[act-ma] Connecting for Justice (SoJust is 7!) - this Thursday

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 06:32:28 PDT 2013

Will you help spread the word? *Click to Tweet<http://clicktotweet.com/2eAMd>
: *Without funding @SoJust hits 7 years & 2300 members. Celebrate with them
on 9/12 @lironboylston. www.sojust.org #p2 #Boston

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Hope this event is on YOUR calendar - don't forget to RSVP at www.sojust.org
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See you on Thursday,****


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Robbie Samuels****

SoJust Co-Founder

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Robbie Samuels <send2robbie at gmail.com>wrote:

> A really amazing thing has happened! Socializing for Justice just hit 2300
> members and is about to celebrate 7 years of building a grassroots
> cross-issue progressive network in Boston. Would you help us spread the
> word about our 7th birthday party on 9/12? Hope you can join us!
> *Click to Tweet <http://clicktotweet.com/2eAMd>: *Without funding @SoJust
> hits 7 years & 2300 members. Celebrate with them on 9/12 @lironboylston.
> www.sojust.org #p2 #Boston
> *Post on Facebook:* Without funding Socializing for Justice hits 7 years
> & 2300 members. Celebrate with them on 9/12 at Lir on Boylston. RSVP at
> www.sojust.org
> *Please share* the following press release with your network. Don't
> forget to RSVP yourself: www.sojust.org!
> Thank you,
> Robbie
>  <http://www.sojust.org>
> Grassroots group celebrates 7 year anniversary
> Building a cross-issue progressive community and network since 2006
> On September 12th from 6-9PM, Socializing for Justice will be hosting it's
> largest event of the year, Connecting for Justice (@SoJust Open House), at
> Lir on Boylston. This event draws 120+ progressives of all stripes and is a
> great way to get connected to SoJust's cross-issue progressive community.
>  This is a welcoming space where all attendees, diverse by age, race,
> gender, sexual orientation, newness to Boston, and experience with
> activism, come together to “put the SOCIAL back in social justice!”
>  Newcomers and longtime members will celebrate the remarkable success of
> this member-driven, volunteer-run grassroots group.  Since 2006, SoJust has
> grown to 2300 members and hosted over 160 events.
> Join them at their 7th anniversary party, Connecting for Justice,<http://www.meetup.com/sojust-tm/events/129823642/>on Thursday, September 12th from 6-8:30pm at Lir on Boylston. RSVP and
> details at <http://www.sojust.org.>www.SoJust.org <http://www.sojust.org>.<http://www.sojust.org.>
> Make the most of this opportunity - attend Robbie’s SoJust Skillshare:
> Art of the Schmooze <http://www.meetup.com/sojust-tm/events/127954032/> on
> Tuesday, September 3rd to learn how to network like a pro and create
> welcoming community spaces.
> Socializing for Justice is the brainchild of community organizer,
> fundraiser and event planner, Robbie Samuels. For the past decade, Robbie
> has been a leader within Boston’s progressive community. He has been
> recognized for his efforts - in 2011, his birthday, September 16, was
> declared "Robbie Samuels Day" by the Boston City Council. In creating
> SoJust, Robbie has combined fun, socializing and cross-issue mobilization
> as never before.
> The vision for SoJust comes from Robbie’s first hand experience. He wanted
> to address what he was repeatedly finding in his work – that individuals,
> organizations, and campaigns stunted their effectiveness by focusing solely
> on single-issue work.  He shares, “I believed we could get people
> representing multiple progressive issues into a room, connect based on our
> overlapping values and more effectively fight for social justice. We need
> to be building a cross-issue progressive movement."
> At Connecting for Justice, participants can experience the connecting
> power of Socializing for Justice for themselves. There will be Action
> Stations to link attendees with local organizations, “I’m Looking For” and
> “Ask Me About” tags, a Jobs Board filled with openings from other social
> change groups and a free Literature Table. These features mirror options on
> SoJust’s website, www.sojust.org, an online hub where social justice
> events, job and volunteer opportunities from other social change
> organizations are cross-posted on the Calendar and Message Board.
> Get involved with Boston’s fastest-growing cross-issue progressive
> community. Network with like-minded progressives and find the opportunities
> you’ve been searching for. In the words of Robbie, “If you think this
> group MIGHT be for you – it is.”  Learn more and RSVP for Connecting for
> Justice at www.sojust.org.
> <http://bit.ly/SoJustInternSpring13>
> Socializing for Justice (SoJust)
> Contact: Robbie Samuels, co-founder
> Email: robbie at robbiesamuels.com
> Web: www.sojust.org
> <http://www.sojust.org>
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