October 7th: Long Island Closure Anniversary Action! Join Us!
Please join us on Friday, October 7th, to acknowledge the ongoing harm and hardship caused by the closure of Long Island on the lives of those individuals who were impacted AND demand swift action from the city of Boston and the state of Massachusetts.
9:00AM Rally & Speak Out at Recovery Road at the corner of Melnea Cass Blvd. & Mass Ave.
Food will be provided during this rally, followed by:
12:00PM Rally & Speak Out at the State House steps
The days speakers include:
People who are currently experiencing or have experienced homelessness or are in or seeking recovery services and have been negatively impacted by the closure of Long Island; Dr. Jessie Gaeta of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, representatives from Mass Alliance of HUD Tenants, Boston Homeless Solidarity Committee, ACT UP, Long Island Refugees, and more.
Following speakers we invite folks to take part in a family-friendly, nonviolent action to impress upon Governor Baker and Secretary Sudders the need for MORE treatment beds and harm reduction services NOW!
-Housing NOT Warehousing!
-Increase Treatment Beds NOW!
-Increase Harm Reduction Services NOW!
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