QWOC+ Boston is a group that promotes diversity by creating and sustaining safe spaces for LGBT people of color in the Greater Boston area.
Posted By QWOC+ Boston on April 19th, 2012

Submit! Nearly There is a zine project meant to address the serious absence and silencing of stories about the experiences of queer people of color.


Information about the Organizations Attending Tonight’s “Call to Action: Volunteer Drive and Community Organizing Fair”

Posted By QWOC+ Boston on August 6th, 2009

BIGSISTER.LOGOBig Sister Association of Greater Boston
161 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston’s mission is to help girls realize their full potential by providing them with positive mentoring relationships with women. Our girls are between the ages of 7-15 years old, in the 69 cities and towns surrounding Greater Boston.

39 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Grounded in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, we the staff, volunteers, and Board of Directors of St. Francis House work as a community to provide for the poor and homeless: a safe, caring, respectful and dignified refuge in downtown Boston which offers the basic services of food, shelter, clothing, medical care, mental health and substance abuse counseling to all who enter our doors. St. Francis House serves adults of all ages, races, ethnicities, religions, gender identities, sexual preferences, and legal statuses.

COMMUNITY.LOGOCommunity Servings
18 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Community Servings is dedicated to providing free home-delivered meals throughout Eastern Massachusetts to people homebound with HIV/AIDS and other acute life-threatening illnesses, who are unable to shop or cook for themselves. We provide our clients, their dependent families, and caregivers appealing, nutritious meals, reaching out to those in greatest need.

555 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-2672
Ethos: Ethos is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting independence, dignity and well-being among the elderly and disabled through quality, affordable and culturally-appropriate home and community-based care.

BARCC logo copyBARCC Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
99 Bishop Allen Dr ., Cambridge, MA 02139
BARCC’s mission is to end sexual violence through healing and social change. BARCC works with survivors of sexual violence and their significant others (family, partners, friends) and communities, as well as professional providers, on a variety of issues related to sexual violence response and prevention.

SAMYOON.LOGOSam Yoon for Mayor
1411 Dorchester Ave, Fields Corner, Dorchester, MA
Campaign to elect Sam Yoon Mayor of Boston (2009). Sam is undeniably committed to not only serving communities of color, but increasing efforts to engage and involve these communities in governing. He has a strong record of this as a city councilor and will continue to broaden these efforts over the course of his campaign and as Mayor of Boston. As for governing – Sam truly believes that diversity is our greatest strength.

Arroyo Logo copyFelix Arroyo Jr. for City Council
P.O. Box 301031, Boston, MA 02130
Campaign to Elect Felix Arroyo for City Council. Mission: to create a team that helps people participate and take ownership of the decisions that affect them. We will honor our commitments, and be consistent in word and deed. We will share information, create spaces that are open, and strive for clarity in decision-making. We will take care of each other, building loyalty and trust. We will work for justice.

HHC Logo - CenterHorizons for Homeless Children
1705 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury, MA 02119
The mission of Horizons for Homeless Children is to improve the lives of homeless children and their families. We provide homeless children in Massachusetts with the nurturing, stimulation and opportunities for early education and play that all children need to learn and grow in healthy ways. Horizons works with children from teen parenting programs, substance abuse recovery programs, domestic violence programs, and family shelters.

HABITAT.LOGO copyHabitat For Humanity
240 Commercial Street,4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, Inc. is a Massachusetts charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to building simple low-cost homes by forming partnerships with low-income families in need of decent and affordable housing.

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