Bring your issues with our public transit system to the ones who run it! Every month, TRU members attend the MBTA Board of Director's Meeting and express the opinions and feelings of our members on how the T can provide first class service to all our communities.
What you need to know about police searches
Tuesday, June 3,
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
at the Freedom House
14 Crawford Street, Dorchester, MA 02121
A panel discussion and community speak-out about police warrantless searches of homes, searches on the street and what can be done to make communities safe.
Wednesday, May 7
Massachusetts State House,
Hearing Room A-1
MIRA representatives will be presenting their new report, entitled "New Workers, New Voters" and lobbying Greater Boston legislators to support budget priorities such as Domestic Violence Prevention, Adult Basic Education, and English for Speakers of Other Languages.
April 29, 2008
With May Day nearly upon us, don't just show your support for immigrant causes in the streets of Boston - take the next step and head to the State House! The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) plans to continue the momentum generated on May 1 by sponsoring a Advocacy Day for Workers and Immigrants on Wednesday, May 7.
Arrive at the Mass State House at 10:00 a.m. and head to hearing room A-1, where MIRA representatives will be presenting their new report, entitled "New Workers, New Voters" and lobbying Greater Boston legislators to support budget priorities such as Domestic Violence Prevention, Adult Basic Education, and English for Speakers of Other Languages. Read more...
Come celebrate the merger of Azine, the Asian American Movement Ezine, and API Movement, the Asian Pacific Islander Movement, at the Community Social Justice Fair.
Friday, May 2
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
April 30, 2008
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Institute for Human Centered Design
180-200 Portland Street, Suite 1, Boston, MA 02114
Come learn about ACE's perspective on EJ and sustainability. This event is free and open to the public.
April 28, 2008
Chinatown is one of the fastest growing communities in Boston. Over the last ten years, the neighborhood has seen dramatic change. Despite the growth, issues of gentrification, job opportunities, and immigration still affect Chinatown today. Local day laborers hang around, waiting for restaurants to hire them for a days work. Because of language barriers, many residents lack the skills and resources to land jobs elsewhere.
This jeopardizes their living standards since the many new luxury high rises base rents on the average income ($20,000-35,000) of Boston. The actual average income for Chinatown is only $15,000. Read more...
The T Riders Union (TRU) attends and speaks at most MBTA Board of Directors meetings on transit issues that concern us and our communities.
Interested in testifying with TRU? Contact Lee (617.442.3343 x229; email@example.com).
ACE Member Game Night!
It's time once again to get together, share some food and have some fun. Bring yourself, your family and friends, and any games you'd like to play. We will also have karaoke!
Thursday, May 8
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.