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@SoJust is 7! Connecting for Justice (Open House)

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SoJust is 7! That's right, it's been SEVEN years since our first event! Join us to celebrate 2300 members, 160+ events and countless connections made since 2006! Our birthday parties are always our biggest events. Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice event? It’s time to meet 120+ friendly SoJusters!



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Added by Socializing for Justice on August 11, 2013 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze

**Please note: This was originally scheduled for Thursday, September 5th which coincided with Rosh Hashanah, the new date is Tuesday, September 3rd.**



Do you often get stuck in conversations? Not know how to approach people at networking events? Join Socializing for Justice for a fast-paced, fun & interactive Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze…

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Added by Socializing for Justice on August 11, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Hurricane Preparedness Workshop at South Bay Home Depot Saturday July 27 beginning at 9:00 am

Neighbors,

The Home Depot is offering a free preparedness workshop this Saturday at the Home Depot at the South Bay Shopping Center (5 Allstate Rd, Boston, MA 02125) and many other location up and down the east coast 9:00am to 10:30am. 

These workshops are designed to help residents in hurricane-affected markets prepare their homes, families and businesses for a possible hurricane. Attendees will learn about generator safety; sizing generators for…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Census Bureau’s New Tool Puts Congressional District Statistics at Your Fingertips

Neighbors,

I thought this might be of interest to you if you like to learn more about our Congressional District. 

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The U.S. Census Bureau has released …

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Download and share the National Night Out Boston 2013 11x17 Poster

Neighbors,

Boston Police just released the National Night Out Boston 2013 11x17 poster for the celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Malcolm X Park, Roxbury, Boston.  I encourage you to download, share, and attend. 

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments

notloB Parlour Concerts Seeks New Home

notloB Parlour Concerts Seeks New Home…

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Added by Jeff Boudreau on July 11, 2013 at 9:27am — No Comments

Inspire a Girl. Transform Our Community.

Become a Big Sister today!  We have 500 girls waiting in Greater Boston, one is waiting for YOU!

Our Community-Based Mentoring Program is a one-on-one relationship between adult women with girls ages 7-15.  Big and Little Sisters choose when, where and what they do to build a bond based on shared interests and experiences. Visits are weekly and last three to four hours; after you have been together for 3 months, you may meet twice per month. Once you’ve reached your 1 year…

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Added by Big Sister Association of GB on June 18, 2013 at 11:23am — No Comments

Sign up for service alerts from the MBTA

Neighbors,

Yesterday, the MBTA announced that it is now offering free upgraded email and text alerts.

You can sign up for alerts for the Subway, Commuter Rail, Bus, Boat, and even Elevators/Escalators and for specific periods of time such as AM Peak, evening, or weekend. …

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on June 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Socializing for Justice for a Skillshare on Video

Interested in adding the power of video to your social justice or nonprofit work? Learn to use video to not only educate and inform, but to spur action and engagement. Join Socializing for Justice for a Skillshare on Video for Social Change on June 3rd, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.

SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials that allow for the…

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Added by Socializing for Justice on June 3, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Become a Big Sister Today!

Apply to be a Big Sister! We have over 500 girls waiting in the Greater Boston area, one is waiting for you!

When was the last time you jumped rope? Shared a secret? Giggled with a girlfriend? By becoming a Big Sister, you get to experience the fun and friendship you had when you were young, while making a profound difference in the life of a girl. By becoming a Big Sister, you can be the confidant and friend who…

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Added by Big Sister Association of GB on May 16, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Great laptop for sale!

I'm moving my old laptap along. My tech-savvy computer-helper wrote it up:

FOR SALE: Asus Laptop Model M51Sr, $300

Very good shape, very clean and never abused. Windows 7 64-bit Operating System (new build). 2 GB of RAM; Upgradeable to 4GB (via www.crucial.com ). Processors are Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 @ 2.20GHz each. ATI Mobility Radeon HD Video. Screen resolution is 1280 x 800 (All pixels working). 250 GB Hard Drive. Wireless Ethernet

1GB…

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Added by Pam Kristan on May 14, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

Beautiful infographic about geotubes. What are they, why they are important

Hurricane season starts on June 1st and again we are uncertain what it will bring this year. Could we have to deal with another Sandy? Well, let’s hope not. Recently I read that the township of Brick and a few other New Jersey cities chose the geotube system for their oceanfront protection. Geotubes are made of a material invented by TenCate, an American-Dutch company, and I happen to be…

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Added by Alice Red on May 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Big Sisters needed NOW

Please step up to become a Big Sister today!  We have over 500 girls waiting for YOU! Below I have listed the different ways you can impact a girl’s life. The first step is as simple as going online to www.bigsister.org and filling out an application.

School Based Mentoring (Women 18 +)

This one-to-one mentoring program matches women mentors with girls in elementary school (grades 2-8).  Big and Little Sisters engage in many fun…

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Added by Big Sister Association of GB on April 30, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Lost small calico cat

Hi, we lost our small calico cat last Saturday April 27th, in around Spring Park Ave neighborhood of Jamaica Plain, she does not have a collar but a microchip,her name is Alicia who is such a sweet one, we miss her terribly , please call for any information at (617)308-3970,
Thanks .

Added by Mauricio Zuleta on April 29, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments

Can you afford to chip in a little so NeighborsForNeighbors.org can operate for another year?

I have been voluntarily running Neighbors For Neighbors since 2004 a labor of love because I know that being in service to each other makes the world a better place.

The funding for NeighborsForNeighbors.org comes solely from you our members. 

It costs about $1,000 a year to keep this network up and running and cover operating expenses. I'd greatly appreciate if you chipped in a…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 20, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

SHELTER IN PLACE BOSTON

Neighbors,

The city has asked all residents to "Shelter in Place". Shelter in places which basically means stay inside, lock doors, and do not let in any other than clearly identifiable law enforcement officers. 

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 19, 2013 at 8:22am — 1 Comment

Boston Police wants to know if you know these two individuals

If you do, please contact boston@ic.fbi.gov or 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), prompt #3

Please share far and wide!…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 18, 2013 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Can You Host Family and Friends of Injured Boston Marathon Blast Survivors?

Dear Neighbors, 

This has been a tough week but your generosity to host survivors displaced by the Boston Marathon Bombing is a true testament to goodness of human kind. Thank you.

What we anticipate will be needed next is housing for the…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

What kindness looks like on a map: 690 Bostonians open up their homes to displaced boston marathoners and guests

Please share this post far and wide to let our out of town Marathoners and guests know they have a place to say if they've been displaced. Also, this resource will be critical in the coming days for out-of-town family members and friends visiting loved ones injured in the explosions.  …

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Dakota Dave Hull, JP. 4/19

notloB Parlour Concerts presents
Dakota Dave Hull

Friday, April 19, 2013
Doors 7:00, Concert 7:30

Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain
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Added by Jeff Boudreau on April 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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