Jammin' for Justice 2012

Jammin for Justice 2011
        • Celebrating environmental justice!

          Wednesday, May 23, 2012
          miércoles, 23 de mayo
          6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

          Hibernian Hall | Roxbury Center for the Arts
          184 Dudley Street | Roxbury | MA | 02119

          dancing | live music | silent auction | appetizers | drinks
          baile | música en vivo | subasta silente | apertivos | bebidas

ACE's Biggest Fundraiser of the Year
Evento más grande de recaudación de fondos de ACE

Donations of all sizes are encouraged in advance and at the event. Donate to Jammin'!

We’re raising funds to support critical and effective environmental justice organizing led by those most directly affected by injustice.

Please RSVP by Monday, May 21. Childcare will be available on-site, so please include any childcare needs.

Organizations and businesses are encouraged to show their support by sponsoring the event.

To RSVP individually or as an organization, and to get more info, email Jasmine or call (617) 442-3343 x231.

For more information, see:

Come celebrate with us!

Environmental Justice Awards

Every year we honor deserving people and organizations for their work to further environmental justice in our region. This year's recipients are:

Jammin' 2012 Host Committee

Saulo Araújo
Doyle Canning
Heather Catherwood
Neenah Estrella-Luna & Marcos Luna
Jude Glaubman
Laura Goldin
Vanessa Green
Trina Jackson
Charles & Blyth Lord
The Lucy Stone Cooperative
Kathleen O'Brien
Jahera Otieno
Cynthia Peters & Paul Kiefer
Jennifer Rushlow
Madeleine Scammell
Mara Voukydis
Maureen White

Come celebrate with us!

Check out and sponsor our hosts!

ACE Board of Directors

Saulo Araújo
Tiffany Chenault
Donna Dear
Neenah Estrella-Luna
T.J. Hellmann
Trina Jackson
Dumas Lafontant
Carlos Moreno
Jennifer Rushlow

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Event schedule

6:00 to 7:00- Appetizers, drinks and DJ Handz

7:00 to 7:30- Event program

6:00 to 8:15- Silent Auction

7:30 to 8:30- Live music by Los Three

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Reggae, funk, Latin and soul-ified versions of American and Latin classics by Los Three

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Silent auction items

This year’s silent auction items include a one-year Hubway membership, selections of red wine and local beer, seedlings, a DeCordova Museum pass, handmade items, gift certificates to Bikes Not Bombs and Haley House, personal historical tours of Boston, a billiards pool party for 20 guests at Jillians' and other exciting prizes!

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Support ACE

Be an Event Host: A NEW opportunity this year! Jammin’ hosts are ACE supporters who step up to set a personal fundraising goal, become ambassadors for ACE, and collect sponsorship in honor of the event. All are publicly celebrated at the party. Learn more about being a distinguished event host today! It’s easy and fun. Contact Jasmine or call 617-4423-3343 x27.

Volunteer: ACE is very busy this spring with our campaigns and raising the money we need to support the work. Plug in as event staff or join us this spring at our phone banks and volunteer nights. Contact Jasmine or call 617-4423-3343 x27.

Sponsor Jammin’: We offer great visibility for businesses and organizations that contribute financial sponsorships and/or silent auction items. Contact Jasmine or call 617-4423-3343 x27.

Sponsors

Body by Brandy Fitness Center
Boston Alliance for Community
Boston Childrens Hospital
Boston Tenant Coalition, Inc.
On the Move Coalition
Boston Public Health Commission
Boston area Youth Organizing Project
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Caribbean Foundation of Boston
Church of Our Saviour
The City School
Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation
Community Labor United
Community Works
Conservation Law Foundation
Jeans McQueens Creatives
MassPIRG
McGregor and Associates, PC
Mission Hill Health Movement
Mystic River Watershed Association
Norfolk Ram Group, LLC
Nuestra Community Development Corporation
Nutter, McClennon, and Fish, LLP
Project RIGHT
Unitarian Church of Sharon

Public transportation directions

Hibernian Hall is accessible by bus routes that serve Dudley Station,including the Silver Line bus and routes 1, 8, 15, 23, 28, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47 and 66. From Dudley Station, walk a block and a half east on Dudley Street. The closest subway stop is Roxbury Crossing (orange line), 0.7 miles away. Several bus routes go from Roxbury Crossing to Dudley Station.

Celebrating environmental justice

See the MBTA's Trip Planner for more transit information.

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Driving directions

From the South:
On Route 93 North, take Exit 18 (Mass Ave/Roxbury) and proceed though two sets of lights. At the third light, take a left onto the Mass Ave Connector/Melnea Cass. Continue for approximately 0.5 miles and turn left onto Harrison Avenue. After three blocks, take a left onto Dudley Street. Hibernian Hall is the second building from the corner on your left hand side.

From the North:
On Route 93 South, take Exit 18 (Mass Ave/Andrew Square) and keep right at the fork to continue onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Go through one set of lights. At the second light make a left onto Hampden Street. Continue for about 0.4 miles, then make a right onto Dudley Street. Hibernian Hall will be three blocks down on your right.

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Parking information

If you are driving, we recommend that you plan to arrive as early as possible to allow ample time for parking. There is a small parking lot behind Hibernian Hall and street parking available throughout Dudley Square. There is also a large public parking lot across from ACE’s office, between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue.

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