Tag Archive: Community

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 …

Continue reading »

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, …

Continue reading »

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 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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 – …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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, …

Continue reading »

May 07

Educate to Liberate

Calling all Teachers, Youth, Parents & Community Members! Concerned about the quality of schools? Interested in learning about promising experiences of community organizing to improve schools? Join us for a weekend of learning, dialogue and action aimed at “Creating the Schools we Deserve” EDUCATE TO LIBERATE CREATING THE SCHOOLS WE DESERVE share * inspire * democratize * debate * activate 3rd Annual Boston-area Educators for …

Continue reading »

Jan 22

Feed the Hood / Fill Your Fridge Update

We’ve been working with the Blackstonian and Occupy the Hood Boston coalition on the ongoing Feed the Hood / Fill Your Fridge Programs where we distribute food and home cooked meals to those in need. Recently Trader Joes has been showing us a lot of support with donations of high quality food which, along with …

Continue reading »

Jan 09

Fundraiser for Cindy Diggs Fri. Jan. 18th

Come and join us as we raise funds for Cindy Diggs who suffered a tragic fire with her family on Christmas Eve. Cindy has dedicated herself to helping the City of Boston’s Youth through her efforts organizing Peace Boston as well as UMMF an effort to galvanize Boston’s Hip-Hop community. On this night we celebrate …

Continue reading »

Jul 19

CPA Boston Hiring Community Organizer

Job Posting: Community Organizer Organizational Mission: The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots community organization which works for full equality and empowerment of the Chinese community in Greater Boston and beyond, to improve living and working standards, and to involve ordinary people in decision-making. Job Description: The Community Organizer will help community members strengthen …

Continue reading »

Jul 19

Job Posting: Community Labor Organizer

Please forward widely. http://massclu.org/sites/clud6.prometheuslabor.com/files/clu_organizer_job_announcement.pdf COMMUNITY LABOR UNITED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT—POSITION OPEN IMMEDIATELY Job Title:  Organizer Position:   Full time with 3-month probationary period and 1 year commitment expected Salary/benefits:  DOE, $38,000 – $45,000 with full health benefits, union contract and retirement plan Closing Date:   This position is open until filled. Applications must be submitted by August 10, …

Continue reading »

Apr 11

MAAP: Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program

http://www.ctwo.org/index.php?s=27 MAAP 2012 APPLICATION DEADLINE APRIL 20TH, 2012 TO APPLY FOR MAAP 2012CLICK HERE.  MAAP 2012 DATES: JUNE 18TH-AUGUST 10TH The Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP), established in 1985, is an 8-week-long intensive training program that provides people of color with the opportunity to develop skills and experience in grassroots organizing. For over 25 years, MAAP has …

Continue reading »

Mar 14

YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK: THE 11TH REVOLUTION (St. Blackness Day)

http://www.facebook.com/events/274470755955912/ Saturday, March 17th 2012 YGB Movement, Scope Urban Apparel, Voices of Liberation & BloodSkinLand Productions presents YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK: THE 11TH REVOLUTION “St. Blackness Day” The bi-yearly cultural event showcasing various artforms from local young poets, emcees, singers, dancers, musicians and more!@ Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St., Roxbury/Dudley Sq. (next to fire dept. & …

Continue reading »