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May 2018

In This Together–Advancing Clean Energy & Fight Fracking

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Co-sponsored by Clean Water Action, Mothers Out Front, the Mass Power Forward coalition, Resist the Pipeline, Jamaica Plain Forum, Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station, Boston Clean Energy Coalition   You are invited to an evening with community leaders from the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, at the other end of the fracked gas pipelines that connect to Massachusetts. Families, landowners, and whole communities there have been deeply impacted by intensive development of fracking wells and facilities, and their struggle connects directly…

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*Sandra Steingraber* Toward an Unfractured Future: Science, Civil Disobedience, and Feminism in the Fight Against Fossil Fuel Expansion

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Fracking is a shock and awe operation that turns drinking water into a poisonous club that is used to smash apart our nation’s bedrock in order to extract inherently leaky fossil fuels: oil and gas.   Fracking's infrastructure extends to the shale deposits of Pennsylvania, Texas, Oklahoma, and North Dakota, where the wells are drilled, to the hills of Wisconsin and Minnesota, where frack sand is mined, to the spiderweb of pipeline, compressor stations, storage depots, power plants, and LNG…

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June 2018

The Soil Sponge: Our Hope for Community and Climate Resilience

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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The living "soil sponge" is the fundamental infrastructure that makes life on land possible. Understanding its function allows us to address many of our major challenges with elegant efficiency. Come find out how we can help regenerate the soil sponge to grow landscapes that cool the climate, provide ample food and clean water for all, while creating resilience to climate events such as flooding, drought, and wildfires. You will come away with practical, affordable strategies to improve resiliency on a large scale…

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Lead the Way for Transgender Rights

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This November, Massachusetts will become the first state in the country forced to defend transgender neighbors at the ballot box! Join Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez, Rep. Liz Malia, Councilor O'Malley, Freedom For All Massachusetts, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition and Keshet for our Jamaica Plain Community Meeting! We’ll discuss the ballot issue, and you’ll learn how you can play an integral role in upholding Massachusetts’ non-discrimination law. This November vote YES to uphold the current law passed by the legislature (Chapter…

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July 2018

Climate legislation with Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stand up for community! Stand up for climate! Join us on July 12th, as State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez attends a special town hall meeting focused on the climate legislation currently under consideration in Massachusetts. Rep. Sánchez’s active support is crucial for passing climate policy including expanding the Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS), establishing a price on carbon pollution, getting rid of the pipeline tax, and boosting solar equity in our state. Come to the town hall to speak up and support…

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