Press Pass TV is a non-profit organization that focuses on telling the stories of the community. For years, Press Pass TV has been covering the ongoing fight for more youth jobs funding. Here, we take a look at how young people across Massachusetts are using their shared battle to unite around a larger youth movement for justice.Click this link to find out more about Jobs for Justice: Building a Youth Movement
Press Pass Tv is a non profit organization that is dedicated to telling the stories of the community using film. Four young Black women were shot Sunday night August 12th while they sat in their car parked on Harlem Street in Boston. We went to Dorchester to talk to community members about how we can help stop the violence in our community. We hope that you will be able to share this story with other people who believe that it is time for a change, especially here in Boston.
Bread & Puppet Theater: The Circus of the Possibilitarians. Held outdoors on Sunday, September 2nd at 3 pm on the Cambridge Common, near the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Garden St., Cambridge. Free performance [pass-the-hat donations welcome], rain or shine. For further details, call the Boston-area Bread & Puppet Theater information line 617-286-6694 or log onto www.breadandpuppet.org.
Bread & Puppet Theater: The Circus of the Possibilitarians . Held outdoors on Sunday, September 2nd at 3 pm on the Cambridge Common, near the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Garden St., Cambridge, 02138. Free performance [pass-the-hat donations welcome], rain or shine. For further details, call the Boston-area Bread & Puppet Theater information line 617-286-6694 or log onto www.breadandpuppet.org.
Anyone want to help get the MBTA to get rid of the closed door policy on the Green Line?
Checked and no one else had set up Facebook page so I did. Welcome any and all suggestions. It's only going to get worse when school starts in the fall.
Mosque burned in Joplin: Another hate crime?
Hours after the shooting in Wisconsin, a mosque burns to the ground in tornado-ravaged Joplin
By Susan Campbell
Adam had a post regarding the Boston neighborhood markers (http://www.universalhub.com/2012/what-happened-mar...) and I had mentioned about the old street signs that still exist in Boston, such as the one on the corner of Temple and Baker Street that still exists.
Over the past few months, however, I have been using Google Maps and Bing Maps to find pictures of the signs that still exist. They are divided into sections; simply click a point on the map, and select Street View to see the image.
Do you often get stuck in conversations? Not know how to approach people at networking events? Join Socializing for Justice for a fast-paced, fun & interactive Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze on September 6th, 6:00 - 8:30 PM at the NonProfit Center*, 89 South St, Boston.
Register at www.sojust.org - Newcomers always welcomed!
SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common values but may work on different issues. We create social spaces that allow for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a Skillshare Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center, which builds our individual capacity to make a difference in the world.
6:00-6:30 Socializing - bring your own dinner
8:00-8:30 Q & A and more socializing
Event fee: $10-$20 cash at the door.
SoJust's Co-Founder, Robbie Samuels, who is well known for his schmoozing skills, is this month's facilitator.
Art of the Schmooze
Overheard in West Roxbury Y men's locker room among two retirement-age guys:
- 1: You still going to Egypt?
- 2: Yeah, sure.
- 1: I wouldn't go, even if it was free.
- 2: You're afraid of Egypt but you go to Dorchester?
Uncertain how to work towards a secure financial future while living out your values? Join Socializing for Justice for a Skillshare on Socially Responsible Investing on August 6th, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.
SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common values but may work on different issues. We create social spaces that allow for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a Skillshare Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which increases our individual capacity for movement building.
6:00-6:30 Socializing - bring your own dinner
6:30-8:30 Training and Q & A
RSVP at http://www.sojust.org - Newcomers always welcomed!
Event fee: $10-$20 cash at the door.
Socially Responsible Investing
How do we manage our finances to best sustain ourselves and support our vision of a more just economy? This is a chance to learn investment basics and discuss financial management with a local progressive activist and finance professional. No prior knowledge expected: we'll start with fundamentals and definitions. Participants should come away with a more intuitive sense of how to use investments, and ideas about how to research and choose between different financial tools without checking your politics at the door.
ABOUT OUR PRESENTER
Seriously? In addition to paying attention to street cleaning hours, now I need to keep a Red Sox's schedule in my car before I park?
120 Brookline Avenue, Boston
Recess for Justice is going down at the Stony Brook court right off Lamartine Street in JP on Saturday, July 28th, from 11:00AM to 2:00PM. (Exit Stony Brook T station on the Orange line, walk directly across the street to the park - we'll be on the field and in the courts right in front of you.) We’re hoping for a sunny summer day!
Bring your favorite outdoor game or check out the assortment of fun we'll have on hand: Frisbees, kickball & chalk (for 4-square!), jump rope, basketball, softball (bring a glove) and whatever other randomness we can think of. If it's hot we can run through the fountain sprinkler to cool off. Check out the photos from previous Recess for Justice events in 2007, 2008, and 2009!
RSVP at www.sojust.org - Newcomers always welcomed!
Fee: $2 cash at the event
[float=right][/float]Rethink Brown has a new report that looks a Scott Brown's record during two years as US Senator.
The report is organized in four parts;
This summer Unreliable Narrator in association with the Pluto Tapes presents a tour of 2010: Our Hideous Future: The Musical!, an original cyberpunk musical comedy. Tickets for all shows are available for $10 are available through http://www.2010tour.net. Dates are as follows:
Wed., July 11: 95 Empire in Providence, RI
Sat., July 21: Griffen Theatre in Salem, MA
Fri. and Sat., Aug. 3 and 4: Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn, NY
It’s the way far distant future, AD 2010, and it’s a bad time to be human. Lonely human freedom fighter Kate Brick plans a last stand against the oppressive Artas, artificial life forms who control humankind through torture, brainwashing, and Foursquare. But judging by the apathy of her lover Dehnise Compuserve and of her fellow humans, it may be too late.
2010 is a synthpop-infused, queer-friendly musical comedy homage to the great dystopian classics of the 1980s and '90s. Playwright Carl Danielson brilliantly riffs on classics like Blade Runner, Max Headroom, The Matrix, and Snow Crash. Meanwhile, local songwriter/audio producer Andy Hicks (of The Pluto Tapes) provides delightfully twisted tunes like "Near Futuristic Dystopia!" and "Bangor Boogie.”
Boston PD by Fenway Park kicks over bucket drummer's buckets, tells him to stop. He keeps playing. Crowd cheers. Cops booed.
- Jeff Maker
[float=right][/float]The Boston Globe:
Upper Crust accused of scheming on pay
Affidavit from CFO claims checks forged, pay slashed
The Fenway Recordings Sessions Presents:
The Drive Tour @ Brighton Music Hall
Featuring College, Anoraak & Drive, from the soundtrack to the movie Drive.
July 22, 2012
Tickets on sale Friday, June 8 @ 12 noon.
Just came across this:
FREEDOM RALLY THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 8!
To Be Held in at the corner of Park and Beacon Streets, across from the statehouse 11:30am - 1:30pm
In Parallel with an Anti-Abortion Rally Demanding That the Obama Administration Provide Full Contraceptive Coverage Exemption from the 2010 Affordable Care Act
This Friday, June 8, anti-abortion groups will be rallying in cities across the country to protest the contraceptive coverage mandate of the 2010 Affordable Care Act and demand that religious groups, under the guise of "Religious Freedom", be granted a full exemption from the mandate.
In Massachusetts, these rallies will be held in Boston, on Cape Cod, in Leominster, West Roxbury, and Worcester, All rallies are at 11:30 a.m.
Americans United is planning a counter-rally in parallel to let them know that we support the First Amendment and demand that religious organizations be held to the same standards of following the law as every other US institution.
Paul Craney is a movement conservative who created a "non-partisan" "non-profit" lobbying organization and appointed himself director. He drinks a lot of coffee with potential secret donors, and tells people on twitter about it when he's driving to and from meetings. He also tweets about the Governor's calendar.