[act-ma] 1/23 Connecting for Justice - SoJust's biggest networking social

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 08:18:17 PST 2014

Hey there!

*What are you looking for in 2014? We'll help you find it at Connecting for
Justice <http://www.sojust.org> on January 23rd. *See below for details
about our biggest networking social of the year! To help you get the most
out of it we're offering a ProfDev (professional development) training on
the *Art of the Schmooze* <http://www.sojust.org> *TONIGHT at 6pm* at The
NonProfit Center. $10 online registration closes at 5pm: www.sojust.org.
$20 at the door (cash only).


*Connecting for Justice (SoJust Open House)*
Thursday, January 23 - 6-9PM (Back Bay)

Join us to *celebrate 7+ years, 2350+ members, 165+ events and countless
connections* made since 2006! *Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice
event?* It’s time to meet 120+ friendly SoJusters!

*Meet like-minded progressives and get connected to great social justice
organizations in Boston*. SoJust is all about building a cross-issue
progressive community and network 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. Join us if you are ready

*RSVP: www.sojust.org <http://www.sojust.org> - Newcomers always
welcomed! *$5-$20
collected at the door. (One raffle ticket per $10 to win a $25 Trader Joe's
gift card.)
*A great spread of complimentary appetizers will be provided.*

*THIS IS NOT A MEETING *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, a
CATALYST CORNER staffed by our amazing STARZ (regular attendees), our
wildly popular JOBS BOARD, and ACTION STATIONS to make it even more likely
you'll find the right connections.

*Want to cross-promote your events and campaigns?* Looking for like-minded
progressives to hang out with in Boston? Are you new to the area and
looking for groups to get involved in? 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 will be lots of opportunity to schmooze and network!
Email robbie at robbiesamuels.com for more information about the Action

ACCESSIBILITY: Must be 21+ to enter after 7PM. The venue is physically
accessible - elevator is in the back of the room and we've been told that
bathrooms are big enough for manual, but not motor-powered, wheelchairs.

PARKING: Lir is across from the Hynes Convention Center. Parking near Lir
can be difficult - you could get lucky or you could drive around for 30 or
more minutes. There are parking garages by Back Bay station and Sheraton
hotel. 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: http://on.fb.me/JYl063
Join the SoJust Facebook group: http://on.fb.me/SoJust
On Twitter? Follow @SoJust <http://www.twitter.com/sojust> and SoJust's
Co-Founder at RobbieSamuels <http://www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels> and tweet
about this event using #sojust


*SOCIALIZING FOR JUSTICE - www.sojust.org <http://www.sojust.org/>*
*SoJust is not a non-profit 501(c)(3).* We're a grassroots volunteer-run
member-supported cross-issue progressive community that's been growing
steadily since August 2006. We have 2350+ members, hosted 165+ events and
manage an online hub of progressive events and resources at www.sojust.org.
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

*Want to know more about SoJust?* Check out our Frequently Asked
 and past event photos <http://sojust.meetup.com/1/photos/>!

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