Connecting for Justice (@SoJust Open House)
Meet like-minded progressives and get connected to great social justice organizations in Boston. Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice event? It’s time to meet the friendly faces of the group that’s grown to 2350 members, hosted 165+ events and fostered hundreds of connections since our founding 7 years ago.
Join us if you are ready to go BEYOND ALLIES and build a CROSS-ISSUE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT.
January 23, 2014
Lir Irish Pub & Restaurant
903 Boylston St, Boston, MA
RSVP at http://www.sojust.org - Newcomers always welcomed!
Cost: $5-$20 collected at the door. Newcomers always welcomed!
(every $10 includes raffle ticket for a $25 Trader Joe’s gift card)
Complimentary appetizers will be provided.
THIS IS NOT A MEETING - IT'S A FUN NETWORKING SOCIAL!
No Program. No Speaker. Just Us. For Justice.
As always we'll help you meet people - so no worries if you're new to SoJust, plus we'll have "I'M LOOKING FOR" and "ASK ME ABOUT" tags, a CATALYST CORNER staffed by our amazing STARZ (regular attendees), our wildly popular JOBS BOARD and ACTION STATIONS to make it even more likely you'll find the right connections.
WANT TO CROSS-PROMOTE YOUR EVENTS AND CAMPAIGNS? Looking for like-minded progressives to hang out with in Boston? Are you new to the area and looking for groups to get involved in? Are you psyched about building strong cross-issue coalitions? Join us!
YES, WE MEAN YOU. Members are all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, levels of activism and professions. Some just moved to Boston and others were born here. We hope you see someone like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.
HEY ORGANIZERS! If you're involved with a group or project and want to spread the word bring flyers for the free lit table. ACTION STATIONS - if you have an action that can be done in 2 minutes (sign a petition) or within 2 weeks of the event (attend rally, stuff mass mailing) bring it so SoJusters can get connected to you and your work. This is not a typical tabling event, there'll be lots of opportunity to schmooze and network! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the Action Stations.
*The venue is open to anyone over 18 (must be 21+ to enter after 7PM) and is partially physically accessible - elevator is at the back of the room and bathrooms are big enough for manual, but not motor-powered, wheelchairs. Lir is across from the Hynes Convention Center. Parking near Lir is difficult- you could get lucky or you could drive around for 30 or more minutes. There are parking garages by Back Bay station and Sheraton hotel. Best bet is to take the T to Back Bay or Hynes Convention Center (which is the closest T stop).
On Twitter? Follow @SoJust (http://www.twitter.com/sojust) and SoJust's Co-Founder @RobbieSamuels (http://www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels).
Don’t forget to tweet about this event using #sojust!
Socializing for Justice - http://www.sojust.org
SoJust is all about building a cross-cultural, cross-issue progressive community, network and movement in Boston. We're doing it by putting the SOCIAL back in SOCIAL JUSTICE. We focus on creating welcoming spaces that foster relationship-building across issue silos.
SoJust isn't a non-profit 501(c)(3) and receives no outside funding. We're a grassroots volunteer-run member-supported cross-issue progressive community that's been growing steadily since August 2006. We have over 2,350 members, we have hosted 165+ events and we manage an online hub of progressive events and resources at www.sojust.org. If you've benefited from this cross-issue progressive network please contribute the suggested annual membership fee of $25. You may do this online (http://www.sojust.org/dues/) or at any of our events. Thank you for helping us continue to provide a space for like-minded progressives of all stripes.
Want to know more about SoJust? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions- http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/3187615- and past event photos- http://www.sojust.org/photos/!