What is the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline? Where will it go? Will it lower our energy costs? What are the risks? Why are Mayor Walsh and all our elected officials concerned about it? How can a federal agency overrule our community concerns?
First Church JP RSVP on Facebook Join the Jamaica Plain Forum in welcoming Frida Berrigan as she discusses her latest book, It Runs in the Family. Parenting is hard. So is being a peacemaker in a violent world. It Runs in … Continued
Going beyond disaster reporting, these films will ensure the experiences and points of view of Haitians are included in the international conversation about what has and has not happened since the 2010 7.0 earthquake – one of the world’s worst disasters. The films will also be used to increase dialogue and influence public policy internationally and in Haiti regarding effective foreign aid and sustainable development.
The resolution of a community-dividing dispute in a San Francisco neighborhood has lessons for JP, one sociologist told the crowd at the most recent JP Forum. Beth Roy, a longtime mediator in the Bay Area, gave a talk titled, “Mediating Gentrification: How One Community Created Unity Out Of Divisiveness.”
The 5th annual State of Our Neighborhood, organized by JPNET, JPNDC, SJPHC, ESMS, JP Forum and numerous neighborhood organizational co-sponsors was held on Febuary 26th. Over three hundred people came together to discuss housing justice issues within Jamaica Plain and Boston. The audience heard from several local officials as they committed to promote just-cause evictions, secure more affordable housing and fight for livable wages.