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Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s Blog – February 2009 Archive (9)

Super fun volunteer ops in Jamaica Plain

Yo Neighbors:



Looking for a super fun and social volunteer opportunity? I've got you covered - be a volunteer at the Neighbors for Neighbors Community Organizing Expo on March 11th at the Milky Way!



Here are the choices:



- Be an exhibitor usher (we need 2) from 5:45 to 7 pm. Role: Check in exhibitors and direct to tables.

- Be a Greeters/Nametaggers (we need 8), One shift of four from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, and another from 8:00 to 9:00 pm. Role: warmly welcome… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 28, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Two JP resident selected to be finalist in "Pitch the City" contest

Neighbors,



Alexandra Reilinger and I have been selected as top 10 contestant for our Green idea for the City.



Please vote for us: www.changents.com/d2e



Here is copy of the press release the city just put out:



Mayor Menino, City of Boston & Down:2:Earth Announce Semi-Finalists in “Pitch the City” Contest



“Turning Beantown into Greentown!”



Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the City of Boston,… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 26, 2009 at 7:57pm — No Comments

5 ways to make a difference right now

Neighbors,



HERE ARE FIVE WAY YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE NOW!



Number 1: Participate in the Neighbors for Neighbors Community Organizing Expo on Wed. March 11, 7 to 9 pm at the Milky Way.



Meet neighbors and local organizations that share your interests! Join an existing group or better yet, start your own!



RSVP here:…
Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 25, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Vote for Joseph and The Mug Projects on Changents.com

Neighbors:



A couple of weeks ago I entered the The Mug Project in the "Pitch the city" make Beantown Greentown contest and The Mug Project was selected as one of the top ten contestants!!!



To win I need you help and support. Here is how you can help:



Please go to http://www.changents.com/change-agents/joseph-porcelli/story and join, and support me.



Here is what… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 20, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Securing our Economic Future, by Gov. Deval Patrick

Friends,



Today, we announced a plan to end the culture of systemic neglect, and build

a long-term, sustainable transportation system to support job growth

and economic opportunity in Massachusetts.



Our Transportation and Economic Security Plan reforms and

radically simplifies our transportation bureaucracy by:



-abolishing the Turnpike Authority;



-ending special perks in the MBTA pension system;



-increasing transparency and… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 20, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

600 Members and on our way!

Neighbors,



Over the last four years we struggled to find a suitable online organizing platform to meet our offline efforts here in Jamaica Plain. Good news is I think we've found it!



This evening our 600 member joined. Even more exciting is that many of your are actually using the network. You're creating and joining groups, participating in discussions, registering for the March 11 Expo, and connecting with friends to name a few.



We've worked really hard to get… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 17, 2009 at 9:38pm — No Comments

NeighborsTV tour of COLLISION14:pov at Axiom Gallery in Jamaica Plain

Neighbors,



Check out the video tour I filmed for NeighborsTV of the recent show COLLISION14:pov at Axiom Gallery on Friday Feb 13.



For more information, visit www.axiomart.org or call… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 15, 2009 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Community Organizing Expo, March 11 @ the MilkyWay

Be the change you seek

at the Neighbors for Neighbors

COMMUNITY ORGANIZING EXPO…

Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2009 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Finalists for We Media “The Power of Us” Challenge

Neighbors,



I just received this email from Jenna at changemakers.net. Unfortunately, Neighbors for Neighbors, was not selected as a finalist. I am very grateful and honored by your support. In total we received 163 votes and were rate 4.9 out of 5 total stars.



Please do check out the amazing ideas that made the final cut. Here is what she wrote:



Dear Joseph:



I write you today with the list of finalists from We Media “The Power of Us” Challenge. In… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 4, 2009 at 6:06pm — No Comments

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