[act-ma] 5/24 Socializing for Justice Open House

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Wed May 23 05:30:40 PDT 2012

Hey fellow activists and organizers,

*Have you heard? Socializing for Justice officially has 2000+ members! *Celebrate 
what we've created together at our next big open house, *Connecting for 
Justice, on Thursday, May 24 <http://www.sojust.org/events/55668702/>*. 
We're expecting 120+ like-minded progressives. Check out the details below 
and tell your favorite organization about the Action Stations so they can 
get connected! Don't forget to register at www.sojust.org so we know how 
much food to order.

I've often been asked how I manage to do so much and still sleep. I'm 
revealing some of my best Productivity Tech Tips<http://www.sojust.org/events/64847462/>at our next Skillshare on June 4th. I'll be joined by one of our SoJust 
STARZ, Jess Faulk. Ready to be one of the STARZ? Attend 3 events in a short 
amount of time and you'll receive STARZ status.

*From our Progressive Events Calendar:*

*Community Events*
5/23 [FUNDRAISER] ACE Jammin' for Justice 2012<http://www.sojust.org/events/64365982/>
5/30 [NETWORKING] GLADHour: Happy Hour for LGBTQ Equality<http://www.sojust.org/events/64515392/>
6/3 [RIDE/FESTIVAL] Bikes Not Bombs’ Bike-A-Thon & Green Roots Festival<http://www.sojust.org/events/65936832/>(Join the SoJust team or 
donate <http://www.bit.ly/BNBRobbie25>)
** <http://www.sojust.org/events/60932272/> 

*View dozens of cross-promoted events at www.sojust.org/calendar.
Post your own event - follow these instructions: www.bit.ly/post2SoJust.*

*From our Message Board:*
Opportunities with AIDS Walk Boston and 5K Run!<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/22768142><http://www.sojust.org/events/60932272/>

*View volunteer opportunities, job openings, calls for action, etc. at www.
sojust.org/boards. Post your own - follow these instructions: 
*SoJust isn't a non-profit 501(c)(3) and receives no outside funding.*We're a grassroots volunteer-run member-supported cross-issue progressive 
community that's been growing steadily since August 2006.  If you've 
benefited from this cross-issue progressive network please contribute the 
suggested annual membership fee of $25. You may do this online<http://www.sojust.org/dues/>or at any of our events. Thank you for helping us continue to provide a 
space for like-minded progressives of all stripes.

For Justice,

Robbie Samuels
SoJust Co-Founder

*Connecting for Justice - SoJust's Open House*
* Thursday, May 24 - 6-8:30PM*
Lir on Boylston by Hynes Convention Ctr T
*Meet like-minded progressives and get connected to great social justice 
organizations in Boston*. *Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice event?*It’s time to meet the friendly faces of the group that’s grown to over 2000 
members, hosted 125+ events and fostered hundreds of connections since our 
founding 5 1/2 years ago.

Join us if you are ready to go BEYOND ALLIES and build a CROSS-ISSUE 

*Register** at www.sojust.org **- Newcomers always welcomed!*

*Cost:* $5-$20 collected at the door. 
(every $10 includes raffle ticket for a $25 iTune's gift card)*
Complimentary appetizers will be provided.

No Program. No Speaker. Just Us. For Justice.

*As always we'll help you meet people - so no worries if you're new to 
SoJust*, plus we'll have "I'M LOOKING FOR" and "ASK ME ABOUT" tags at our 
CONNECTIONS CORNER, which is staffed by our amazing STARZ (regular 
attendees).  We'll also have our wildly popular JOBS BOARD and ACTION 
STATIONS to make it even more likely you'll make the right connections.

progressives to hang out with in Boston? Are you new to the area and 
looking for groups to get involved in? Are you psyched about building 
strong cross-issue coalitions? Join us!

*YES, WE MEAN YOU.* Members are all ages, races, genders, sexual 
orientations, levels of activism and professions. Some just moved to Boston 
and others were born here. We hope you see someone like yourself and meet 
someone you otherwise wouldn't have.

*HEY ORGANIZERS!* If you're involved with a group or project and want to 
spread the word bring flyers for the free lit table. ACTION STATIONS - if 
you have an action that can be done in 2 minutes (sign a petition) or 
within 2 weeks of the event (attend rally, stuff mass mailing) bring it so 
SoJusters can get connected to you and your work. This is not a typical 
tabling event, there'll be lots of opportunity to schmooze and network! 
Email robbie at sojust.org for more information about the Action Stations.

*The venue is open to anyone over 18 (must be 21+ to enter after 7PM) and 
is partially physically accessible - elevator is at the back of the venue 
and bathrooms are big enough for manual, but not motor-powered, 
wheelchairs. Lir is across from the Hynes Convention Center. Parking near 
Lir is really hard - you could get lucky or you could drive around for 30 
or more minutes. There are parking garages by Back Bay station. Best bet is 
to take the T to Back Bay or Hynes Convention Center (which is the closest 
T stop).

Invite your friends to this facebook event: 
Join the SoJust Facebook group: http://on.fb.me/SoJust
On Twitter? Follow @SoJust <http://www.twitter.com/sojust> and SoJust's 
Co-Founder @RobbieSamuels <http://www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels> #sojust


*SOCIALIZING FOR JUSTICE - www.sojust.org*
SoJust is all about building a cross-issue progressive community, network 
and movement in Boston. We're doing it by putting the SOCIAL back in SOCIAL 
JUSTICE. We focus on creating welcoming spaces that foster 
relationship-building across issue silos.

*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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