Shedding light on short-term rentals in Chinatown

A recent article in Pacific Standard examined the impact of short-term rentals, like Airbnb, on Boston’s Chinatown. The recent boom of short-term rentals in the neighborhood have displaced [...]

OP-ED: With more control, communities choose clean energy

In an op-ed published earlier this month in CommonWealth Magazine, our executive director, Darlene Lombos discussed how Community Choice Energy is allowing communities in our state to choose [...]

Local officials attend in-district meeting on wage theft

On January 25th Representative Michael Moran and local officials met with constituents at an in-district meeting at the Brazilian Worker’s Center in Allston. The meeting focused on the impacts of [...]

Protesters urge Harvard to divest from Baupost Group

Mimi Ramos named as Roddenberry Fellow

We are excited to announce that Dorchester local Noemi “Mimi” Ramos has been selected to participate in The Roddenberry Foundation’s 2018 fellowship program. Her fellowship [...]

Taking on wage theft in downtown

Boston, MA – On December 19th, members of our community joined forces with the Chinese Progressive Association for a rally in support of passing “An Act to Prevent Wage Theft and Promote [...]

Summit for the Public Good

Green Justice Coalition celebrates a win as Boston City Council unanimously approves Community Choice Energy

On October 4th, the Boston City Council unanimously voted in favor of an order authorizing the adoption of Community Choice Energy, which will increase the use of clean energy throughout Boston [...]

Protesting Gentrification Caused by Short Term Rentals in Chinatown

  BOSTON — While Airbnb brings tourists into Boston’s historic Chinatown, local residents say the mammoth company along with profiteering landlords, who may be skirting city [...]

2017 Salt of the Earth Awards

Our twelfth annual Salt of the Earth Awards ceremony was held on the evening of June 7th at InterContinental Boston. The event honored community members and organizations with a strong commitment [...]