[act-ma] 4/25 Board Games; 5/8 Suicide Prevention; 5/14 Schmooze; 5/24 Connecting

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 08:10:40 PDT 2012


Hey fellow activists and organizers,

Wow, it really feels like spring! Which of course means that we're making
plans for fun outdoor summer events. But, let's not get ahead of ourselves,
there are several great events coming up in April & May. Including our
always awesome Connecting for Justice on May
24<http://www.sojust.org/events/55668702/>.
This open house is a great way to get connected to like-minded progressives
and local social change organizations. Tell your favorite organizations
about it so they sign up for an Action Station and meet prospective
volunteers and supporters.

*Upcoming SoJust Events* - *details below*
4/26: [SOCIAL] Games for Justice <http://www.sojust.org/events/56278592/>
5/5: [FESTIVAL] Wake Up the Earth
<http://www.sojust.org/events/60421462/>* SoJust event - Need
volunteers to staff SoJust table*
5/8: [TRAINING] Suicide Prevention Training for Community
Leaders<http://www.sojust.org/events/55667492/>
5/14: [SKILLSHARE] Art of the Schmooze<http://www.sojust.org/events/55667782/>
5/24: [OPEN HOUSE] Connecting for
Justice<http://www.sojust.org/events/55668702/>

***From our Progressive Events Calendar:*
4/16: [FUNDRAISER] Paint The Town (La) Red: A benefit for The
Network/La Red<http://www.sojust.org/events/55079192/>
5/10: [BENEFIT] Share a Laugh Comedy Event for Community
Works<http://www.sojust.org/events/57788412/>

*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:*
*Job Postings*
Youth Leadership Program Coordinator Position - YWCA
Boston<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/21682392>
Community Engagement Coordinator -
GLAD<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/21500372>

*Funding Opportunity*
Diversity Fellowship Applications Now Being
Accepted<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/22104222>-
Deadline to Apply: April 18

*View volunteer opportunities, job openings, calls for action, etc. at www.
sojust.org/boards.
Post your own - follow these instructions: www.bit.ly/post2SoJust*.


*GAMES FOR JUSTICE* <http://www.sojust.org/events/56278592/>
*Wednesday, April 25, 6:00-8:30PM*
Andala Cafe in Central Square

Need a break from the stress of work, the economy, and everyday life?
Looking for something to do that is fun, free, and progressive? Join us for
*Games for Justice at Andala Cafe*! Arrive by yourself or bring a friend.
Scrabble, Boggle, Apples to Apples, Scattegories - what's your favorite
board game? Bring it!
*Register for Games:*
http://www.sojust.org/events/56278592/.<http://www.sojust.org/events/56278592/>Fee
$2

* <http://www.sojust.org/events/60421462/>*

*Tabling at Wake Up the Earth Festival<http://www.sojust.org/events/60421462/>
Saturday, May 5, 12:00-5:00PM*
Southwest Corridor across from Stony Brook T

We're looking for SoJusters to table with us - please email to sign up for
a one hour time slot. This super fun festival is held each May and brings
together community across Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and other areas of Boston,
celebrating diversity, springtime, world music and culture, youth music and
culture, popular theatre, puppetry, local food and artisan vendors,
non-profits around the community and so much more!
*Sign-up to table with SoJust:* email Robbie at SoJust.org.


*Suicide Prevention Training for Community
Leaders*<http://www.suicidepreventionforleaders.eventbrite.com>
*Tuesday, May 8, 6:00-8:00PM*
City Year by Back Bay T

Oftentimes, community leaders are sought out for support in times of crisis
and are the first to become aware that someone is considering killing
themselves. To support my fellow community leaders, I'm offering a training
on how to deal with one of the hardest topics faced by any community. For
the purpose of these trainings, I've defined "community leader" as anyone
who regularly convenes groups of people. If that's you, I hope you'll join
me. If not, please share this with a community leader in your life. Attend
this training to gain the skills to handle the "suicide question" and
become knowledgeable about local resources for you and your community.*
Register at **www.suicidepreventionforleaders.eventbrite.com*<http://www.suicidepreventionforleaders.eventbrite.com/>
*.** *Fee $10.


 For Justice,
Robbie

Robbie Samuels
SoJust Co-Founder
@RobbieSamuels <http://www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels>
@SoJust<http://www.sojust.org/>

________________________________________________

*Socializing for Justice - **www.sojust.org*

*SoJust is not a non-profit 501(c)3 and receives no outside funding.* We're
a grassroots, volunteer-run, member-supported, cross-cultural, cross-issue
progressive community that's been growing steadily since August 2006. We
have 2000 members, hosted 120+ events and manage an online hub of
progressive events and resources at www.sojust.org. We also share resources
via several projects: Progressive Events
Calendar<http://www.sojust.org/calendar>,
Progressive Message Board <http://www.sojust.org/boards>,
Campus2Community.net <http://www.campus2community.net/>,
ProgressiveVoterIndex.com <http://www.progressivevoterindex.com/>, Event
Promo Resources <http://www.bit.ly/BostonCalendars> and Venue Referral
Resources <http://www.bit.ly/BostonVenues>.

*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.

*STAY CONNECTED!*
Become a member of Socializing for Justice at www.sojust.org.
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**
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