With pre-Fourth fireworks at possibly their most insane levels ever, City Councilor Julia Mejia (at large) will host a mental-health counselor and two youth leaders in an online session to try to figure out what to do about the problems the bombs bursting in air are causing.
Mejia's session starts at 6 p.m. on Thursday, interactively on Zoom and simulcast on her Facebook page. To take part in the discussion, e-mail Mejia for log-in directions.
We hope to define the problem, how it impacts our mental wellness, environment etc and then move onto solutions
Mejia will be joined by counselor Gayl Crump-Swaby, Mejia's youth counselor, Naseoj Ware and Alondra Bombadilla, a Fenway High School student (and the city's first official youth poet laureate.