Tag Archive: Youth Jobs

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

YOUTH JOBS ACTION

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

Wednesday and *Now* – FINAL ACTIONS FOR YOUTH JOBS

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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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!

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

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 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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Jun 25

Wednesday at 12 noon – FINAL CITY BUDGET VOTE

Via YJPU Final City Budget Vote Final Budget Vote Action – Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 pm City Hall, 5th Floor (near Government Center or State Street T Stops) Wear black shirts! So far, the Mayor has not increased the budget for youth jobs. Many City Councilors have spoken with the Mayor’s office requesting additional …

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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 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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Nov 21

YJC-Boston Youth and Allies Meeting! Next Monday 11/26 @ 5:30 p.m.

Join young people from across Boston for our monthly Youth and Adult Ally meetings! Youth & Allies Monthly Meeting Monday, November 26th at 5:30-7:30 p.m. @ The City School and Monday, December 10th at 5:30-7:30 p.m. @ location TBA. Adult Ally Monthly Meeting Tuesday, December 4th at 10 a.m.-12 p.m. @ The City School *Note …

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Oct 10

Youth Jobs Coalition-Boston Kick-Off Meetings!

Youth Jobs Coalition-Boston is starting up again! Join us for Youth and Adult Ally meetings to develop the agenda for the year! Adult Allies Kick-Off Meeting Tuesday, October 16th at 10:00 a.m. The City School at 614 Columbia Rd (Enter Through the Rear on Ramsey St) Youth & Allies Kick-Off Meeting Monday, October 22nd at …

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Sep 04

Apply now! Arts & Performance Opportunities for Teens at Urbano

Now accepting applications for Urbano’s Fall 2012 Artists’ Projects for teens Teen artists and performers, apply online at www.urbanoproject.org Urbano’s programs are free, and teen participants will receive a monthly stipend. Download a PDF information sheet to share 2012-2013 Project Theme In 2012-2013, Urbano’s Project Theme is Narratives of Exclusion: Racial and Cultural Boundaries in the …

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Jun 19

June 22 and June 27 – Youth Jobs Actions: THE PROPOSAL

  With fewer than 9,000 summer jobs for 14,000 youth who applied, we need your support THIS FRIDAY and NEXT WEDNESDAY! ENDORSE THE PROPOSAL AND RSVP FOR THE ACTIONS: 14,000 SUMMER JOBS, WITH CITY FUNDING FOR 1/3 OF THEM http://tinyurl.com/endorse-the-proposal-2012 (Or e-mail boston@youthjobscoalition.org with your endorsement and RSVP.) Part One: We Propose to the City Youth Jobs Rally *You will take …

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Jun 07

Youth Jobs Coalition – Important Meeting June 13, and Final Actions June 22 & June 27

Calling all allies — community members, youth workers, adult organizing groups: Even if you haven’t been to a youth jobs meeting or action this year, or usually focus on other issues, this is the month we need your support! Please come to the special meeting next Wednesday and save June 22 and June 27 in …

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Jun 01

Summer Arts and Performance Jobs for Teens at Urbano

Announcing Urbano’s Summer 2012 Artists’ Projects for teens, and our 2012-2013 Project Theme. Teen artists and performers, apply now! Urbano’s programs are free, and teen participants will receive a monthly stipend. Download a PDF information sheet to share 2012-2013 Project Theme For the 2012-2013 programming year, Urbano’s Project Theme is Narratives of Exclusion: Racial and Cultural …

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Jun 01

Youth Jobs Coalition Boston Adult Meeting

Monday, June 4 at 10:30 am The City School at 614 Columbia Rd (Enter Through the Rear on Ramsey St) Plan the last month of meetings with City officials and actions, to help us get from 8,800 to 14,000 summer jobs in Boston. We need *your* help to reverse last summer’s loss of 2000 jobs …

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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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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 …

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Nov 07

Monday at 11:00 *AND* 5:30 — Youth Jobs Coalition Boston!

This is one of two components (Boston and State/Private) in the Youth Jobs Coalition — please stay tuned for an e-mail that describes the two groups! Youth Jobs Coalition Boston is building a multi-issue agenda by/for youth and allies in Boston. Come join us plan our upcoming youth & community forum and help us get …

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Sep 28

Take Back Boston – March & Rally

This Friday, September 30, the Youth Jobs Coalition is part of a coalition to TAKE BACK OUR CITY from big banks and corporations that are killing our COMMUNITIES, JOBS, and ENVIRONMENT. Take Back Boston – March & Rally Friday, September 30 Arrive at Boston Common between 2:00-3:30 If you can’t come by 3:30, meet us …

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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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