ADL New England: Support Transgender Equality

Vote to Defend Transgender Equality

Action Alert from the Anti-Defamation League of New England: Support Transgender Equality Exactly one year from today, discrimination will be on the ballot in Massachusetts. Last year, Massachusetts passed an important law protecting our transgender neighbors and friends from discrimination in public spaces like restaurants, retail shops, and doctors’ offices. But now, anti-LGBT extremists have succeeded in … Continue reading “ADL New England: Support Transgender Equality”

Published on November 7th, 2017 in Transgender Rights Policy Initiative | Tags: ,

Activist Lab Debuts New ‘Life on Albany’ Photos

New Portraits Unveiled by Activist Lab

The Activist Lab unveiled a new set of photos from “Life on Albany” in the lobby of the Crosstown building on October 25. The ongoing photographic project seeks to challenge the stigmatizing narrative about the area unfortunately characterized as “Methadone Mile,” by showing the faces of people experiencing homelessness, addiction, and mental illness down the street from SPH. Liam … Continue reading “Activist Lab Debuts New ‘Life on Albany’ Photos”

Published on October 31st, 2017 in Life on Albany Street | Tags: ,

Thank You Water Squad Volunteers!

Thank You to our Water Squad Volunteers

Our second year of Water Squad has come to a close, and we couldn’t have asked for better weather to be handing out water! Water Squad was created last year for two important reasons: First, because it’s hot! Most of us know just how brutal the summer can be in Boston, and hydration is important … Continue reading “Thank You Water Squad Volunteers!”

Published on September 27th, 2017 in Life on Albany Street | Tags: , , ,

Life on Albany Street Hackathon


A hackathon is traditionally considered to be an event, lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming. The Activist Lab is applying that concept to real-world activism in public health. This fall, the Activist Lab is hosting the first hackathon and the theme is Life on Albany. Where … Continue reading “Life on Albany Street Hackathon”

Published on August 22nd, 2017 in Advocacy Training | Tags: , , ,