicine, Center for Vaccine Development, Union Square Resident