Jammin' for Justice 2016

Jammin' for Justice 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Hibernian Hall | Roxbury Center for the Arts
184 Dudley Street | Roxbury, MA 02119

dancing | music | silent auction | dinner | drinks
 

ACE's biggest fundraiser and celebration of the year

​Jammin' for Justice is a crucial time to support our work. Join us to award local leaders in environmental justice, enjoy dinner and drinks, and celebrate our community while supporting effective EJ organizing in our city and beyond.

Buy your ticket today! Donations of all sizes are encouraged in advance and at the event. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Please RSVP by May 13 and let us know if you would like childcare or translation.

Many ways to give

Become a host. As a host, you set a fundraising goal and invite family and friends to join you in supporting ACE. Hosts will be recognized at the event. To learn more, contact John.

Sponsor Jammin'. Sponsorships provide great visibility for your business or organization and show our community that you support our work. Learn more about sponsorships or contact John for more information.

Donate a silent auction item. Do you have a talent for homemade crafts? Got a connection to a local business? If you have an item you'd like to donate to our silent auction, contact John.

Donate. If you can't make it to the event, you can still donate and help us meet our goal. Donate today!

Volunteer: We'd love your help in raising money to support our work. Plug in as event staff or join us this spring at volunteer nights. Contact John or check our calendar for opportunities to help out.  

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Event schedule

7:00 to 7:30 Event program

6:00 to 7:00 Dinner and drinks

6:00 to 8:30 Silent auction

7:30 to 9:00 Music and dancing

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2016 EJ Awards

As part of our annual celebration, we recognize folks for exceptional work towards environmental justice. We are happy to announce the recipients of our 2016 Environmental Justice Awards:

Grow or Die Gardeners, Altha Henderson and Teresa Senices

Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI)

Equity, Public Transit & Health Access Project, Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH), the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc. (CCHERS), On the Move (OTM), Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center (SJPHC), and the ten other local neighborhood health centers who participated in the study 

Jammin' Hosts

Hosts play an important role representing ACE to family, friends and potential supporters by inviting allies to support our work. Not only are you a valuable part of our fundraising team, but you'll also be recognized for your work at the event. To learn more or become a host, please contact John.

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Sponsors

EJ Steward: $2,500

Movement Builder: $1,500

Community Defender: $1,000
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Neighborhood Sustainer: $500
Anderson & Kreiger LLP
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Community Capital
Mass Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass Energy)
Salon 77

Block Captain: $250
ACLU of Massachusetts
Boston Climate Action Network
Boston Teachers Union
Chelsea Collaborative 
Dimesworth
Environmental League of Massachusetts
First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Needham
Greater Boston Labor Council AFL-CIO
Lucy Stone Cooperative 
Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts 
Rickenbacker Resources
Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute 
Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center
Toxics Action Center
Tropical Foods Supermarket

EJ Friend: $100
A Better City
Capitol Waste Services
City Life/Vida Urbana
City of Boston Credit Union
Clean Water Action & Clean Water Fund
Mario's Subs & Salads 
Mystic River Watershed Association 
Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Resist
Westfield Concerned Citizens
Youth Jobs Coalition

To become a sponsor, contact John.

Silent auction items

Entertainment & attractions
Four tickets to a show with ArtsEmerson 
Two tickets for Boston Duck Tours
Six movie passes to Coolidge Corner Theatre
Two tickets to a performance by the Handel and Haydn Society
Two tickets to a show with the Huntington Theatre Company
Afterwork pool party for 20 at Jillian's/Lucky Strike
Two passes to Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MassMoCA)
Four passes to the New England Aquarium
$70 gift certificate to The Paint Bar
Two tickets to a Red Sox game at Fenway Park
Family six-pack of tickets to the Salem Witch Museum 
Forgotten Boston Tour with Stuart Spina
Gift certificate for two at Urban AdvenTours 

Food & beverage
Three cases of Samuel Adams beer
Two "Dinner for Four" vouchers to Chipotle 
$25 gift certificate to City Feed & Supply
Two $50 gift cards to Dudley Café, Shanti, and/or Monroe
$30 gift certificate to Dudley Dough
$15 gift card to El Pelon
$25 gift certificate and Haley House T-shirt
$25 gift certificate to Harvest Co-op
Small ice cream cake from J.P. Licks
Coffee gift package from J.P. Licks
$25 gift certificate to Life Alive
Taste of Savin Hill gift basket from McKenna's Cafe, Savin Bar and Kitchen, and Savin Scoop
$50 gift certificate to Redbones Barbecue
Fireside Chat gift certificate for two at The Fireplace
$100 gift certificate to Tropical Foods Supermarket
$25 gift certificate to Veggie Galaxy
$20 gift certificate to Walnut Grille
$100 gift certificate to Whole Foods Market

Gifts, souvenirs & other
Autographed baseball by Red Sox pitcher Robbie Ross
Grab bag of environmental justice books
Harpoon gift pack: Pint glasses, hat, T-shirt & more
Original Beanie Babies and Care Bear gift bag

Home & handmade crafts
Three compost pickups from Bootstrap Compost
$80 gift certifcate to Boston Gardener
Homemade granola, red and green salsas
Six-pack of Left Wing Brewing beer
Two hours of professional organizing services with Neat-n-Green

Outdoors, recreation & fitness
One-year family membership to the Appalachian Mountain Club
Three $25 gift cards to Bikes Not Bombs
Three Day Passes to Brooklyn Boulders
Two Day Passes with gear rental at Central Rock Gym
Free day of paddling with Charles River Canoe & Kayak
One-year membership to Hubway
One-year family membership to the Mass Audubon Society
Day pass with gear rental to Rock Spot Climbing Gym

Check back soon to see more!

Got a great gift idea? Contact John to donate!

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Public transportation directions

Hibernian Hall is accessible by bus routes that serve Dudley Station, including the Silver Line bus and routes 1, 8, 15, 23, 28, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47 and 66. From Dudley Station, walk a block and a half east on Dudley Street. The closest subway stop is Roxbury Crossing (orange line), 0.7 miles away. Several bus routes go from Roxbury Crossing to Dudley Station.

See the MBTA's Trip Planner for more transit information.

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Driving directions

From the South:
On Route 93 North, take Exit 18 (Mass Ave/Roxbury) and proceed though two sets of lights. At the third light, take a left onto the Mass Ave Connector/Melnea Cass. Continue for approximately 0.5 miles and turn left onto Harrison Avenue. After three blocks, take a left onto Dudley Street. Hibernian Hall is the second building from the corner on your left hand side.

From the North:
On Route 93 South, take Exit 18 (Mass Ave/Andrew Square) and keep right at the fork to continue onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Go through one set of lights. At the second light make a left onto Hampden Street. Continue for about 0.4 miles, then make a right onto Dudley Street. Hibernian Hall will be three blocks down on your right.

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Parking information

If you are driving, we recommend that you plan to arrive as early as possible to allow ample time for parking. There is a small parking lot behind Hibernian Hall and street parking available throughout Dudley Square. There is also a large public parking lot across from 2181 Washington Street (ACE's former office), between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue.

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