With Your Support, Our Resistance Grows Stronger

Dear Friend,

“It is our duty to fight for freedom.

It is our duty to win.

We must love and support one another.

We have nothing to lose but our chains.”

-Assata Shakur

For 39 years, Boston Mobilization has fought against racism, sexism and classism towards our vision for a just world. In the face of white supremacy, xenophobia and voter suppression, our resistance only grows stronger. We are developing today’s generation of young social justice leaders through our transformational youth programs, our critical community organizing and campaign work, and our powerful trainings.

Some highlights of our work this past year include:

  • OurSub/Urban Justice Program teens advocated with the offices of Senators Elizabeth Warren (US), Sonia Chang-Diaz (MA) and Cynthia Creem (MA) to ensure meaningful youth engagementin the new Massachusetts voter pre-registration law for 16 and 17 year olds.
  • Our teens successfully campaigned to defeat the statewide ballot initiative on lifting the charter school cap.
  • Over 100 teens graduated from the Social Justice Leadership Institute, honing in on their understanding of systems of oppression and strengthening leadership skills on 14 New England private school campuses.
  • Our teen leaders facilitated more than 50 trainings, reaching close to 1300 young people.
  • We launched our innovative TeensVote! Program, through which we will register over 5,000 16 and 17 year olds in the coming two years.

It is so important to spread knowledge in our society and to work to change the injustices we see happening. Here, we do both. This organization matters to me because it has become the place where I learned, and am still learning, to find my voice.
Mary, 15, Medford, MA

Day after day, our teens are building a community motivated by love and guided by justice. Across race, gender, class, immigration status, sexual orientation, and neighborhood differences, our teens remind us that social justice work is about creating change at the root cause.

Our teens are not waiting. Our teens are organizing, educating and building their ideal world today, continuing yesterday’s historic traditions with today’s young leadership. Thank you for supporting this work. Your donation today makes a difference in our future. Please give as generously as you can through this link.

Sincerely,

Nina Mukherji                              Erin Rodriguez                                                                                                Co-Chair                                        Co-Chair

Boston Mobilization Board of Directors                                                                                  www.bostonmobilization.org                                                                                                                                617.492.5599

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