Beantown Society is a youth led organization that was started in 2004 by young Black and brown youth in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain. The main reason the organization was created was because they were facing a lot of violence in their communities and needed a safe space to meet, grow and heal as people. Now, Beantown has kept that mission along with continuing to center youth and their passions and interests. This program encourages young people to find their voice and grow in leadership as we also help educate about social justice issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Attend programming, trainings, events, community projects, and bigger-picture organizing work. Help plan and organize Annual Community Projects and Events Attend biweekly meetings with Unnamed Awesome Coalition (sister organizations: REEP,TCS,YJPU) supporting youth-led projects or programming and supervising young adults. Learning about social justice issues and transformative justice
The Ideal Candidate for this Job:
Reliable with an ability to work both independently and with a team. Passionate for your community A passion for social justice and demonstrated understanding of societal oppressions/-isms, such as racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism and adultism, etc.
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