Aug 01

Call for Submissions: No Human Being Is Illegal

Voices of Liberation, Pen & Sword Political Pirates and Scope Apparel present: ‘No Human Being is Illegal‘ a group art show at Haymarket People’s fund. Part of Jamaica Plain Open Studios 2017. This is an open call for entries of visual, multimedia and other work reflecting on Borders, Migration, Criminilaztion of Human Life and the …

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Nov 29

Art Auction Benefit For Standing Rock

RSVP Via Facebook BOSTON MA- Dec. 3 2016, Distillery Gallery is hosting an art auction benefitting the frontline, indigenous led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Boston based curators Olivia Ives-Flores, Oliver Mak, and Silvi Naci are selecting a wide array of works from local and national artists to be auctioned at the event. An …

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Nov 18

Second Harvest – Feed the Hood Benefit Show

RSVP via Facebook 11/25/16 – We’re Back! Join us for another Feed the Hood / Feed the People Fundraiser / Can Drive. Bring donations of canned or non-perishable food items and come party with us at Make Shift Boston. All proceeds go to support Feed The Hood / Feed the People Boston. Performances By: O.T.O, …

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Nov 11

Against the Wall – Artists Respond to Police & Policing

RSVP Via Facebook Press: Gallery + Interview: Major Group Art Show Takes Aim at Police Violence 11/11/16 – Come see a selection of work by artists from Boston and beyond addressing the topics of police and policing in the community. Learn more about local movement to reform police practices to improve respect for basic human and …

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Jul 29

#HoopHop 2015

RSVP via Facebook   The “Second Annual Hoop Hop Basketball Tournament” featuring Boston based hiphop/r&b artists will take place at Washington Park in MLK Boulevard in Roxbury on Saturday August 1st from 12pm-6pm. This event is intended to help bridge the gap between the Boston music scene, our community and organizations that provide resources for …

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Jul 02

Red, Back & Green (RBG) Flag Raising

[Via Blackstonian] In Honor Of: Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940 In CELEBRATION OF: BLACK AUGUST RSVP on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/666625126802943/ MONDAY AUGUST 17th 2015 ceremony 12 noon – 1 pm @ Boston City Hall Plaza for more information on Marcus Garvey see link: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/marcus-garvey for information on Black August see …

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May 18

Wed 5/20 Action – Funeral for Youth Jobs and Against Police Violence

We need *you* and *everyone you know* to come! Please share widely! E-mail, call, & tell people. Share on Facebook. And *RSVP* to action@yjpuboston.org. Wednesday, May 20 3:00 pm at Park Street T Funeral for Youth Jobs & People Lost to Police Violence Wear black and march with us to City Hall. POLICE FUNDING goes …

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Apr 07

Black & Blue pt. II – Town Hall Forum on Policing – Thursday April 16 – 5PM @ Dudley Library

RSVP Via Facebook Black & Blue pt. II Examining the Relationship between Communities of Color and the BPD Town Hall Forum on Policing Topics: – State Legislation – City Proposals – DOJ Investigation – Police Misconduct – Police Killing Of Civilians – CO-OP – Civilian Review Board – IAD Process – Police Decertification Info Session …

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Mar 19

Join us as a Volunteer Judge for City Champs!

The Boston Debate League, an organization that Currently works with 17 Boston Public Schools supporting them in forming and maintaining the Policy Debate teams. One of the fast growing leagues in the country, is offering a one-of-a-kind volunteer opportunity to support students who have dedicated their free time to mastering policy debate all year. We …

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Mar 16

We Matter: Save Our Schools!

Please sign and share this petition created by Boston Public School students http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/we-matter-save-our-schools Support the voices of Cristina Martinez of West Roxbury Academy and many youth who have testified at recent school committee meetings to halt Boston’s proposal to close 5 or more schools as of June 30, 2015 before there is a comprehensive capital facilities plan: West Roxbury …

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Jan 20

Letter to DOJ: Investigate and help reform BPD

[Via Blackstonian] Please sign on to and spread the word about this letter urging the US Department of Justice to help investigate and reform the Boston Police Department: Letter to DOJ: Investigate and help reform BPD January 15, 2014 The Honorable Eric Holder, Jr. The Honorable Loretta Lynch Attorney General of the United States U.S. …

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Dec 17

Stick It To Em – Sticker Making Party for Demz, Mike Brown, Eric Garner and all victims of police brutality.

Using Art to Advocate for Justice, Police Accountability and Victims of Police Brutality RSVP via Facebook Join us for an evening of art making with local artist Jacob Leidolf. We will be making stickers (see examples) that pay tribute to victims of police brutality and killed by officers or that have more general messages like “stop …

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Dec 02

Sticker Making Party: Using Art to Advocate for Justice, Police Accountability and Victims of Police Brutality

Join us for an evening of art making with local artist Jacob Leidolf. We will be making stickers (see examples below) that pay tribute to victims of police brutality and killing by officers or that have more general messages like “stop police brutality” or “don’t shoot”. These stickers will be made available to organizers locally …

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Dec 02

Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Oct 27

Jasiri X Live in Roxbury Sat. Nov. 8

Via Blackstonian November 8, 2014 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm If you are not familiar with Jasiri X Please see some of his work here:

Oct 13

EPOCA’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Come and celebrate ten years of action with EPOCA! Saturday, October 25, 2014  6 – 8 p.m.  Commemorate these past ten years with us in a night to remember  of tasty food, fun, music and discussion with your friends and family Hosted by our friends and allies in the campaign for Jobs NOT Jails: Mass Incarceration …

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Oct 09

Black & Blue: Discussing The Relationship Between BPD & Communities Of Color

In the wake of yet another killing of a young Black man by Police, this time in St. Louis, we invite you to join us for a Community Town Hall Meeting on police and community relations right here in Boston where BPD have shot and killed more than 20 people in the last 20 years, …

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Aug 14

National Moment of Silence for Victims of Police Brutality (Boston)

On 8/14, people will gather in cities across the country to take part in a national moment of silence for victims of police brutality. Please join us INSIDE BOSTON COMMON in front of the Massachusetts State House at 7:00 PM this Thursday. We will be gathering to stand in solidarity with recent victims of police …

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Jul 21

Call the governor and tell him you support bringing refuge children to Mass

We are getting reports from a comrade who works in constituent relations in the Governor’s office that they are getting flooded with anti-immigrant calls. PLEASE call to support bringing some of the refuge children here to Massachusetts. The number to call is (617)725-4005 More information via Boston Globe

Jul 15

URGENT ACTION NEEDED – Keep the Charter School Cap

[Via SOS] Dear friends, This coming Wednesday, July 16th, the State Senate will vote on the “Charter Cap Bill” (S2262), legislation that will have long-term and harmful effects on public education in Massachusetts. As a supporter of quality education for all, your voice is needed once again. Please join QUEST in signing a new petition urging Senators to …

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Jun 25

YOUTH JOBS ACTION

Today at 12, the City Council votes on the Mayor’s budget. So far, the Mayor has added $0 for youth jobs. CALL THE MAYOR and COME TO THE BUDGET VOTE to show them that we are watching! TAKE ACTION FOR YOUTH JOBS ** Today – Wed June 25 at 12:00 pm Final Budget Vote at …

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Jun 23

Scope Urban Apparel 4 Year / Feed The Hood Fundraiser

[Via Scope Urban Apparel] VOL Invites you to join our fam Scope Friday: This Friday, come rock with us as we celebrate 4 years of Scope Urban Apparel and raise funds for Feed the Hood. Community event features: Artwork. Music. Live Performances. RSVP via Facebook Celebrating four years of Scope and raising funds for Feed …

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Jun 23

Wednesday and *Now* – FINAL ACTIONS FOR YOUTH JOBS

The City budget for youth jobs has been frozen with $0 increase for 4 years. Mayor Marty Walsh committed to increase it to $8.5 million. In an April budget, he added $0. In a new budget last week, he told us $0 again. 9 City Councilors are writing letters supporting — now WE need to …

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Jun 16

TOMORROW! Youth Jobs Action at City Hall – 6/17 from 3-5 p.m

TOMORROW!  Demand Increased Youth Jobs Funding:  Join YJPU for Youth Unemployment Fair!  June 17 from 3-5 p.m. at City Hall The first 50 people to RSVP will get t-shirts! RSVP today at yjpuboston@gmail.com or 617-800-9722. And spread the word on Facebook! The Youth Justice and Power Union is hosting a Youth Unemployment Fair and Action at City Hall to amplify …

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Jun 10

Summer With Assata

Voices of Liberation is excited to be part of the Summer With Assata –  a series of  events to educate ourselves and our community about the life, work and legacy of Assata Shakur and the reality faced by her and others in exile or political prisoners. www.facebook.com/summerwithassata www.twitter.com/summerwassata www.tumblr.com/summerwithassata IG: SummerWithAssata

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