Boston2024’s Olympic Bid: Demonstrate Your Opposition Tonight!

10940467_819620261428335_1138309782799226099_nJoin members of Boston Homeless Solidarity Committee tonight at the first Public Meeting on Boston’s Olympic bid!

We meet at 5:45 outside Suffolk Law School building at 120 Tremont St., Boston.

City of Boston Mayoral Public Meeting on Boston2024’s Olympic Bid, Thursday, February 5th, 6:30pm-9:30pm, Suffolk Law School building , 120 Tremont St., Boston. 

This will be the first of nine community meetings the city of Boston is hosting to present venue plans to host the 2024 Olympic Games. It is also an opportunity for community members and groups to share their concerns and questions surrounding hosting the event. The official City of Boston Olympics bid can be found at: http://www.2024boston.org/ Both NoBostonOlympics (www.nobostonolympics.org  https://www.facebook.com/pages/No-Boston-Olympics/161957870626008) and NoBoston2024 (https://www.facebook.com/NoBoston2024) will be in attendance.

An overview of the variety of reasons how the Olympics in Boston would negatively impact those who are homeless and low-income:

Spare Change: How Boston Olympics may impact the homeless

In a Boston Olympics, People Experiencing Homelessness Will Come In Last

-Rent Control for Olympic Attendees:

http://www.universalhub.com/2015/2024-year-nine-month-apartment-leases

(Actual text can be found on page 33 of link mentioned in article)

-Olympics & Homelessness (reports on how previous games have affected individuals who are homeless)

www.mungosbroadway.org.uk/documents/8993

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