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Malcolm X Park community meeting #2

We will discuss your opinions about design concepts for Malcolm X Park.

Join us at an online community engagement meeting to discuss the design concepts for the improvements at Malcolm X Park. We are trying new online engagement strategies in addition to familiar approaches. We'd love for you to join us in our second online presentation with a question and answer session afterward.

Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you are attending this event and need these services, please contact Lauren Bryant at the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at Lauren.Bryant@boston.gov or 617-961-3167.

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Via Zoom
Boston,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Roxbury
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Coppens Square community briefing

The briefing will discuss the proposed conceptual design for improvements to Coppens Square.

Join us at an online community engagement meeting to discuss the proposed conceptual for improvements at Coppens Square. We are trying new online engagement strategies in addition to familiar approaches. We'd love for you to join us in our online presentation with a question and answer session afterward.

Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you are attending this event and need these services, please contact Nathan Frazee at the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at Nathan.Frazee@boston.gov or 617-961-3167.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Via Zoom
Boston,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Nathan Frazee
Neighborhood:
Dorchester
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Doherty-Gibson playground community meeting #3

We will discuss the proposed conceptual design for improvements to the Doherty-Gibson playground.

Join us at an online community engagement meeting to discuss the proposed conceptual for improvements at Doherty-Gibson playground. We are trying new online engagement strategies in addition to familiar approaches. We'd love for you to join us in our online presentation with a question and answer session afterward.

Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you are attending this event and need these services, please contact Annie Blair at the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at annie.blair@boston.gov or 617-961-3028.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Via Zoom
Boston,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Annie Blair
Neighborhood:
Dorchester
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Boylston Street (Fenway) safety improvements update

We're holding an online meeting to hear about transportation improvements planned for Boylston Street, between Ipswich Street and the Muddy River.

Please join the City of Boston Transportation Department, Fenway Civic, and Fenway Community Center for an online meeting to hear about transportation improvements planned for Boylston Street between Ipswich Street and the Muddy River. Join in to view proposed plans and provide your feedback.

Information is attached and below – come and tell a friend!

Join the meeting online

Meeting date: Tuesday, July 28, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

You can also call in: 1-929-436-2866 | Meeting ID: 97983792295

Questions? Write to visionzero@boston.gov

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online
Boston,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Charlotte Fleetwood
Neighborhood:
Fenway/Kenmore
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Women in the Movement

Chief of Equity Karilyn Crockett speaks with Vice-Chair Karen Boykin-Towns of the NAACP Board of Directors on the importance of women in advocacy, movements and cultural change.

Join us for a timely discussion on the importance of diversity in leadership and the unique lens women give to cultural change. 

Dr. Karilyn Crockett is the newly appointed Chief of Equity for the City of Boston. Her charge is to embed equity and racial justice into all City planning, operations, and work moving forward. She brings to this new role extensive background in urban studies and planning with a lens on addressing inequities and leadership.

Karen-Boykin Towns has a long history of coalition building through her work in public policy, corporate America, and her 12 years on the NAACP Board of Directors. In 2018, she was elected as Vice Chair of the Board, making her the highest ranking woman in the organization. 

5:30pm - 6:30pm
ONLINE EVENT
Boston, 02201-2006
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Ayanna Polk
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Franklin Park ecology small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Ecology analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Franklin Park connections small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Connections analysis findings:

Register for the event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Franklin Park communities small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's History analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Franklin Park history small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's History analysis findings:

Register for the event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Boston Police Task Force listening session: Use of force policies

The Task Force will be hosting a series of listening sessions to gather community feedback related to police reforms in four key areas. This session will discuss reviewing use of force policies.

Join the meeting via Webex

Please note: This link will let you into the meeting on the given date and time. No formal registration or downloading of WebEx is needed.

How To Participate

Anyone can join the WebEx meeting on the date and time as an attendee to view and listen to the listening session.

Testimony will be accepted in any language (written or spoken via WebEx listening sessions). It will be translated and shared with the Task Force after the sessions.

Written testimony may be submitted prior to or after the listening sessions via our Google Form. This testimony will be compiled and shared with the Task Force, and will be translated as needed. You can complete the Google Form in your preferred language:

All attendees who wish to provide spoken testimony during one or more of the listening sessions must indicate this using the same Google Form, no later than 24-hours in advance of a session. Their name will be added to a list of those wishing to speak, and they will be called on, in turn, during the session.

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual meeting
Bostno, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Boston Police Task Force
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Listening sessions

Wednesday, July 22, 3 - 5 p.m.

Reviewing the body-worn camera program

Thursday, July 23, 3 - 5 p.m.

Implicit bias training

Wednesday, July 29, 3 - 5 p.m.

Strengthening Boston's existing police review board

Thursday, July 30, 3 - 5 p.m.

Reviewing use of force policies

Boston Police Reform Task Force members

  • Chairman Wayne Budd - former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts 
  • Allison Cartwright - Attorney in Charge, Roxbury Public Defender's Office
  • Joseph D. Feaster, Jr. - Chairman of the Board, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
  • Tanisha Sullivan - President, NAACP Boston Branch
  • Darrin Howell - President, DRIVE Boston Community Resources Inc. & Political Coordinator, 1199SEIU
  • Superintendent Dennis White - Chief of Staff, Boston Police Department
  • Marie St. Fleur - former MA State Representative, Boston
  • Rev. Jeffrey Brown - Associate Pastor, Historic Twelfth Baptist Church, Roxbury
  • Sergeant Eddy Chrispin - Boston Police Department and President, MA Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers, Inc.
  • Javier Flores - Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
  • Jamarhl Crawford - Boston resident
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