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Cambridge Jazz Festival at Danehy Park — all that jazz (and so much more)

Former 1090 WILD-AM director Elroy Smith to host reunion for some of Boston’s best radio personalities

A tribute to a real hero named Mike Rubin


New Black City at #BlackTrust: Chuck Turner Arts & Lecture Series 

This year, we welcome Shari Davis and Marlon Forrester to the #BlackTrust stage. As part of our October Assembly titled: “all of the threatened and delicious things joining one another,” this #BlackTrust lecture will focus on participatory governance and what is possible in cities where community power is centered, BIPOC and working class voices drive decision, and Black creativity […]

Protest is Patriotic: David Fenton & Bill Lichtenstein

On the eve of the November midterm elections, join two lifelong social change activists for a conversation about how to confront climate change, social injustice, war, violence, and authoritarianism. What the relationship is between activism and electoral politics? How can we draw on the lessons of grassroots activism over the last 50 years to tackle […]

Ward 15 Democratic Committee meeting

Ward Committee Monthly Meeting Via Zoom 10:00 – 11:30 AM May 21, 2022 AGENDA   Welcome Vote to accept minutes from April Vote to elect Alana Olsen Westwater as an associate Committee member Interviews for 5th Suffolk: Tavares and Worrell Vote on endorsement for 5th Suffolk Next interviews: Suffolk DA? Use 5/23 AG debate in […]

The Fight for Equal Rights: African American Military Service in the World Wars

Celebrated World War I history scholar and author Dr. John H. Morrow Jr., will appear at the Boston Public Library’s Roxbury Branch on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 10 AM. He will discuss The Fight for Equal Rights: African American Military Service in the World Wars. Veterans and Friends of Gourdin Memorial Park with the Hutchins Center for African & […]

EnRoot Home Delivery | Community Meeting

Owners James Finney, Joanne Keith, Brian Keith, Solmon Chowdhury, and Rokeya Begum are hosting a community meeting to further discuss the ownership structure of EnRoot Home Delivery LLC.

Moving Forward: Too Soon to Talk About Post-Pandemic Life?

As we approach two years in the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves wondering what we can expect to come next and urgently plan for our health and future as a country. The current Omicron variant introduced a renewed strain on society, particularly on nurses, doctors, and hospitals. On February 9th, Jim Rooney, President and CEO […]

Future of Work: Designing a Sustainable Hybrid Workforce and Workplace | Hosted by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

As businesses continue to plot their incremental return towards occupying their physical workspaces, the need for adopting an inclusive, adaptable, and sustainable hybrid work model is imperative. But what constitutes a successful hybrid work model? How does one know which systems and components are right for their business? What new employee benefits should be implemented? […]

Stone Social Impact Forum featuring Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and world-renowned journalist, will headline the virtual Fall 2021 Stone Social Impact Forum. Known for his reporting on human rights and giving a voice to the voiceless around the world, Mr. Kristof will share his experiences and discuss his most recent publication, “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope” […]

Book Talk with Pulitzer Prize-winner Farah Stockman

Bay State Banner readers: register for FREE! American Made: What Happens to People When Work Disappears In this story about race, class, and American values, Farah Stockman explores how jobs serve as a bedrock of people’s lives and drive powerful social justice movements. This revealing book shines a light on our political moment, when joblessness […]

Fierce Urgency of Now Opening Ceremony featuring Heather McGhee

We welcome you to join us for our 4th annual *virtual* Fierce Urgency of Now opening ceremony ft. Author and Advocate – Heather McGhee! This year’s virtual ceremony will feature renowned expert and influential thinker Heather McGhee. Heather McGhee is the author of New York Times bestseller, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone […]

Future of Work, Monday August 30 | Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

On August 30, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is kicking off our “Future of Work” series! Don’t miss the live discussion – our featured panelists will share how we can collectively shape the future of business by supporting our workforce, our communities, and our region’s revitalization. Our “Future of Work” series presents the future now: […]