Tag Archive: YJPU

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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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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Apr 09

Major Step Towards Boston Youth’s Demands: Boston Youth Fund Will Include 18 Year Olds in Summer 2014

Major Step Towards Boston Youth’s Demands: Boston Youth Fund Will Include 18 Year Olds in Summer 2014 Young people in Boston have won a major victory in their organizing for youth jobs in the city. The Youth Justice and Power Union (YJPU) is excited to announce that Boston Youth Fund (BYF) is including 18 year …

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May 07

Join Us Today! Youth Movement Assembly at 4 at Hibernian Hall!

Last year … TWO HUNDRED YOUTH in Boston came together to develop a VISION for JUSTICE ACROSS THE CITY JOIN US this year to turn that vision into a PLATFORM to unite and catalyze youth organizing in the city! The movement is growing … we need  you to be a part of it! City-wide Youth Movement Assembly Tuesday, May 7 from 4-7 p.m. Hibernian …

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Mar 22

YJP Union Training! This Sunday from 10-4

Join the Youth Justice and Power Union this week: Leadership Training Sunday, March 24th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ REEP – 2181 Washington St, 3rd Floor We’ll have trainings on creative and direct actions; racial, economic and gender justice; story-based strategy; working with elected officials and more. Join us for food and community-building! …

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