Economic inequality is growing across our nation, and right here in JP. We see up close how hard it is for people to live in Jamaica Plain on low wages; how small businesses here struggle as chains gain a foothold; how neighbors get pushed out by rising rents and condo conversions; how this impacts young people growing up in a quickly-changing environment.
What can we do right here in Jamaica Plain?
You Are Invited to a Conversation About
Income Inequality In Jamaica Plain
Thursday, April 9th @ 6:15pm
Hope Central Church, Capen Hall
85 Seaverns Ave, Jamaica Plain (Near Green St. Station)
Moderated by DigBostonâ€™s
â€¢ Do we know people or businesses struggling with the cost of JP?
â€¢ How do we get wages up and housing prices down?
â€¢ How can we make living in JP more sustainable?
â€¢ What roles can we play as residents, businesses, & government?
Action for Regional EquityÂ â€¢Â Boston Tenant CoalitionÂ â€¢Â City Life/Vida UrbanaÂ â€¢Â Community ActivistsÂ â€¢Â First Bapist Church of JPÂ â€¢ Hope Central ChurchÂ â€¢Â Hyde Square Task ForceÂ â€¢Â IPS Program on Inequality and the Public GoodÂ â€¢Â Jobs with JusticeÂ â€¢Â JP ForumÂ â€¢ JP Neighborhood Development Corp.Â â€¢Â JP New Economy TransitionÂ â€¢ JP Progressives â€¢Â MA Alliance of HUD TenantsÂ â€¢Â Restaurant Opportunities CenterÂ â€¢Â Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center
Download the flyerÂ (bilingual)