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    Things are starting to take shape at Occupy Boston. There are several events in the works including a Weekly Day-Camp at Dewey Square beginning on August 15th. We will have a Potluck Picnic each week with focus on feeding the hungry, and bringing together resources to aid those that live outside. Working Groups are reforming and are in need of Volunteers. Beyond feeding the hungry, we are planning a General Assembly, a March and a 10th Anniversary Celebration. What happens beyond S30 will be discussed at GA.

    Again, Everyone is Welcome, whether you were there in 2011 or not! We are the 99% and plan on exercising direct democracy. A better world is still possible if we work together, which means groups and organizations, faith-based groups and unions and most importantly people. Together we touch every part of our society. Below you will find the current Occupy Boston Calendar of Events and links to the corresponding event pages.

    Occupy Boston Calendar

    We are Back! Allies: Stand with Boston’s Hospitality Workers for Every Job Back!

    ·Thursday July 28th 2021 AT 5:45 PM EDT

    · Boston Park Plaza

    After a hard year working together to get through this unprecedented crisis, WE ARE BACK! UNITE HERE Local 26 knows that the hospitality industry has been one of the hardest-hit industries through the COVID-19 pandemic. But the understaffing and unique procedures conducted during the pandemic are just that, uniquely for the pandemic and temporary.We are back and we are fighting for every job and every new contract. Please join us in the streets to stand with the hard-working hospitality workers of Boston.

    City Life/Vida Urbana Needs Help

    168 Gove stand out ZBA vote | 168 Gove ACCIÓN solidario durante voto de la junta de zonificación

    Event by City Life/Vida Urbana

    TUESDAY AT 12 PM EDT – 168 Gove St, East Boston, MA 02128-3133, United States

    The courageous East Boston immigrant families at 168 Gove St. need and deserve our support in fighting off a developer’s plans to convert their homes into luxury housing. Luxury projects drive up rent and real estate taxes in the area and displace tenants and homeowners struggling to recover financially and emotionally from the COVID19 pandemic. Join us this Tuesday from 12pm-1pm support the multi-generational, Central American families at 168 Gove St. during the ZBA vote this Tuesday about the fate of their building. They’re calling for stable housing, not more gentrification and displacement!We will honor the fight of the tenant association and its families with solidarity and stand out on the greenway down Gove street (a 30 second walk from 168 Gove). Before Tuesday we NEED you to send comments to the Zoning Board of Appeal REJECTING Dalfior Development’s current luxury housing plan for 168 Gove Street. Let’s keep East Boston a working class neighborhood. There’s no reason why 40% of the city’s housing development is happening SOLELY in East Boston, especially when most of it is far too expensive for the families that live there now.Send your ZBA letters opposing the luxury development project at 168 Gove street since it will put 3 immigrant families at risk of future no fault evictions. Send ZBA comment here:
    www.clvu.org/168_gove_petitionWhat to bring to Solidarity Stand Out
    *Signs
    *Masks (please wear a mask for the safety of everyone at the event)
    *Water
    *Sunblock
    *Hand sanitizer
    *Your resistance!!!
    #HousingEquityMA
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    Las valientes familias inmigrantes de East Boston del 168 de la calle Gove necesitan y merecen nuestro apoyo para luchar para que la ciudad rechacen sus planes de un inversionista para convertir su casa en viviendas de lujo. Los proyectos de lujo tienen el efecto de aumentar los alquileres y los impuestos de dueños de casas en la zona y desplazan a los inquilinos y propietarios que luchan por recuperarse financieramente y emocionalmente de las dificultades causado por la pandemia del COVID19. Acompáñanos este martes a las 12pm para apoyar a las familias centroamericanas multigeneracionales del 168 de la calle Gove durante la votación de la ZBA este martes sobre el destino de su edificio. Piden una vivienda estable, no más gentrificación y desplazamiento.Honraremos la lucha de la asociación de inquilinos y sus familias con una solidarización durante el voto de la junta de zonificación para decidir sobre 168 gove, nos vamos a reunir en el paseo verde que tiene la entrada . Antes del martes NECESITAMOS que envíes comentarios a la Junta de Apelación de Zonificación RECHAZANDO el actual plan de viviendas de lujo de Dalfior Development para 168 Gove Street. Mantengamos a East Boston como un barrio de clase trabajadora. No hay razón para que el 40% del desarrollo de la vivienda de la ciudad esté ocurriendo SOLO en East Boston, especialmente cuando la mayoría de estos proyectos son demasiado caras para las familias que viven allí ahora.Envíe sus cartas a la ZBA oponiéndose al proyecto de desarrollo de lujo en el 168 de la calle Gove, ya que pondrá a 3 familias inmigrantes en riesgo de futuros desalojos sin culpa. Envíe su comentario de la ZBA aquí:Qué llevar a la vigilía
    *Carteles
    *Máscaras (por favor, use una máscara para la seguridad de todos en el evento)
    *Agua
    *Desinfectante de manos
    *¡¡Tu resistencia!!!
    #ViviendaEquidadMA

    S30 – Occupy Boston 10yr Anniversary Planning/ Everyone Welcome!

    Hello Comrades,

    Ten years have passed. In many ways, the world is as it was in 2011, in many ways, we have rays of light and hope, emerging from the heartbreak of neoliberal darkness. We would like to invite you to organize with us. If you are reading this communication, you are an important part of why Occupy continues to live in the imaginations of millions, globally. And why we want to work with you. If you would like to join the weekly planning meetings, which are online every Tuesday night, please join our facebook group:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1376242215944092/

    Say Her Name March & Rally: Boston

    Black Lives Matter Boston writes:

    Say Her Name March & Rally: Boston
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2182082321937044

    Hosted by Black Lives Matter Boston

    Saturday at 4 PM March from Nubian Square to the Boston Common

    On Saturday, July 4th, we will gather to center and uplift the lives of ALL Black womxn in a march from Nubian Square to Boston Common, followed by a celebratory rally in the Common where we will share music, food, the arts. There will be radical joy and dancing because, as Audre Lorde wrote, “it is better to speak/remembering/we were never meant to survive.” Womxn hold up half the sky all over the world and have always been essential, yet Black womxn are too often overlooked, erased, and devalued. Show up for Black womxn. Support Black womxn. Join us!

    Contact us

    Occupy Boston Media <Media@occupyboston.org> • <Info@occupyboston.org> • @Occupy_Boston