[act-ma] 9/26 (Thurs, 1pm): Brown Bag Lunch Series @ e5! Student Immigrant Movement

alisa alisa at encuentro5.org
Thu Sep 19 20:45:36 PDT 2013

Hello Friends!

encuentro5 invites Boston’s
nonprofit <http://chriscoyier.net/2010/06/17/nonprofit/> community and
local progressive organizations to a series of Brown Bag Lunches exploring
the many facets of non-profit organizations and social justice, spreading
networks, and encouraging collaboration.

Our Brown Bag Lunch Series begins on Thursday, September 26th at 1pm with a
presentation from the Student Immigration Movement
<http://simforus.com/>(SIM). Bi-Monthly presentations will be offered
on the 2nd and 4th Thursday
throughout the year. Each event lasts one hour: a 30 minute presentation
and 30 minute discussion/Q & A.

Please visit our calendar <http://events.encuentro5.org> for the full
listing of upcoming lunch presentations. Here is a quick preview:


Student Immigrant Movement (SIM)

An immigrant youth-led organization with the vision that all immigrant
students have equal access to higher education, collectively realize their
full potential, define their own identity and become fully engaged in every
aspect of society that affects their lives.



Establishing a Single Payer Health Care System in Mass. so that all
residents will have access to comprehensive, quality, affordable and
equitable health care because it is basic to life and human dignity.


Chica Project

Educating, employing and empowering Latinas ages 14-18 to succeed.


Clean Water Action

Protecting the environment, health, economic well-being and community
quality of life. Goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention
of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and
businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work.


Color of Water Project

Water is essential to life. Securing the human right to affordable and
reliable water services for all Boston residents, in response to U.N.
supported research that reveals discrepancies of access security in local
neighborhoods of color.


This series is a partnership between encuentro5 and other non-profits and
community groups from the Greater Boston region.  The aim is to serve as a
resource to the progressive community, providing education and networking
opportunities, and to advance the goals of the presenting organizations. As
whole, the series aims to build greater cross-issue awareness and

All Brown Bag Lunch events take place at encuentro5: 9 Hamilton Place, #2A,
Boston, MA<https://maps.google.com/maps?q=9+Hamilton+Place,+Boston,+MA+02108&ll=42.356308,-71.061502&spn=0.002529,0.006099&hnear=9+Hamilton+Pl,+Boston,+Massachusetts+02108&gl=us&t=m&z=18>.
 Unfortunately, e5’s current transitional location is not wheelchair
accessible. However, events will also be live-streamed on
live.encuentro5.org and conference calling will be available for remote
participation. Please let us know ahead of time and we will be happy to
arrange accommodations.

The *Brown Bag Lunch Series* is free to the public. Guests are encouraged
to bring their lunch; coffee/tea will be provided by encuentro5.

Hope to see you at lunch!


On behalf of BBLS Team
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