Author: Youth Leader

This Little Light of Mine: the Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer

Last Thursday, March 26th, Sub/urban Justice youth leader Mary and I went to see a documentary showing at the Harvard Law School. The movie, called this Little Light of Mine, illustrated the life and significance of Fannie Lou Hamer, one

Show me what courageous love looks like – this is what courageous love looks like!

  At Boston Mobilization, we believe in recognizing and affirming the gifts of heart, leadership, community building and justice-making that we see in each other. So we are so thrilled that this past Sunday, Sub/Urban Justice Youth Leader Mari was honored with

Would Racism Exist After an Apocalypse?

  Last Sunday, a small group from Sub/Urban Justice was having a conversation about current events surrounding race when the question, “would racism exist after an apocalypse?” was posed.  After some consideration, the group concluded that in order to best

Organizing and Educating around recent events

black lives matter

Education truly is the most powerful tool today’s youth have. As a college senior, working at Boston Mobilization has tied me to several decades of work against oppression, particularly the Civil Rights Movement and racial justice work. In light of

Youth Voices! Intergenerational Dialogue on Racial Justice with Community Change, Inc.

On Wednesday, November 29th, more than 50 youth, young adults, adults and elders gathered to share and hear perspectives on racial justice. The intergenerational panel included Sub/Urban Justice youth leaders Emilia and Juliari, Community Change, Inc. executive director Shay, and

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Voting guide in preparation for Tuesday’s election

Our democratic system is not perfect and disenfranchises many (i.e, youth, felons, undocumented people). However, if you are able to vote, we encourage you to do so. When you go to vote, if you can, you should be asked to

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Sub/Urban Justice Youth leaders share their experiences at the Governor’s Forum

Blog post by Mary, ’17 Cambridge Yesterday, I spent two hours of my life listening to the gubernatorial candidates not answer questions we worked so hard to hear them answer. We sat there listening to them go on and on

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YOUTH VOTE Governor’s Forum

Noli leads the candidates in an icebreaker!

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Meet the Adult Support Staff!

Alongside the Year-round Staff of Boston Mobilization, Elizabeth and Chris, these staff members assist in facilitating the programming of the organization. This additional staff contributes academic, social, and developmental support to our high school interns. Any visitor to the Boston

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School to Prison Pipeline Action!

On Tuesday October 7th and Thursday October 9th, 13 Sub/Urban Justice youth and young adult leaders collected 26 stories about people’s experienced with the School to Prison Pipeline as part of a national week of action. Blog post by PULSE