Alternatives for Community and Environment
What's happening at ACE?
DWAIGN TYNDAL NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of ALTERNATIVES FOR COMMUNITY & ENVIRONMENT (ACE) Passionate, accomplished social and environmental justice champion to lead twenty-four (24) year old organization committed to eradicating environmental racism and classism, creating healthy, sustainable communities, and achieving environmental justice.
The ACE ANNUAL MEETING is coming up on October 19, 6-9 p.m. at the First Church in Roxbury, 10 Putnam Street (John Elliot Square and accessible via the 41 and 14 buses). Please join us! We’ll celebrate ACE accomplishments, elect new Board Members, approve an update to our bylaws, ratify our vision statement and Environmental Justice Development Guidelines for Roxbury, and discuss ACE’s position on issues including rent control, creating healthy communities, and privatization of public services like the MBTA. Click this link for a draft of the event goals and agenda.
REEP: Roxbury Environmental Empowerment Project
REEP develops and supports youth leadership in our home neighborhood through a school-based environmental justice curriculum, an after-school youth leadership program, and youth-led organizing projects. Learn more about REEP
TRU: the T Riders Union
TRU organizes public transit riders to build a unified voice and movement for better public transportation in Greater Boston. TRU focuses our organizing on lower income riders and riders of color who must depend on public transit to reach their daily destinations. Learn more about TRU
EJLS: Environmental Justice Legal Services
EJLS provides legal and technical assistance and capacity building services to help strengthen and support grassroots groups working on environmental justice in our region. Learn more about EJLS