Call for Interns!!!

posted in: Announcements, Summer 2015 | 0

The Jamaica Plain Forum (a project of IPS) and the Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition are seeking interns to help with communications, marketing, publicity, and event coordination for our vibrant neighborhood engagements. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for real-world marketing, communications and community organizing experience for a great cause. Come work in one of the foremost progressive non-profits in the US.

In the News: Fight Over San Francisco Neighborhood’s Mural Has Lessons for JP

posted in: 2015 Winter, Beth Roy, Blog, Event Report | 0

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.”

Housing Justice and Racial Inequality in Jamaica Plain

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.