GREATER BOSTON LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS

Greater Boston’s Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Monday - August 8

The latest local Boston/Providence/Manchester area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Column: Time to trade in America’s broken #education system for one that works https://www.thenewsguard.com/opinion/column-time-to-trade-in-america-s-broken-education-system-for-one-that-works/article_8f13ad0a-1371-11ed-a3d9-eb79f2072bec.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @thenewsguard #VTE @SkillsUSA

Mon, Aug 8 • The Brattle will be closed today due to issues with our HVAC system. We anticipate reopening Tuesday and will keep you advised if anything changes. Stay cool out there!

Boat+Bike: Hull
Today - Aug 8, 2022
5:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Join a bike ride tour through the town of Hull to explore beautiful views of the Harbor, with Boston Harbor Now's Chief of planning and policy, Alice Brown @ferryfaerie

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boatbike-hull-tickets-375516639377?aff=TW

As the heat emergency continues, we will open at 5am tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9 to provide shelter from the heat.

Learn how you can help people experiencing #homelessness during a heat emergency: https://stfrancishouse.org/3-ways-to-help-people-experiencing-homelessness-during-a-heat-emergency/

LOUDER FOR THE RHODE ISLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY (@SenatorRuggerio and @RISpeaker @JoeShekarchi) and @GovDanMcKee! Rhode Island protected the right to abortion and the policies banning health coverage are taking that right away!

Brittney Griner should be home with her family. She was targeted as a Black, queer women.

We must get her free --- and then change the laws that cage folks for drug crimes here at home!

#FreeBrittneyGriner!

MPDC family, The Home for Little Wanderers is hosting a Back to School event on Friday, August 12th, 2022, from 11 am to 1 pm in Roslindale, MA! ✨🎒🏫

• Pick up FREE school supplies, goodies, snacks, and so much more! 🥰

Milly Arbaje-Thomas, President & CEO of @METCOIncHq, & Roger Hatch, co-author of Pioneer’s report, "METCO Funding: Understanding Massachusetts’ Voluntary School Desegregation Program", join The Learning Curve to discuss the fiscal implications of #METCO: http://bit.ly/LearningCurvePodcast

Mark you calendars! We will be holding our annual back to school drive on August 18th from 4pm-6pm. Stop by for some barbecue and backpacks full of school supplies. First come first serve! RSVP here: http://bit.ly/AUG18UEUCBBBQ

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