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Boston's Democratic Ward Committes 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 19 cordially invite the public to a candidate forum for the Suffolk County District Attorney race and the Suffolk County Register of Deeds race. This is event is being held at the Bruce C. Bolling Building, 2300 Washington Street, Roxbury. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the forum is from 6 to 8 pm.Find out more »
The Trump administration's recent policy changes including repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), non-renewal of temporary protected status (TPS), child separation at the border, and travel ban of individuals from predominantly Muslim countries and the newly announced public charge policy have left the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants in a state of profound uncertainty. How have these policies affected our local communities and what can we do in Massachusetts to address this crisis? In this…Find out more »
Join us at the Jamaica Plain Forum, alongside scientists and activists from 350 Mass for a Better Future, Sierra Club and Mother's Out Front, to dissect the report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Climate Assessment, compiled by hundreds of scientists from around the world. These reports warn that these dangers are no longer remote or hypothetical. Both reports call for urgent action. How do we respond to a crisis larger than any we as…Find out more »
Jamaica Plain Forum presents Jabari Asim. Asim’s new book, We Can’t Breathe, On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survivalare Insightful and searing essays that celebrate the vibrancy and strength of the black experience in America. It is a sharp vision that challenges readers to shift perspective and examine conventional narratives. In We Can’t Breathe, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni Morrison has exposed as the “Master Narrative” and replaces it with a story of black survival and persistence through art…Find out more »
Join us at the Jamaica Plain Forum to discuss how to Help Change the State of Massachusetts official Flag and Seal – a Symbol of White Supremacy for the last 390 years. For the past 35 years, legislation has been pending in the Massachusetts State Legislature to establish a special commission to review the State Flag and Seal, and to invite Native leaders of the Commonwealth to sit at the decision-making table with legislators to design a new flag and…Find out more »
On Saturday, April 13th, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at the Dewitt Center in Roxbury, the Mayor's Office of Fair Housing and Equity will host The Boston Fair Housing Open House. The Open House event is an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Boston Fair Housing Commission, which investigates complaints of housing discrimination within the City. Constituents will also have the opportunity to connect with other City services and partners who will provide information about affordable housing…Find out more »
Join us for a historic discussion between Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and activist and organizer, Rev. Mariama White-Hammond about the Green New Deal. The ecological and economic justice challenges of our time require all of us to work for an equitable, healthy and livable planet for all. Responding to our environmental crisis must be done in a way that bridges Boston’s racial divide. A just and sustainable transition must follow the leadership of women of color who have helped move forward…Find out more »
Registered Democrats in the Boston Ward 19 Jamaica Plain/Roslindale) will hold a caucus on Saturday May 18, 2019 to elect delegates and alternates to the 2019 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. All Democrats who are registered or pre-registered in Ward 19 are invited to participate. The Boston Ward 19 Democratic Committee caucus will be held at the Farnsworth House Community Room, 90 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Doors will open at 9:30 an and will close at 10:00 am. Ward…Find out more »
The monthly BPD District E-13 meeting for July is re-scheduled due to July 4th and will be on July 10th at 6:30 pm at Curtis Hall (20 South St.).Find out more »
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