Tag Archive: Youth

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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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, …

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Jul 21

Call the governor and tell him you support bringing refuge children to Mass

We are getting reports from a comrade who works in constituent relations in the Governor’s office that they are getting flooded with anti-immigrant calls. PLEASE call to support bringing some of the refuge children here to Massachusetts. The number to call is (617)725-4005 More information via Boston Globe

May 16

Revolutionary Love Open Mic

Throwback! – For more powerful events like this, stay tuned. We have Feed the Hood fundraiser shows with Scope on June 7 and June 27. Revolutionary Love Open Mic Voices of Liberation presents… Revolutionary Love Open Mic @7 p.m. Spontaneous Celebrations Jamaica Plain

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

TEENS: Apply for Urbano’s 2013 Fall Artists’ Projects!

Announcing Urbano’s FALL 2013 Artists’ Projects! Our Fall 2013 Artists’ Projects will continue our 2013-2014 theme: THE EMANCIPATED CITY – REIMAGINING BOSTON All teen artists will participate in two classes: URBAN MYTHS Participatory Video Class ?Lead Instructor: Carla Pataky? In this class, we will explore the idea of myths, and consider how they shape the …

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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 04

YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK: THE 13TH REVOLUTION

Sunday, August 18th 2013 RSVP Via Facebook BloodSkinLand Productions, Young Gifted and Black Movement, Voices of Liberation and Scope Urban Apparel Present: YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK: THE 13TH REVOLUTION A new annual youth explosion that showcases a variety of spoken word, rhyme, song, dance, emartial arts and more for the community. @ Hibernian Hall 184 …

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Jul 26

Haymarket Community Dialogue: Where Do We Go From Here

HAYMARKET COMMUNITY DIALOGUE Save the Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013 11:00am-2:00pm The Trayvon Martin Verdict WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

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 17

YAC CALL THE STATEHOUSE ACTION DAY

This is a REALLY critical action day – can your organization PLEASE prioritize it & participate? Also, please forward this e-vite WIDELY & bring your own people?! YAC CALL THE STATEHOUSE ACTION DAY Wednesday, March 20th Central Event @ CYI, 3-7p (calls 3-5p) [28 Ash St Boston, MA 02111 / Next to Tufts Medical Orange Line Stop] We have NEVER been this …

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Mar 13

Sat. 3/16 Forum on Sagging Pants & The Criminalization of our Youth

Community Town Hall Forum Saggy Pants & The Criminalization of our Youth Saturday March 16th 2-5PM Dudley Library 65 Warren St. Roxbury (Dudley Sq.) RSVP on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/345187405592207/ Recently, in MA an organization has circulated a video about “sagging pants” which details punishments of arrest, fines, and up to 3 yrs in jail.  This forum …

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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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Feb 26

SIM now accepting applications for Lead Coordinator role!

Hello SIMmers, allies, and supporters! SIM is now officially beginning the search for a new Lead Coordinator. Check out the description below, and please help spread the word about this exciting opportunity to join the SIM staff team. SIM members, old or new, are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is March 18th, 2013. …

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Dec 05

Save the Date: 50 Mile March for Respect Starts December 9, 2012

HAVE YOU ENDORSED THE LA FOR YOUTH CAMPAIGN YET? Youth Justice Coalition @ Chuco’s Justice Center On the border between South Central L.A. and Inglewood one light west of Florence and Crenshaw 1137 E. Redondo Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90302 323-235-4243 * Fax: 323-846-9472 freelanow@yahoo.com www.youth4justice.org

Nov 09

A conversation with El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz Grandson of Minister Malcolm X

Join Us on Monday, November 12, 2012 for a conversation with El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz Grandson of Minister Malcolm X Still… By Any Means Necessary Experiences with the prison system, challenges for youth born into the struggle, and Movement Lessons for today’s generation. From 1PM to 4PM Free Lunch at 1:00 PM! Chuco’s Justice …

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Oct 07

10/10 Rally to End All Hostilities in CA Prisons : Youth Stand in Solidarity

[important]http://www.facebook.com/events/121279881355669/[/important]MORE INFO California Prisoners Make Historic Call to End Hostilities between Racial Groups in California Prisons & Jails! Oakland- Prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) have announced a push to end all hostilities between racial groups within California’s prisons and jails. The handwritten announcement was sent to prison Advocacy organizations. It …

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Aug 09

Operation Backpack – DONATION DAY SATURDAY

We are working with United Sisters of Color, a human service organization dedicated to serving our community, to supply 400 underserved Boston students with supplies and backpacks for the year and we need your help! This Saturday there will be 3 events to raise funds and in-kind donations for Operation Backpack, an effort to supply …

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Aug 06

Job: ZUMIX is hiring (Program Director)

ZUMIX Program Director Overview The mission of ZUMIX is empowered youth who use music to make strong positive change in their lives, their communities and the world. Founded in 1991, ZUMIX (www.zumix.org) is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to youth empowerment and community-building through music, technology and related arts. ZUMIX is not a typical music school. Our goal …

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Jun 19

25 Years After CRACK – Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:00pm – 8:30pm

25 Years After Crack Part Two: A Retrospective Discussion on the Effects CRACK COCAINE on Boston’s Black Community Join us in our follow up retrospective discussion on CRACK COCAINE and its effect on Boston’s Black Community twenty five years later. This discussion will include community members, police officers, judges, social workers, former crack dealers, former crack users, court officers …

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Jun 07

Last Poets Youth Show – Live in Boston June 16 – All Ages Show

Posted on June 7, 2012 – Last Poets 21+ Show Info – Free Film Screening: “The Last Poets Made in Amerikkka” Info Saturday June 16, 2012 we will be bringing The Last Poets to Boston for a fundraiser show to benefit the Blackstonian and the Fill Your Fridge program. While the main show is 21+, we will have an additional …

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Apr 28

El Movimiento Anniversary, Friday, 5/4 6-9pm

El Movimiento is celebrating it’s 2nd-year anniversary next Friday, May 4th from 6-9pm RSVP via Facebook. Date: Friday, May 4th, 6-9pm Location: Eceuntro 5, 33 Harrison Ave, Boston Chinatown Cost: Bring a dish or $5-10 suggested donation There will be an open mic for everyone and featuring some youth performers. Come celebrate with us! https://www.facebook.com/events/395751887121972/ …

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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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Oct 12

5 Undocumented Student Leaders Arrested

Francisco Bravo, Adrian Gonzalez, Neidi Dominguez, Nancy Meza and Tony Ortuno were arrested just moments ago after going in to the Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) Prosecutor’s office to demand that President Obama stop the deportation of undocumented youth and allow them the opportunity to apply for work authorization. Please do the following to support …

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