Elections are one way to hold officials accountable for their actions or inaction. While it is our duty to engage the political system year-round, September 1, 2020 (Massachusetts primary) and November 3, 2020 are critical dates in the life of our Commonwealth and nation. Your decision will help shape the future of generations.
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Advocacy is a lot of work. Nothing we accomplish -- as an organization or a community -- is done as a soloe act. That's why we believe you should consider supporting one or more of the following organizations so we can continue to work together to gain justice and freedom for all.
Black Economic Justice Institute
The mission of BEJI is to advocate and develop programs that address justice and economic opportunity for black and other people of color of Boston. Learn more
Black Lives Matter Boston
BLM - Boston’s mission is to organize and build Black power in Boston and across the country. Some examples of this is to galvanize our communities to end state-sanctioned violence against Black people. To support the development of new Black leaders, as well as create a network where Black people feel empowered to determine our destinies in our communities. Learn more
Boston Ujima Project
'Ujima' is Swahili for collective work and responsibility. BUJ's vision for a just and sustainable Boston is based on the belief that we all have a role to play in creating an equitable economy. Learn more
Families for Justice as Healing
FJAH is led by incarcerated women, formerly incarcerated women, and women with incarcerated loved ones. Our mission is to end the incarceration of women and girls. Learn more
Violence in Boston
VIB is working to become a one-stop-shop for comprehensive victim services. The plan is to provide any resident who experiences any form of violence the ability to walk in and obtain all necessary assistance to overcome. Learn more
Read a Book
Now is as good a time as ever to educate yourself on the harm systemic racism has had on the nation and the people within. Take a moment to review the New York Times Bestseller List to find one or more books to help you gain a better understanding of the world around us. Be sure to purchase your book(s) from a Black-owned bookstore like Frugal Bookstore in Roxbury!