Unity for the Community: A Forum of Environmental Justice Service

Date and Time: 
Friday, May 9, 2008 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm

The 12th Graders enrolled in REEP's in-school EJ curriculum at New Mission High School are presenting their year-long Environmental Justice Community Service Learning projects.

Friday, May 9
Tobin Community Center,
1481 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA 02120
(enter side door entrance to basement and backyard)

Opening Barbecue: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Exhibition of Student Work: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Student work will include: videos, workshops, poems, and information booths covering topics such as the Boston University Bioterrorism Lab, Affordable Housing in Boston, Transportation, and much more!

Panel Discussion: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The panel discussion will include a moderated conversation between Seniors from New Mission High and representatives from the Boston Police Department.

All are welcome to this free event! Bring students, parents, grandparents, friends, family, guardians, colleagues, peers, neighbors. Stay for some of it, stay for all of it!

Environmental Injustice is a fact, especially for people of color and folks that live in urban communities. These 12th Graders have worked so hard all year to put this forum together and they have grown as leaders in our community. Come support them! Please feel free to spread this invitation to all who might be interested and please plan to come support our 12th Graders and our community.

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