Tag Archive: Budget

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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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 23


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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May 16

An Important Message from CWU about the SWM FY15 budget

The Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM) released its $36.2 billion FY15 proposed budget yesterday. While they increased funding for critical programs like housing and child care, programs that provide education and training and cash grants to welfare recipients were drastically cut. You can help low-income families working to become economically stable by calling your …

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Apr 03

Youth Lead the Change

In January 2014, the City of Boston launched a groundbreaking participatory budgeting (PB) process to engage Boston youth in directly deciding how to spend $1 million of the city’s capital budget. Through participatory budgeting, young Bostonians will identify projects to improve their communities, vet those projects, consider trade-offs, and vote on how to spend the …

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Jun 05

**We Need Your Support!** Final Actions for Youth Jobs

We need everyone now for our final chance to win 14,000 jobs this summer! FLYERS COMING SOON. PLEASE E-MAIL US IF YOU CAN COME! Actions at City Hall Tuesday, June 18th at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26th at 12 p.m. Adult Allies – Final Meeting We are calling on all our allies — youth programs, …

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May 21

14,000 JOBS: City Budget Hearing Thursday and Updates

UPDATES FROM YOUTH JOBS COALITION BOSTON! Our Campaign Goals: 14,000 Summer Jobs (1/3 from the City) and Year-Round Jobs! Boston Youth Fund Budget Hearing: Thurs, May 24 at 2:00 pm Come by 3:30 pm, and Earlier (at 2:00 pm) If You Can! State House Action: Tues, May 22 at 4:30 pm Ask the State Senate …

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Apr 26

Youth Jobs Meeting – Monday 4/30 at 6:00 pm

Youth & Allies Meeting Monday, April 30 at 6:00 pm The City School at 614 Columbia Rd (Enter Through the Rear on Ramsey St) Topics include working on our campaign map and demands. Food, merriment, good company, youth power, and change! ———————— Week of Actions – Thank You! Thank you to everyone who attended the …

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Apr 23

4/25 – Youth Jobs Day of Action at State House

Wednesday, 4/25 at the State House at 3:30 House Budget Action We lost 1,900 summer jobs in Boston last year. Help us get from 8,800 to 11,000 jobs! Led by Youth Jobs Coalition Boston State/Private. Call on the House of Representatives to add funding for youth jobs! For questions and more information, contact boston@youthjobscoalition.org or …

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Jun 23

June 29 – Action To Save Youth Jobs in Boston

Photo from YouthJobsCoalition.org Action at Boston City Hall: Final City Budget VoteWednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11:00 am* City officials: Please bridge the gap to 10,000 jobs! * After working on all other levels — Federal, State, and private — we are asking City officials to increase the budget to make sure we reach 10,000 …

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