Jammin' for Justice 2017



Thursday, May 18, 2017
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 5 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.  

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

2017 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 2017 Environmental Justice Awards:

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.


EJ Steward: $2,500

Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Movement Builder: $1,500

Community Defender: $1,000

Neighborhood Sustainer: $500

Blue Cross. Blue Shield

Conservation Law Foundation

Cruz Companies

Mass Energy Consumers Alliance

Block Captain: $250

Rickenbacker Resources

Greater Boston Labor Council AFL-CIO

Unite Here Boston's Local 26

Community Labor United Inc.

Chinese Progressive Association

Boston Climate Action Network

Boston Teachers Union

First Church Needham

Capitol Waste

Councilor Michelle Wu

EJ Friend: $100

Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)

To become a sponsor, contact John.

Silent auction items

Arts, Entertainment & attractions

Sea Glass Fine Art Photography - a $495 gift certificate valued for a limited edition twelve-inch fine art selected from a wide variety of images. Or apply the full value to a larger print, canvas gallery wrap, or wall grouping from over 1000 available

Thomas Fallon Photography - a $1185 gift certificate valued for portrait consultation, one-hour photography session and one-hour design & decor appointment. Photography at any regularly scheduled location throught the U.S.

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston  - two museum passes valued $30

The Brattle Theatre - a double date pass valued $74

Jillian's/Lucky Strike Boston  - after work pool party for 20 valued $200

The Paint Bar - a $50 gift certificate to The Paint Bar

The Handel and Haydn Society - two tickets to a performance valued $148

MASS MoCA - two gallery passes

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) - two tickets to a performance

Peabody Essex Museum - four tickets to PEM valued $80

New England Wild Flower Society - four admission passes to Garden in Woods

New England Aquarium - two Aquarium passes valued $54

Food & beverage

Samuel Adams

Veggie Galaxy  - a $25 gift card

Chipotle - two "Dinner for Four" Vouchers

J.P. Licks  - a $20 gift card

Aeronaut Brewing Co. - a $20 gift card

Tropical Foods

The Fireplace - a Fireside Chat for two

Whole Foods Market - a $100 gift card

Foodie's Markets - a $50 gift card

Gifts, souvenirs & other

Boston Red Sox - a Craig Kimbrel Autographed Baseball 

Haley House - a gift package of $30 Haley House Bakery Cafe gift certificate, a porcelain Haley House 50th Anniversary mug, and a copy of Chef Didi Emmons' cookbook "Wild Flavors" in hard copy valued $75

Downeast Cider House - a gift box including 2 pint glasses, 2 tour vouchers, 2 koozies, and 2 stickers

Night Shift Brewing

Tasty Burger  - a Tasty grab bag (gift card, t-shirt & hat)

Home & handmade crafts

Bootstrap Compost - a certificate for 4 weekly pick ups for compostable food scraps

Neat-n-Green eco-friendly organizing services - two hours of professional organizing services

Outdoors, recreation & fitness

Urban AdvenTours - two gift certificates vlaued $50

Rock Spot Climbing

Hubway - one annual Hubway membership valued $85

Charles River Canoe & Kayak - a gift certificate for one full day of boat rental of one standard canoe, single or double kayak, or stand-up paddleboard valued $85

Bikes Not Bombs - two gift cards each valued $25

The Appalachian Mountain Club - a family membership valued $75

Mass Audubon - a one year family membership package valued $65

Brooklyn Boulders Foundation - a gift certificate for 2 day passes + gear & 2 hours of indoor Top-Roping instruction

Boston Duck Tours - two passes valued $83

Salon & Spa

Fresh Hair Salon

Got a great gift idea? Contact John to donate!

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.

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.

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.