Salsa In The Park

large group of people salsa dancing

A free and popular outdoor summer series for all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, Salsa In The Park is an innovative community engagement project that transforms public space for public benefit through music, dance and education. A public health initiative, featuring movement as a key to wellness, it draws over 500 people from all walks of life every Monday evening … Continue reading “Salsa In The Park”

Published on August 15th, 2017 in Blackstone Community Center | Tags: ,

One Hood Youth Peace Basketball League

Students and coaches from One Hood Basketball League

Uniting South End and Lower Roxbury teenagers since 2007, the One Hood Youth Peace Basketball League recruits players from rival neighborhoods that share a history of conflict. In 2009, league organizers began using a new strategy to defuse the tension: placing teens from different neighborhoods on the same team. Now, kids from the Cathedral housing development … Continue reading “One Hood Youth Peace Basketball League”

Transgender Rights: Current State and Federal Laws

mayor walsh raising the transgender flag over Boston

The Activist Fellow engages in specific topics of public health advocacy for at least a semester. Starting in the Spring of 2018, one fellow will focus their work on the Transgender Rights Policy Initiative. Current State and Federal laws regarding Gender Identity or Expression Gender Identity Guidance, MCAD, December 2016 Written “to educate the public about … Continue reading “Transgender Rights: Current State and Federal Laws”

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