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Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s Blog – July 2009 Archive (6)

New Policy: Refer to all neighbors respectfully


In response to a recent discussion that veered away from the spirit or our organization I've instituted the following policy.

Going forward forward, all references to an individual or group must be respectful and in no way demeaning or derogatory.

If you have a problem with the way a person or group of people are behaving, and you wish to discuss on Neighbors for Neighbors, please specifically detail the issue you are having with the person's… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 30, 2009 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

Go Joe Go! Give a buck or more to NFN for each pound I lose!

Go Joe Go!


As our networks around the city grow and other cities are expressing interest in working with us, I've got take better care of myself and raise money for Neighbors for neighbors. In light of this, I set two goals.

The first is to get in shape and lose 80 pounds by August 1, 2010 and the second is to raise $50,000 by the end of October 2009, and $50,000 for each quarter thereafter for Neighbors for Neighbors, Inc.

While we're… Continue

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

Join me for Building Communities Online and Offline on 8/6/2009


Please join me Thursday August 6th at 6:30 PM as I will be a panelist at the New Prosperity Initiatives "Community Dialogue On Social Change" about "Building Communities Online and Offline."

The New Prosperity Initiative (NPi) will host a speakers panel and community dialogue, "Building Communities Online and Offline" on Thursday, August 6th, 2009. NPi dialogues are an opportunity to hear first-hand stories of community… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 30, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Introducing the Work Zone group


Did you recently loose your job? I did, and it's not pleasant - and sometimes it really sucks.

Fortunately for me, I've had a couple of friends who've "been-there done-that" and helped me craft my plan - but I still have questions and could use a little support.

Can you relate to this?

Would you prefer not to travel this journey alone?

Do you have knowledge to share and questions you'd like answers too?…


Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 23, 2009 at 7:37pm — No Comments

We just hit 1200 members!!

Woo hoo!

Go Neighbors for Neighbors, Jamaica Plain, MA.

1200 members strong. AWESOME!

02130 rocks!

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 14, 2009 at 5:24pm — No Comments

New Recycling Bins Video and Info


We all know that recycling is critical for conserving resources, and now, thanks to the cities new Single Steam Curbside Recycling program, it just got easier. I made a movie about this from inside one of the new bins - check it out!

Recycle more! As of July 1, 2009, Boston residents no longer have to separate paper and cardboard from cans and… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 11, 2009 at 2:37pm — No Comments

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