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Dylan Kaufman-Obstler’s 5th Graders Get Locked Out of Burger King

We’re proud of current JOIN Fellow, Dylan Kaufman-Obstler, and the 5th grade class at the Boston Workmen’s Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice! On Sunday, January 12th, Workmen’s Circle fifth-grade students became the newest champions in the fight for … Read More

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Major win for Youth Jobs

After four years of ENORMOUS organizing efforts by JOIN alum, Dan Gelbtuch, the Youth Jobs Coalition, and the collaboration of alumni Chris Messinger, Anna Lifson, Ilana Lerman, Dylan Lazerow, and others, 19 million dollars of MA state funding are secured for … Read More

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JOIN Alumni Leading the Fight to Protect Youth Jobs

February 21st marked the latest action by the Youth Jobs Coalition. Comprised of 28 youth and community organizations in Massachusetts and co-founded by JOIN for Justice alumnus Dan Gelbtuch, the YJC has been at the forefront of the fight to … Read More

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Fellow Organizes Parents and Children for After-School Safety

By Jenny Msall (Current Organizing Fellow)  When I last wrote about the work I had been doing with parents as the new School and Community Organizer in Lower Roxbury,  we were in the process of developing short term and long … Read More

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Addressing & Preventing Teen Dating Violence: Don’t Forget about GLBTQ Youth

Co-authored by Kate Rafey (current organizing fellow) and Melissa Sturtevant. Originally published in Youth Health Connection on January 31, 2013 One pitfall of many sexual assault and domestic violence programs that address teen dating violence is the lack of recognition … Read More

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