Please join us next Wednesday, July 26, 6-8pm at ACE to kick off our environmental justice vision, training and workshop series, which runs now through October. The series includes Saturday sessions once a month, and will focus on ACE campaigns and projects including our work on housing and community development (August 12), on public transit (September 16), and on climate change (October 14). We are working to confirm locations for these sessions. As for the meeting next Wednesday, here's an draft of the agenda
6pm welcome, intros, eat and review agenda6:30pm kick-off environmental justice vision, training and workshop series + membership drive7pm problem/solution activity7:30pm campaign and project updates + announcements7:50pm eval meeting8pm close meeting
Location: ACE, 2201 Washington St. Suite 302, Roxbury, MA 02119
ACE Membership Drive: July 26-end of October
To renew members
To recruit new members
To recruit new board members
Environmental Justice (EJ) Vision, Training and Workshop Series: Please join us for a series of meetings, trainings and workshops to update our community’s vision for EJ, while learning about ACE’s current project and campaign work on issues including: climate change; housing, development and land use; and transit. We’ll present and discuss what we come up with at ACE’s Annual Meeting in October.
Wednesday, July 26, 6-8pm at ACE – Kickoff event at ACE member meeting to provide an overview of the vision and training/workshop series and do a Problem/Solution Tree activity to get the process rolling.
Saturday, August 12, 10am-2pm at location TBD – Community Development 101 and ACE’s organizing in Dudley Square
Wednesday, August 23, 6-8pm at ACE – Continue process at the ACE member meeting to develop ACE’s community EJ vision.We’ll build off the Problem/Solution Tree and do the Battle of the Story activity to develop our EJ narrative.
Saturday, September 16, 10am-2pm at location TBD – Transit Justice, Anti-Privatization and the Fair Share Amendment (2018 state ballot initiative to raise $1B to transportation and education in MA)
Wednesday, September 27, 6-8pm at ACE - Continue process at the ACE member meeting to develop ACE’s community EJ vision. We’ll review our narrative, do a visioning activity and plan how to share with the ACE community.
Saturday, October 14, 10am-1pm at location TBD – Content may include a climate Justice workshop, and work to finalize our EJ vision for the ACE Annual Meeting.
ACE Annual Meeting: end of October 2017 (date and location TBD)
Elect New Board Members
Discuss ACE’s work and vision for EJ