Category Archive: Education

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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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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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]

[Via Colorlines]

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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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 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

May 16

Revolutionary Love Open Mic

Throwback! – For more powerful events like this, stay tuned. We have Feed the Hood fundraiser shows with Scope on June 7 and June 27. Revolutionary Love Open Mic Voices of Liberation presents… Revolutionary Love Open Mic @7 p.m. Spontaneous Celebrations Jamaica Plain

Apr 03

Jobs Not Jails – Community Town Hall Forum Sat. April 5

JOBS NOT JAILS Community Town Hall Forum Sat. April 5th 2pm-4pm at Freedom House in Grove Hall, 14 Crawford St. www.JobsNotJails.org (STAY TUNED PANEL TO BE ANNOUNCED) Download flyer here (PDF) jnj flyer via http://blackstonian.com/info/2014/03/jobs-not-jails-community-town-hall-forum-sat-april-5/

Oct 26

Organize the Hood Boston 2013 (Recap)

Organize the Hood Boston – 10/21/13 2 Year Anniversary of Occupy the Hood Boston: Organize the Hood, held in Grove Hall, Roxbury at the Campaign HQ of Current Candidate for District 7 City Council, Jamarhl Crawford. Speakers: Patti Lee Jamarhl Crawford Priscilla Flint Min. Franklin Hobbs Continued in Part 2: Speakers: Pam Goffigan Carla Sheffield …

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Oct 20

Organize the Hood Boston / 2 Year Anniversary of Occupy the Hood

Organize the Hood Boston Monday October 21st 2013 5PM – 7:30PM in Grove Hall @ Warren st. & Crawford St. (Lot Next to the Post Office) 2 Year Anniversary of Occupy the Hood Boston In Honor of: Trayvon Martin For: Mark McMullen, Burrell Ramsey, Ahmir Lee and all victims of violence and survivors of lost …

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Oct 11

Job Posting Community Organizer, Chelsea City-wide Tenants Association

Job Posting Community Organizer, Chelsea City-wide Tenants Association Empowering People, Building our Community Organizational Background The Chelsea Collaborative is a community-based agency in the City of Chelsea, Massachusetts. Our mission is to empower Chelsea residents and Chelsea organizations to enhance the social, environmental and economic health of the community and its people. We carry out …

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Oct 11

WED. 10/18 & MON. 10/28 – *Multi-Issue Youth Mayoral Forums*

PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY. And to help plan the forums, come to our planning meeting *today* (Thursday, October 10) from 4:00-5:30 at Dorchester Bay, 594 Columbia Rd, 4th floor (buzz #8/#9). PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY TO YOUR NETWORKS: These are the TWO YOUTH ORGANIZING EVENTS this fall that YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS! Wednesday, October 16 – …

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Sep 03

Undoing Racism Workshops in Boston – October 3-5

Haymarket People’s Fund, in collaboration with others, is hosting an UNDOING RACISMtm WORKSHOP for educators & community activist with trainers from The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond – October 3rd, October 4th, and October 5th in Boston, MA.  Attached is the flyer and registration form with more information.   Because we are partnering with other organizations space is limited and registration is …

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Sep 03

TEENS: Apply for Urbano’s 2013 Fall Artists’ Projects!

Announcing Urbano’s FALL 2013 Artists’ Projects! Our Fall 2013 Artists’ Projects will continue our 2013-2014 theme: THE EMANCIPATED CITY – REIMAGINING BOSTON All teen artists will participate in two classes: URBAN MYTHS Participatory Video Class ?Lead Instructor: Carla Pataky? In this class, we will explore the idea of myths, and consider how they shape the …

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Sep 03

September 6 – Mayoral Forum – SUPPORT JOBS FOR YOUTH AND ALL!

MAYORAL FORUM ON JOBS Friday, September 6, 5:30-8pm Reggie Lewis Center Gymnasium 1350 Tremont St by the Roxbury Crossing T Stop (Orange Line) RSVP to yjpuboston@gmail.com or on Facebook at http://tinyurl.com/goodjobs2013! Four Reasons to Come: (1) If we keep strong, we will win 3000 new summer jobs and 500 year-round jobs! (2) Join over 50 adult AND youth groups …

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Aug 22

Free mobility classes for women

The Woman to Woman program at Crittenton Women’s Union is enrolling participants for their Fall term.  The term starts on Sept 9, 2013 More Info This is an 8 week, full time program for low income women that includes half-day computer lessons.  Participants with work with mentors and specialist to learn how to update their resumes, …

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Aug 14

United Sisters “Fill Your Fridge: Back to School Edition!”

FILL YOUR FRIDGE: Back to School Edition! On August 31, 2013 the United Sisters of Color will “fill the fridge” of 20 Boston families that have children in the household enrolled in school. All children in grades 6-12 will also receive a backpack filled with school supplies for the upcoming school year! Fill Your Fridge …

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Aug 01

Film Screening “Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary” 8/29

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Presented by Blackstonian.com, Voices of Liberation and Organize the Hood Thursday, August 29, 2013 7:00pm – 9:20pm Landmark Kendall Square Cinema Cambridge, MA $13.00 General Admission Movie presentation of Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a …

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Jul 26

RBG Flag Raising – Boston City Hall Plaza 8/19

Join Organize the Hood Boston, Blackstonian.com and Voices of Libertion as we raise the Red Black and Green Flag over City Hall Plaza to recognize the birthday of Hon. Marcus Garvey. RBG Flag Raising Boston City Hall Plaza 8/19/13 12 noon Recognizing the birthday of Hon. Marcus Garvey 8-17-1887 The Red, Black and Green flag was created by …

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Jul 26

Haymarket Community Dialogue: Where Do We Go From Here

HAYMARKET COMMUNITY DIALOGUE Save the Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013 11:00am-2:00pm The Trayvon Martin Verdict WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Jun 25

Save the Shattuck Child Care Center!

Via SOSSaveOurSchools.org SIGN THE PETITION The Shattuck Child Care Center provides high quality, affordable child care for working families at the Shattuck Hospital and in the Jamaica Plain community. Over the past 43 years more than 1500 children have benefitted from an early start on their education through the loving care and expertise of the …

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Jun 17

Powerful Youth preventing violence – with your help, 9 years going strong!

Beantown Society is raising funds to support its ongoing prgramming, please support: I’m reaching out to ask your support for Beantown Society, the youth-led violence prevention program I co-founded. My goal is to raise a mere $250, and I’ve already committed $100 but I’m finding it challenging at this time of year to supplement the …

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Jun 05

Data Day 2013 – Using to Data for Activism and Social Change

Via PoliticalPirates.com Join us on Data Day 2013 we will be on Friday June 21, 2013. We will be discussing how to use Data as a tool for social change and activism and talking about some of our previous and current projects and data visualizations. Cutting through propaganda with the sword of data Hear from …

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May 14

A New SIM Phase! – Staff Transitions – Now Hiring

Over the next couple of months, Nataly Castaño, SIM’s Lead Organizer, and Conrado Santos, SIM’s Campaign Coordinator, will be transitioning out of their positions as staff members of the Student Immigrant Movement. The last two years have been a rollercoaster of emotions, learnings, struggles and achievements. It is a bittersweet moment for both us to …

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