Monthly Archives: June 2014

MAAH Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act this Wednesday, July 2nd

On Wednesday, July 2, the Museum of African American History will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. Join Professor Charles Ogletree for our 2014 Millennium Conversation on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, signed by President Lyndon Baines Johnson on July 2, … Continue reading

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Be Empowered. Then Empower!

Last night, former NFL player and motivational speaker Trent Shelton was in town to motivate and inspire participants towards their goals. Shelton has a notorious social media following; the#RehabTime social media giant has a following of over 2.5 million Facebook … Continue reading

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Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Celebrates 30 Years!

The Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) is celebrating 30 years social change. DSNI’s mission is to empower Dudley residents to organize, plan for, create and control a vibrant, diverse and high-quality neighborhood in collaboration with community partners. Thirty years of generational … Continue reading

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RCC Music Festival – July 19th from 1pm-6pm

  On July 19th, RCC will host its first annual Roxbury Rocks Music Festival! We are so excited to have this new addition to the RCC community. The goal is to further develop relationships with all Bostonians and have them … Continue reading

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Happy #Juneteenth!

Happy #Juneteenth! Today we commemorate our enslaved ancestors in Galveston, Texas who learned on June 19th 1865 that their emancipation had been made formal, even though it had been so since January, 1, 1863. Celebrate your freedom everyday, and especially … Continue reading

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How Corporate Partnerships help Community Colleges Create STEM Career Pipelines: The RCC Vertex Learning Lab

Last Thursday, the Boston Globe provided a great feature that highlighted the positive benefits of creating pipelines for high school students into STEM careers. Businesses are moving beyond one-time donations that might buy team uniforms or new computers and are … Continue reading

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Reentry: Building a Future Public Forum; June 18th at the RCC Media Arts Center

Join the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department at Roxbury Community College on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6 p.m. for “REENTRY: BUILDING A FUTURE”! This FREE public forum will feature an informative discussion about … Continue reading

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