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By - 4/6/14 - 6:44 pm

Hate messages and posts not accepted! This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism

Racist Graffiti No Big Deal, Not Newsworthy?

Reading a news story a week or so ago, I commented on the story. Some people's remarks made me want to start a forum for people to share what has... Read more

By - 4/6/14 - 6:34 pm

This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism. Hate messages and posts not accepted!

When I was a teenager, I worked at a supermarket as a cashier. A man always came to my checkout. He made it plain that he did not like Black, African Americans. He would throw his money... Read more

By - 4/1/14 - 8:55 am

Did you know a professionally written resume and cover letter will increase your call backs by over 65%?

Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev (professional development) training
Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover Letters on Monday, April 7, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.

Fee: $10 advance/$20 door - split with trainer
Location: The NonProfit Center 89 South Street, Boston,... Read more

By - 2/19/14 - 10:22 pm

Do you want (or need) to raise money to support the causes and organizations you care about?

Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev (professional development) training Fundraising: Getting Past the Fear of Asking on Monday, March 3, 6:00 - 8:30 PM at The NonProfit Center, 89 South Street in downtown Boston.

Fee: $10 advance/$20 door - split with trainer
Limited... Read more

By - 2/6/14 - 6:26 am
Snow blob

Italian in Boston came across this snow creature on the Common last night.

By - 1/29/14 - 8:56 pm

Are you at a nonprofit that's overwhelmed by technology? Do you feel like the unimaginable pile of tech you're working with isn't quite paying off with less work? Is it frustrating that even with extensive data management tools at your disposal, you're not able to efficiently manage or create reports from your data?
Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev (professional development) training on... Read more

By - 1/3/14 - 9:11 am
Summer Street in Boston in the snow and cold

State officials urged people to stay home this morning, and it seems like a lot of people heeded that.

Paul Villanova put on his warm clothes this morning to take photos of an empty Summer Street in Fort Point (above) and an equally empty and windswept Dewey Square:

By - 12/9/13 - 6:52 pm

Updated.

A worker at a steel-fabrication plant in the Boston Harbor Shipyard was crushed to death tonight by "a piece of steel shaped like an arch weighing 12,000 pounds," according to the Boston Fire Department.

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office says the incident, around 6:15 p.m., appeared to be an accident. State Police and OSHA are investigating.

The worker has been identified but we

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By - 11/21/13 - 8:24 am

A legislative proposal would double the minimum wage for waiters and waitresses by 2016 after five years with no increase at all. That's an outrage, Mass. Restaurant Association says.

By - 10/7/13 - 7:17 am

InternHub is just what it sounds like, is a joint product of the Federal Reserve of Boston and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Via the Daily Free Press.

By - 10/3/13 - 9:59 pm

The famous non-profit organization is suffering at the (stage)hands of LocalOne.

See below for a couple of takes on the situation.

http://www.feastofmusic.com/feast_of_music/2013/10/commentary-james-claffey-jr-hates-children.html
Excerpt:
"Accepting Local 1's demand, Carnegie said in a statement, would 'divert significant funds away from the hall’s music education programs and into stagehand fees.'"

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304176904579111810975642206.html
Excerpt:
"This is a fight Carnegie Hall... Read more

By - 8/29/13 - 4:28 pm

WGBH reports on the protests for better wages outside a number of outlets in the city today, including on American Legion Highway in Roslindale.

By - 7/23/13 - 11:51 am

The New York Times looks at the odds of somebody's kids heading up the economic ladder, finds that can still happen in places such as Boston, not so much in the South and the Rust Belt.

By - 5/22/13 - 8:26 am

HubSpot, which offers online marketing software from its offices in Kendall Square, today launched a referral program: Refer a software developer to them, and if they hire him or her, you get $30,000.

By - 3/21/13 - 12:01 pm

The Bay State Banner reports on the demise of the Roxbury Comprehensive Health Center this week.

By - 3/12/13 - 11:47 am

Boston Magazine takes a look at some data on how we get to work:

While many Boston metro area commuters are near the national average of 25.4 minutes, some take far longer: Workers in Scituate and Norwell, for example, average more than 35 minutes, as do those living in Mattapan. Some neighborhoods in the Back Bay, Cambridge, and the Financial District, meanwhile, are looking

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By - 1/28/13 - 9:13 am

Happy Valentine's Day! Ready to meet some like-minded progressives? Then you'll want to join us for Dating While Progressive, a fun and welcoming singles party!

This Socializing for Justice event is co-hosted by the Boston chapter of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS-Boston), the Boston chapter of the New Leaders Council (NLC Boston), the Bisexual Resource Center, the Boston Queer Polyamorous Women's Group,... Read more

By - 1/25/13 - 12:01 pm

At least, in Boston. Just over the transom is a press release from Hizzona's office:

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the Boston economy has made a full recovery from the Great Recession. New data released by the Boston Redevelopment Authority in its 2013 Economy Report shows the unemployment rate in Boston has fallen steadily over the last two and a half years. The

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By - 1/21/13 - 7:54 pm

With Boston snowfall currently measured in microns, somebody has already put out a space saver on Juniper Street in Roxbury.

UPDATE, 10:15 p.m. The city has closed the complaint, saying crews will go around collecting space-saving crap 48 hours after the snow stops. But wait just a second there! The city also announced there's no snow emergency. The last time we got snow,... Read more

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