[act-ma] Did you hear about #roxtweet? Also, Beach this Sunday...

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 07:00:59 PDT 2011


Hey fellow activists and organizers,
**2 special announcements**  Read this "Why #roxtweet: Nathan Rothstein on 
Cross-Sector Collaboration and Partnership"<http://thenewprosperity.org/2011/07/why-roxtweet/>then RSVP 
for #roxtweet <http://roxtweet.eventbrite.com/> this Tuesday, 5:30-8pm. Co-hosted 
by *@sojust <http://twitter.com/#%21/sojust>* and all these great groups:  
@DiscoverRoxbury <http://twitter.com/#%21/discoverroxbury>, @HHBakeryCafe<http://twitter.com/#%21/hhbakerycafe>, 
@Swellr <http://twitter.com/#%21/swellr> @bostonfab<http://twitter.com/#%21/bostonfab>
 @newprosperity, <http://twitter.com/#%21/newprosperity> @karmaloop <http://twitter.com/#%21/karmaloop>, 
@futurebostonall  <http://twitter.com/#%21/FutureBostonAll>, @spacewithasoul<http://twitter.com/#%21/spacewithasoul>
 @writeourfuture <http://twitter.com/#%21/writeourfuture>, EdTechUp<http://www.facebook.com/edtechup>
 @smfaboston <http://twitter.com/#%21/smfaboston> @rightquestion<http://twitter.com/#%21/rightquestion>
 @cckjp <http://twitter.com/#%21/cckjp>, @masschallenge<http://twitter.com/#%21/masschallenge>
 @socialcap <http://twitter.com/#%21/socialcap>, @projectrepat,<http://twitter.com/#%21/projectrepat>@dudleysquare<http://twitter.com/#%21/dudleysquare>, 
and @bostonbikeunion <http://twitter.com/#%21/bostonbikeunion> And we're 
excited to share that *Hillary Rettig, *one of our SoJust Skillshare 
presenters and longtime SoJuster, is taking preorders for her new book,*"The Seven Secrets of the Prolific: The Definitive Guide to Overcoming 
Procrastination, Perfectionism and Writer's Block."* Procrastination is 
disempowerment, and this book identifies the major forces that cause that 
disempowerment, including perfectionism, scarcity, internalized oppression, 
and exploitative career paths, and tells you how to overcome them. It's a 
great book for all writers and students, and anyone wishing to become more 
productive. She's offering 30%+ discounts for preorders (available in 
paperback or ebook). Mention SoJust when you order and she'll give us a 
donation. Preorder: http://igg.me/p/31389?a=167905&i=shlk Read sample 
chapters: http://hillaryrettig.com/the-7-secrets-of-the-prolific/. 

 <http://hillaryrettig.com/the-7-secrets-of-the-prolific/> Don't miss Beach 
for Justice this Sunday - and check out the other great events we've got 
planned for the summer:
7/24 Beach for Justice
8/1 Skillshare: Financial Vision and Budgets for Non-Financial Managers 
<http://www.sojust.org/events/22253731/>
8/20 Field Day for Justice <http://www.sojust.org/events/22257671/>
9/7 Skillshare: Art of the Schmooze <http://www.sojust.org/events/22614921/>
And our huge 5th birthday party, Connecting for Justice, on Wednesday, 
September 14th!
 *Beach for Justice*
*Sunday, July 24 11am*
Carson Beach by JFK T stop
 
Looking to meet like-minded progressives while working on your tan? Well, 
bring your sunscreen - we'll be soaking up the sun for justice! Check out 
photos from past ( 09 <http://www.sojust.org/photos/666765/> & 08<http://www.sojust.org/photos/394616/>) 
Beach for Justice events!

*RSVP at www.sojust.org* (newcomers always welcome!)
 
 We'll be there from 11am-1:30pm so stop by anytime. We'll be the gaggle of 
folks having fun in front of the first parking lot! Join us and you'll get 
the chance to meet our new intern, Alex. She and SoJust regulars (aka SoJust 
STARZ) will be on hand to meet newcomers. Plan ahead and bring snacks to 
share or get something at the snack bar. This is definitely a 
family-friendly event - dogs are welcome too!

 Never been to Carson Beach? Check<http://www.bostonharborwalk.com/placestogo/location.php?nid=6&sid=45> 
out <http://www.bostonharborwalk.com/placestogo/location.php?nid=6&sid=45> all 
the amenities<http://www.bostonharborwalk.com/placestogo/location.php?nid=6&sid=45>
!

DIRECTIONS: Take the Red Line to JFK/UMass. Exit the station to your right. 
Take the second exit of the rotary (or go straight through) and walk towards 
the beach. * Public Parking: Free public parking is available. * Bus: Take 
MBTA Route 5, 8, 11, 16, or 41.

_________________________________________________________ 
*Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org* 
Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring 
progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this "Movement 
Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and build new 
visions for our movement(s).

With over 1750 members and almost 5 years of creating a diverse cross-issue 
community in Boston (95+ events!), Socializing for Justice is the best place 
to find the great people, organizations and community you're looking for 
while putting the SOCIAL back in social justice.

*YES, WE MEAN YOU.* We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual 
orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone 
like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.

*Want to know more about SoJust?* Check out our Frequently Asked Questions<http://sojust.meetup.com/1/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=3187615>and past 
event photos <http://sojust.meetup.com/1/photos/>!
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