Category Archives: Demos, Protests, Actions

Gown to Town: Drop Dead! Wednesday March/Rally Over Death of the Fenway.

For decades, the institutional expansion of Boston’s colleges and hospitals has greatly decreased the city’s available housing making it that much more expensive for residents to find an affordable place to live. The end result? Displacement and often homelessness! Here is a recent and reprehensible example. They Did WHAT?! In the Summer of 2014, Berklee College of …

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BHSC 24-Hour Fast in Solidarity with People Experiencing Homelessness

Starting 12 noon Thanksgiving Eve til noon Thanksgiving Day, BHSC members and our allies will be fasting in solidarity with people experiencing homelessness. Join us in our protest as we demand that the city improve and increase services including safe, sanitary and dignified shelter, and a city-funded housing voucher program. Find out more here.

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Media Release: Bridge Closure One Year Anniversary Day of Action & Observance

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Oct 8th: Long Island Bridge Closure Anniversary – Day of ACTION and OBSERVANCE

We are coming up on a year since Mayor Walsh and the Boston Public Health Commission condemned the bridge leading to Long Island, hastily shuttering the city’s largest homeless shelter and several vital stabilization and recovery programs for those seeking treatment for addiction. Since then, little has been done in the way of meaningful action …

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Tell Philadelphia Insurance Company to accept claim by life-saving addiction-service providers

A petition from our friends at Boston Warm. Please sign it at the link and attend its presentation at the State House to those who must do what is right.  Tell Philadelphia Insurance: It’s wrong to deny claims for life-saving addiction service providers | Groundswell. TO: JAY ASH, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR …

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Media Release: March Of The Homeless

Media Release: Homeless March to Demand State Action on Homelessness, Opioid Addiction Crises Who: The homeless, the formerly homeless, and their supporters. What: March and Rally to Demand State “Intervention” to Reopen Long Island to End Opioid Addiction Crisis and Provide “Housing First” for the Homeless. Where: Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (Woods Mullins Shelter, …

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This Thursday: March of the Homeless. Join Us!

Who: The homeless, the formerly homeless, and their supporters. Where: Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (Woods Mullins Shelter, corner of Mass Ave and Albany St.) and Boston Common by the State House. When: Thursday, April 23, 9:45 AM at Albany St. and Mass Ave., Noon at the State House (approximate). What: Homeless March and Rally for Dignity, Respect, and Ending to Homelessness and Opioid …

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Soft Spoken but Fierce: Tara at The State of the City Rally!

Check out BHSC’s Tara and her speech at the recent Boston People’s State of the City Rally (posted below or on You Tube). It was freezing cold but our Tara tells it like it is! She may be soft spoken but she is fierce. Go Tara! “Three months after the abrupt closure of the bridge …

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