Member Update August 2013

August 2013

Dear Members,

REEP leader Whitney in the bountiful Shawmut Neighbors' Garden this month

Please join us to discuss the legacy of the civil rights movement and feast with us to support REEP and the Haymarket People's Fund!

Also, check out our guerrilla gardens on to see before and after pictures of building raised beds, and scenes from this year's growing season.

We hope you are enjoying these last weeks of summer. Thank you for your support!

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Estimados miembros,

REEP leader Whitney in the bountiful Shawmut Neighbors' Garden this month

Por favor únase a nosotros para discutir el legado del movimiento de derechos civiles y festeje con nosotros para apoyar a REEP y a Haymarket Poeple’s Fund!

Además, eche un vistazo a nuestros jardines guerrilla en para ver fotos antes y después de la construcción de jardineras elevadas, y escenas de la temporada de cosecha de este año.

Esperamos que estén disfrutando de estas últimas semanas de verano. ¡Gracias por su apoyo!


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Board members Osa and TJ want you to apply for our Resource Organizer!

We're hiring!

Could our next staffer be you?

We are looking for a Resource Organizer. Check out the job description! Position open until filled.

¡Estamos contratando!

¿Le gustaría ser nuestro próximo miembro del personal?

Estamos buscando un Organizador de Recursos (Resource Organizer). ¡Véa la descripción del trabajo! Posición abierta hasta que se contrate a alguien.

In this issue:

You’re invited to our next Member Meeting on civil rights

En español

ACE Member Meeting in July

Join us on Wednesday for our August Member Meeting! We’ll be commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and connecting the legacy of the civil rights movement to our work today. Who’s really in charge? How do we build power, move our campaigns and restore voting rights? Read more...

EJ Summit strengthens regional ties

En español

Ada Needles (right) and participants engage at our 2nd annual NE EJ Summit

Last month, over 100 people from four states gathered at the New England Environmental Justice Summit in Worcester to tackle issues of climate justice and movement building. This was our second annual EJ Summit, bringing youth leaders, organizers, lawyers, public health professionals and residents together to learn and collaborate from each other. Read more...

You're invited to a Maine Lobster Feed!

En español

You're invited to our Maine Lobster Feed!!

Enjoy a down home Maine-style meal in a beautiful backyard garden in Jamaica Plain! Proceeds support our Roxbury Environmental Empowerment Project (REEP) and our friends at the Haymarket People's Fund. Read more...


ACE builds the power of communities of color and lower-income communities in Massachusetts to eradicate environmental racism and classism, create healthy, sustainable communities, and achieve environmental justice.