This election cycle we are voting to elect our municipal elected officials. Local government make important decisions that directly impact the quality of life issues in our neighborhood. Local elected officials make key decisions on our public safety, street cleaning, housing and jobs. On Tuesday, November 5th the polls will be open from 7:00am to 8:00pm. If you need more information or a ride to the polls contact us at 617-981-4010. Get informed and don’t sit out this Election!
At this moment, East Boston is encountering ten economic developments including the proposed casino in Suffolk Downs. We are concerned about the future of East Boston, because projects like the waterfront development, Central Square and Suffolk Downs will have a serious impact on the makeup of our community for generations to come.
There will be a hearing on the Massachusetts TRUST Act on Thursday, October 3 at 10am in the State House Room A-2. Join NUBE in supporting this important piece of legislation.
The TRUST Act is proposed state legislation that will ease the unfair burden currently placed on local governments and improve public safety for everyone by establishing that Massachusetts law enforcement officials are not involved in immigration enforcement. This will promote:
NUBE is organizing neighbors in East Boston, especially working families, immigrants, youth and business owners, to take maximum advantage of the benefits and to mitigate as much as possible the negative impacts of the new waterfront developments to be constructed in East Boston. These developments were evaluated and approved more than 10 years ago, when the composition of this community was very different.
As East Boston residents, we want our community to have a vibrant, active, diverse, and healthy economy that allows our families to prosper and have the best quality of life possible. However, the high cost of living, unstable and poor quality jobs, inequality, criminalization, discrimination and an environment that doesn’t promote community integration and healthy coexistence threaten the economic prosperity of our families.