Project RIGHT Inc

Grove Hall Peace Walk, Jun. 22

Project RightJoin Project RIGHT, Inc. for the next Grove Hall Peace Walk on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, from  5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Following the march, the group will convene to determine how residents can make the neighborhood safer! Please call 617-541-5451.x102 (Project RIGHT, Inc.) for more information. The June 22 Grove Hall Peace Walk departs from Deliverance Temple Church, 232 Columbia Road, Dorchester (intersection of Columbia Road and Devon Street).  >> Read More

Grove Hall Peace Walk, Jun. 8

Project RIGHT, Inc.Demand peace! Pave the way with your feet and belief! Kick off the summer with a Peace Walk and cook-out on Wednesday, June 8 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. The Walk will depart from Project RIGHT, Inc. at 320A Blue Hill Avenue (Lawrence Avenue and Blue Hill Avenue). Come out and support your community!

For further information please contact the Project R.I.G.H.T. by calling (617) 541-5454 x102. You may speak with Block Captain Martin Booth, Block Captain Magdaline Jigba or Community Coordinator Michael Kozu (m_kozu@hotmail.com).

Grove Hall Community Meeting, Jun. 9

Project Right, inc.How can we make our community better? What are your ideas? Come to the Grove Hall Community Meeting on Thursday, June 9, 2011 to share your thoughts on neighborhood improvement. A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and announcements and program updates follow from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Community Meeting will be held at the Grove Hall Community Center, 51 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester, MA. For more information, call Project RIGHT, Inc. at 617.541.5451, x102.

GHSNI is a former graduated Weed and Seed Site and is provided support through the Department of Public Health, Boston Police Department, Boston Public Health Commission, Mayor Thomas Menino, MassHousing and the Hayden, Hyams, Boston and Citizens Bank Foundations

World No Tobacco Day Action & Press Conference, May 31

Boston Alliance for Community HealthJoin the Boston Alliance for Community Health for World No Tobacco Day, on May 31, 2011 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Boston City Hall Plaza /Government Center Station. A 4 p.m. press conference will bring this issue to the forefront of the public's hearts and minds! See the 1200 shoes representing the lives lost every day in the US due to tobacco use and exposure. Support efforts to reduce the demand for tobacco products. Learn about cessation resources for smokers. Support youth and community organizations as they educate and engage elected and city officials. For more information, please contact Cynthia Loesch, Tobacco Manager, Boston Alliance for Community Health, at 781-­405-­8648 or cloesch@hria.org.

Dress Addressed 3rd Annual Prom Dress Drive, May 10, 24, 31

Ladies - do you need a dress or accessories for prom? The Grove Hall Community Center is hosting its third annual Prom Dress Drive to ensure all young women can attend their prom and look fabulous at the same time! You may keep the dress you find at the drive. This event will take place at 51 Geneva Ave from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m on Tuesday, May 10; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24; and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31. See you there!

For more information please contact: 
Project RIGHT Community Coordinator Nicole N. Flynt Thomas 617.541.5454 or nnflynt@gmail.com
City of Boston Streetworker, Kendall Bruce 617.438.2077
Boston Police Department, Sgt. Lisa Holmes 617.594.5698
 

Grove Hall PEACE Walks, May 11, 25

Project RIGHT, Inc.Demand peace! Pave the way with your feet and belief! The next Grove Hall Peace Walk will take place Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Walk will depart from Project RIGHT, Inc. at 320A Blue Hill Avenue (Lawrence Avenue and Blue Hill Avenue). Come out and support your community!

A subsequent peace walk will take place Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., departing from Deliverance Temple Church, 232 Columbia Road, Dorchester (Coumbia Road and Devon St). For more information contact Project RIGHT, inc. at 617-541-5454 ext. 102 or email m_kozu@hotmail.com.

BlockReady.com Interviews Axel Starke of Greater Grove Hall

BlockReady.comBlockReady.com, a new online community portal geared towards promoting Commercial Real Estate and Community Development in Massachusetts, has recently posted an interview with Greater Grove Hall Main Streets' Axel Starke. The article discusses new initiatives Axel Starke is working on to bring businesses into the Dorchester-Roxbury district, partnership with local organizations, interactions with elected officials, highlights of Grove Hall cuisine and more! Check out the interview at http://blockready.com/interviews/see-which-area-has-one-of-largest-buying-powers-in-boston-you-might-be-surp/.

RDM Transit Needs Update, May 10


The second round of public meetings for the Roxbury/Dorchester/Mattapan Transit Needs Study is taking place now. On Tuesday, May 10, a meeting will be conducted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mattapan Branch Library, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue. Over the next year, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will work with the Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan neighborhoods to develop short and long-term strategies to improve the public transit system. The objective is to make the system more responsive to the needs of riders. Please take the transit study survey online at http://www.mass.gov/massdot/rdm.

With comments, questions, or requests for multi-lingual materials, please contact Scott Hamwey, Project Manager, at Scott.Hamwey@state.ma.us or (617)973.7210. 

Vendors - Join the Grove Hall Farmers' Market!

Greater Grove Hall Main StreetsThe Grove Hall Farmers' Market is looking for dedicated farmers interested in offering fresh produce to Roxbury and North Dorchester residents and consumers. The Market will be located adjacent to the Flames Restaurant located at 469 Blue Hill Avenue. The space is easily accessible by public transportion (bus routes: 14, 19, 23, 28, 45) and offers a free public parking lot behind the market. Unique crafts are sought in addition to fruits, vegetables, etc. Grove Hall Farmers' Market will run from Tuesdays July 12th to October 25th, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Seasonal Cost for vendors is $50.

View details and application at www.greatergrovehall.org/farmersmarket. For more information, contact Axel Starke at 617-427-2560 or astarke@greatergrovehall.org; or Nicole Flynt at 617-541-5454 x 105 or nnflynt@gmail.com. >> Read More

Project RIGHT, Inc.

Phone: 

(617) 541-5454

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Mission: 

Our mission is to promote resident involvement in neighborhood stabilization and economic development within the community of Greater Grove Hall (Roxbury and North Dorchester).

Location

Project R.I.G.H.T. Inc
320A Blue Hill Avenue
Grove Hall, MA 02121
United States
Key Partners: 

Holborn, Gannett, Gaston, Otisfield Betterment Association Garrison Trotter Neighborhood Association Devon, Normandy, Brunswick Residents Association Fayston Street Residents Association Pasadena, Supple & Columbia

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Though various forums such as coming to community and neighborhood meetings and participating in these meeting by voicing your concerns and assisting with solutions to problems. You can volunteer in our office on a project or initiative of your choosing.

Key Programs Offered: 

Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative/ Weed and Seed
Grove Hall Youth Workers Alliance
Mike & Al's Basketball League
Grove Hall Gay Straight Lesbian Alliance (Thursdays at 3:30)
Grove Hall Problem Properties Task Force
Grove Hall Youth Outreach Connection
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services (DAPS)
Multi-Unit Housing Initiative
Grove Hall Getting Healthier

Community Meeting Space Available: 

No

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