Two community organizers joined me on Zumix Radio to discuss community rights: New Hampshire Community Rights Network Michelle Sanborn, and long-term local (East Boston) community leader Mary Ellen Welch.
For listeners’ reference, Mary Ellen mentions the book Rites of Way.
To learn more about New Hampshire’s community rights movement, check out http://www.nhcommunityrights.org/ and http://www.celdf.org
Project Bread is celebrating its 50th Walk for Hunger & 5K Run. Register at www.projectbread.org/walk. Funds you raise as a walker, runner, or volunteer are distributed to hundreds of anti-hunger programs across the state that help the 1 in 10 food-insecure residents in Massachusetts.
Access points for free summer meals for those 18 and under:Project Bread’s year-round multi-lingual FoodSource Hotline: 800-645-8333. Individuals can also chat live with counselors at www.gettingsnap.org.
On Jan 31 2018, City of Boston’s Community Preservation Director Christine Poff came on What’s up Eastie? to explain how CPA works in general and how its implementation in Boston is likely to unfold. Two community members also joined me on the show to add color and ask questions.
Alex DeFronzo, a member of the Impact Advisory Group for the development, Magdalena Ayed, Director of The Harborkeepers, and Mary Ellen Welch, long term community activist in East Boston, came on What’s Up Eastie?to discuss this development and the community engagement process for impact assessment and mitigation.