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July 2018

Candidate Forum: Suffolk County DA & Register of Deeds

July 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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.  

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November 2018

Immigration Policy and Action Forum

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

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…

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December 2018

Understanding the Climate Picture: Lessons from the IPPC & National Climate Assessment

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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…

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March 2019

Jabari Asim: We Can’t Breathe, On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival

March 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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…

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April 2019

It’s Time to Change the State’s Racist Flag & Seal!

April 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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…

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Fair Housing Open House

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Dewitt Center, 122 Dewitt Drive
Boston, 02120
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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…

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley & Rev. Mariama White-Hammond: Green New Deal Town Hall

April 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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…

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May 2019

WARD 19 DEMOCRATS TO ELECT DELEGATES TO DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION

May 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Free

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…

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July 2019

BPD District E-13 Police Monthly Meeting

July 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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.).

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January 2020

Franklin Park Master Plan Community Workshop #1

January 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
William J Devine Golf Clubhouse, One Circuit Drive
Dorchester , MA 02121 United States
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Free

Join us for our first Community Workshop about the Franklin Park Master Plan and let us know what you would like to see for the future of the park!

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