Tag Archive: Boston

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 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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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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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:

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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Jun 25


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 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

Jun 09

Sit-In for Opportuni(T)

Dear friends and family, This morning myself and 30 other youth and supporters of the Youth Affordabili(T) Coalition have begun a Sit-in for Opportuni(T) in the office of the Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation. I am taking this action because i believe that youth all around Boston deserve a Youthpass, a monthly pass for people ages …

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Nov 02

The Grinder Episode 2: Jamarhl Crawford

[Via Grassroots Grind] For the second episode of the Grinder, we site down with Jamarhl Crawford, community activist, publisher / editor of Blackstonian.com, poet / Hip-Hop artist and current write-in / sticker candidate for District 7 City Council. Jero, CEO of Scope Urban Apparel, talks with Jamarhl about his campaign, his work in the community around the issues …

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Oct 20

Ahmir Prince Ariel Lee : 2 Month Memorial & March

https://www.facebook.com/events/517245821694520/ Black Justice! Is there such a thing for Ahmir Lee in this city of Boston! Patricia Lee Tueday October 22nd, 2013 3PM 530 Boylston Street Boston MA RSVP Via FB

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 17

Public Education Campaign Organizer

Massachusetts Jobs With Justice Public Education Campaign Organizer Massachusetts Jobs With Justice (www.massjwj.net) is seeking a dedicated, hard-working individual to be part of our campaign to protect public education, to carry out the overall work of the organization and to help with campaigns, communications and coordination of our growing community-labor coalition in Massachusetts. The Public Education …

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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 26


CALLING YOUTH TO LEAD A MULTI-ISSUE MAYORAL FORUM ON YOUTH ISSUES! First Planning Meeting: Thursday, September 26 from 4:00-5:30 (Food at 3:30) Dorchester Bay in Uphams Corner (594 Columbia Road) RSVP to yjpuboston@gmail.com if you can come! Hello everybody! After the preliminary elections, a number of groups including Youth Justice and Power Union & Youth …

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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

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 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 06

Rally for Solutions on City Hall Plaza – Report Back

Via Blackstonian.com Yesterday, as many of you who joined us know, the Blackstonian organized a “Rally for Solutions” at City Hall Plaza to address violence in the city. We were motivated by our count of the shootings since the Boston Marathon passing the tragic milestone of 100 since April 15, 2013. Over 100 people joined …

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Aug 04

CITY HALL RALLY: 100 Shootings since Marathon – #OneBoston ? #BostonStrong ?

100 Shootings since the Boston Marathon – #OneBoston ? #BostonStrong ? RSVP on Facebook In light of our count of the shootings since the Boston Marathon reaching the sobering milestone of at least 100 shootings since April 15 2013, we call upon citizens of good will and good faith to unify to say that every …

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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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Mar 01

On The Rise – Workshop with Scope Urban Apparel

  An Event for young artists and entreprenuers: Fashion 4 Peace has teamed with the Scope Urban Apparel fam and Got Sole 1981 to offer a workshop for young men aged 14-18 on starting your own brand and business and designing tees. Scope will talk about their experience as a young start up brand and the process of starting a …

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Oct 29

Boston Police Department Lacking Diversity, Especially at Command Level

The Blackstonian today released some devestating reports today revealing the lack of diversity in the Boston Police Department and Boston City Govt. Read on Blackstonian http://blackstonian.com/info/2012/10/focus-on-diversity-boston-police-department-f/ DOWNLOAD BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT DIVERSITY CHART Read on Blackstonian http://blackstonian.com/info/2012/10/focus-on-diversity-boston-police-department-f/  

Oct 29

City of Boston Government Lacking Diversity at Leadership Level

The Blackstonian today released some devestating reports today revealing the lack of diversity in the Boston City Govt. and the BPD. Read on Blackstonian: http://blackstonian.com/info/2012/10/focus-on-diversity-city-of-boston-f/ DOWNLOAD CITY OF BOSTON DIVERSITY CHART Read on Blackstonian: http://blackstonian.com/info/2012/10/focus-on-diversity-city-of-boston-f/  

Sep 04


Are you interested in a social justice approach to poverty and homelessness?  Want to advocate for justice in Boston? Since the 1980s, The Poor People’s United Fund (PPUF) has fought to change the structures that systematically reward the rich and deprive the poor and has offered help to those in desperate need. This internship provides an opportunity …

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