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Boston August Updates

August 23, 2015

The Boston chapter has conducted its first ever round of tri-annual Court Support and Prison Visit trainings! Throughout August, 26 people came together to build knowledge and share practices around how to effectively support someone in court and how to...

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Boston Chapter Updates

June 2, 2015

We received 3 grants this May from the Astraea foundation, Funding Queerly, and the Boston Equality Fund grant, totaling to $30,000 in May alone! This funding will be used to support both local and national organizing efforts. We are very...

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December Updates from Boston

December 15, 2014

- Weekly Volunteer Drop-In: every Sunday from 1pm-4pm at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave) - Black and Pink Boston Members on LGBTQ Healthcare and Prison: http://www.blackandpink.org/boston/black-and-pink-members-on-lgbtq-healthcare-and-prison/ - Listen to Chauntae Hall, Douglas Rogers, and Mike talk about their experiences...

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Black and Pink Members on LGBTQ Healthcare and Prison

December 2, 2014

Listen to Chauntae Hall, Douglas Rogers, and Mike talk about their experiences in county, state, and federal prisons/jails. This panel was part of a symposium on Mass Incarceration and Health at Harvard Medical School on November 14, 2014. Hear the...

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November Updates from Boston Chapter

November 6, 2014

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...

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Court Support

November 3, 2014

Black and Pink Boston-area staff/volunteers provide the following to LGBTQ and HIV+ individuals who are court involved: (You can request court support for yourself, your client, or your loved one by emailing courtsupportboston@blackandpink.org or calling/texting 617.519.4387) - court accompaniment to...

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October Updates from Boston Chapter

October 16, 2014

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...

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September Updates from Boston Chapter

September 15, 2014

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...

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August Updates from Boston Chapter

August 22, 2014

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....

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

August 14, 2014

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...

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