Wednesday, February 27, 2013
At the third annual State of Our Neighborhood forum, members of the community spoke to elected officials about a variety of topics.
In a nearly filled Kennedy Elementary School auditorium, members of the community and elected officials came together to discuss issues that come with living in a city with specific focus on Jamaica Plain. Four elected officials addressed the local economy and jobs for teenagers at the third annual State of Our Neighborhood forum Tuesday night. Carol Rogers, a teenage volunteer at Teen Empowerment, Inc., a Roxbury-based organization that helps young people develop job skills, told a story about how she saw a cousin gunned down when she was in third grade. She said the experience could have touched off a life of tragedy and struggle, but she was determined to find a way out. She said she focused her efforts on the day-to-day life at school…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The third annual community sound off begins at 6 p.m.
After being postponed earlier this month, the third annual State of Our Neighborhood forum is on for tonight. The community conversation will focus on: The event will be hosted by the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition and Jamaica Plain Forum. Several local businesses and organizations are co-sponsors for the event. The third annual State of Our Neighborhood forum is from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at Kennedy Elementary School.
It's meeting week in JP.
1. Though there's a small amount of snow coming tonight, it shouldn't be enough to stand in the way of the third annual State of Our Neighborhood Forum. The forum is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Kennedy Elementary School. 2. The Casey Overpass 25 Percent Design phase hearing is Wednesday night beginning at 5:30 p.m. at The English High School. 3. The Boston Redevelopment Authority is hosting a discussion of new BRA guidelines regarding developments in the area Wednesday night at the Curley School. This meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. 4. Today City Councilors Mike Ross and Ayanna Pressley are holding a public meeting regarding the Boston Residency Jobs Policy. City Hall. 3 p.m. 5. The city is asking those interested to sign up for the next civil …
Monday, February 18, 2013
The annual neighborhood sound off had to be pushed back due to the snowstorm of Feb. 8 and 9.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The third annual community sound-off, originally scheduled for tonight, has been pushed to Feb. 26.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Snow has caused the JP Forum to push back the third annual neighborhood talk.
The third annual State of Our Neighborhood forum has been postponed due to difficulty of travel following the weekend’s snowstorm. The event has been moved to Tuesday. Feb. 26. It will be held at the Kennedy Elementary School in Hyde/Jackson Square. The forum, sponsored by several JP-based companies and organizations, put citizens and legislators together to discuss community happenings during the year that was and the upcoming year.
The third annual forum is scheduled for Tuesday night.
The third annual State of Our Neighborhood forum will be on as long as school is open across Boston Tuesday. The forum, scheduled to take place at Kennedy Elementary School beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, has a makeup snow date of Feb. 26. Boston Public Schools are closed Monday and many streets around Jamaica Plain remained unplowed as of Sunday night. The forum, sponsored by several JP-based companies and organizations, put citizens and legislators together to discuss community happenings during the year that was and the upcoming year.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The third annual community gathering will feature several government officials and cover a broad range of topics.
Jamaica Plain’s government officials, boards, committees, business owners and citizens will convene next month to discuss the state of the neighborhood. The third annual “State of Our Neighborhood” forum will take place Feb. 12, according to a press release from the Jamaica Plain Forum. Subjects on the table include: youth issues, urban agriculture, transportation, education, senior resources, affordable housing and neighborhood businesses, according to the press release. The JP Forum writes: “Breakout groups will allow all of us to participate in conversations with each other on the topics which concern us the most. Please spread the word and save the date. If you have been before, let people know how important it is that we continue this…