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November Updates from Boston Chapter

Weekly Volunteer Drop In every Sunday from 1pm-4pm at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave) November Family Dinner Thursday November 20th from 7pm-9pm at the City School (614 Columbia Rd.) Black and Pink continues to participate in the Boston Coalition for Police Accountability. We spoke at a kickoff rally for the coalition where we announced …

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Court Support


Black and Pink Boston-area staff/volunteers are able to provide the following to LGBTQ and HIV+ individuals who are court involved: – court accompaniment to all hearings – support letters – community service opportunities – additional social services (connection with LGBTQ specific resources, financial support, connection with programs such as Span, support with sobriety or harm …

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October Updates from Boston Chapter

GET READY!!! A Decade of Black & Pink! One year from now! We will be raising funds to bring formerly incarcerated LGBTQ folks, 2 people from each chapter, and covering other costs. This next year will include lots of lead up information and fundraising. Get in touch if you want to be involved in any way. …

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September Updates from Boston Chapter

Mail Processing: every Sunday from 1pm-4pm at Make Shift Boston. Family Dinner: Thursday, September 18th from 7pm-9pm Black and Pink Boston will be co-presenting a workshop with Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders at the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition’s Youth Empowerment Conference on Saturday, October 4th. The workshop will be a know-your-rights training on police interactions, with …

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August Updates from Boston Chapter

We presented a School to Prison pipeline workshop at the Boston Alliance of LGBTQ Youth’s Queer Activist College. We tabled at the Trans Health Fair at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless with some of our formerly incarcerated trans women members. At the event we connected with some formerly incarcerated people and hope to include them …

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Black and Pink Boston in Solidarity with Michael Brown and the People of Ferguson

It is with love and anger that we write this statement of solidarity with the family of Michael Brown and those resisting police violence in Ferguson, Missouri. We send our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Brown as they grieve. It is an outrage that police officers are able to continuously kill Black people …

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Boston Chapter: July Updates

Mail Processing every Sunday in July from 1pm-4pm at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave) Family Dinner on Thursday, July 17th from 7pm-9pm at The City School (614 Columbia Rd) Black and Pink Boston’s Anti-Imperialist Beach day at Revere Beach on July 4th is very likely to be cancelled due to inclement weather =(Please check …

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Black & Pink is signing up PenPals at the Philly Trans Health Conference


For the first time, Black & Pink has a table at the 13th Annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference! Dozens of attendees have already stopped by and signed up to join Black  & Pink at this conference whose focus “is promoting transgender health and wellness in mind, body, spirit, and community.” Black & Pink members from Boston, …

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Boston Chapter Update

Boston Mail Processing: every Sunday in June at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave near the intersection of Mass Ave and Columbus Ave) from 1pm to 4pm. “Free World” Family Dinner is cancelled for June because we will all be so busy at conferences and Pride and things this month. But keep your eyes peeled for queer/trans anti-imperialist …

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April Updates from B&P Chapters

Boston: Black and Pink has given talks and workshops and held card writing sessions all around the Boston area throughout March, including at: Asian American Resource Workshop (Prison Industrial Complex with an Asian/Pacific Islander resistance lens) Youth Leadership Initiative at YWCA Boston (Prison Industrial Complex and Abolition 101) Suffolk University panel on anti-shackling Brandeis University …

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