Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
The Bay State Banner

Trending Articles

Actions of Mississippi police Goon Squad ‘just tip of the iceberg’

‘Framing Freedom: The Harriet Hayden Albums’ offers glimpse of Black lives in Civil War-era Boston

Banner [Virtual] Art Gallery


Charity & Volunteer

UNLR 2nd Annual Town Hall Community Gathering

When: August 25, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: 90 Windsor Street, Roxbury, MA
Ages allowed: All Ages
Cost: Free

Celebrate at UNLR’s 2nd Annual Town Hall Community Forum

LOWER ROXBURY, MA — Join us for our Second Annual UNLR Town Hall Community Gathering.  Our mission, since 1971, is to promote economic, civic, and social engagement and to improve the quality of life of the Lower Roxbury community and beyond.

What does United Neighbors of Lower Roxbury, Inc. mean to you?  We are building sustainable affordable housing, community space, micro business and green space, for this community.  

Historically the UNLR helped stop the highway expansion into Lower Roxbury and other Boston neighborhoods.  Over 2000 properties were destroyed through eminent domain and urban renewal. We are doing our part to remedy that challenge with building both affordable and market rate housing, community space, micro-business and green space.  On Saturday August 25, 2018 from 12-3pm UNLR presents an afternoon of celebration at 90 Windsor Street, Roxbury, MA.  02120.  

MCing the event, Courtney Boston, DJ & Program Director at 98.1 FM The Urban Heat, a Boston based adult contemporary radio station.  DJ Troy Frost, who identifies as prata*, DJ, oil painter, Hip Hop enthusiast, and a feminist supastar.  When DJ Troy Frost is creating and engaging with her art, her intention is to heal on the wheels of steel.  Live entertainment provided by Andrew Storm and T.Diamond making up the group Soulmates.  Soulmates, joyfully sing R&B, Motown, Jazz, Blues and Rock-N-Roll.  Also food provided by Viva Mi Arepa, Historical Photographs by community photographers and presented by Lolita Parker, Jr.,  historical information presented from some of our community pioneers and trailblazers, Sarah Ann Shaw, Byron Rushing, and Dr. Richard Brown along with new community activists, such as Reclaim Roxbury.  Awards, Raffles, and Announcements.  Join us for an action packed, celebratory event for you and the family.  

You can sign up and become a Friend of UNLR, volunteer for the day in our community garden and at the event by going to here  to learn more about us go to our website:

Enjoy good music  and refreshments on us.  This is a family event, everyone is welcome.