Have Mayor Wu Stand Firm Against the Downtown Waterfront MHP

Nov. 5, 2021 – Have Mayor Wu Stand Firm Against the Downtown Waterfront MHP – By Save Boston’s Waterfront  “This week’s historic victory elected a mayor for the City of Boston that prioritizes an accessible public realm, climate resiliency and inclusivity.  Together, we made sure that all the mayoral candidates knew that revamping the DowntownContinue reading “Have Mayor Wu Stand Firm Against the Downtown Waterfront MHP”

The Radical Women-Rights Transformation Site

In spring of 1917, more than two years before the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote, a radical transformation was taking place at the Boston Navy Yard. The US Navy adopted a radical enlistment policy that opened its clerical ranks to educated, white women. Parallel to this national watershed, the Boston Navy YardContinue reading “The Radical Women-Rights Transformation Site”

The Radical Women-Rights Transformation Site

In spring of 1917, more than two years before the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote, a radical transformation was taking place at the Boston Navy Yard. The US Navy adopted a radical enlistment policy that opened its clerical ranks to educated, white women. Parallel to this national watershed, the Boston Navy YardContinue reading “The Radical Women-Rights Transformation Site”

Coalition for a Resilient and Inclusive Waterfront – Accessibility Poll

The Boston waterfront is exclusive and expensive, and a new coalition wants to change that Poll finds Black and Latino residents are more likely to want the waterfront to include events that reflect the city’s diversity, affordable food options and good jobs for local residents By Shirley Leung Globe Columnist, Updated June 29, 2021, 12:01Continue reading “Coalition for a Resilient and Inclusive Waterfront – Accessibility Poll”

Yeomen (F) (F for Female) Register to Vote

Yeomen (F) (F for Female) Register to Vote Boston National Historical Park Yeomen (F) (F for female) were the first women to enlist in the United States military. Their service in World War I was made possible by the Naval Act of 1916, which created a naval reserve force. According to the aptly named historyContinue reading “Yeomen (F) (F for Female) Register to Vote”

“We Can Do It!” – Shipbuilding Women invade the Charlestown Navy Yard

“We Can Do It!” – Shipbuilding Women invade the Charlestown Navy Yard Boston National Historical Park The enemy has struck a savage treacherous blow. We are at war, all of us! There is no time now for disputes or delay of any kind. We must have ships and more ships, guns and more guns, menContinue reading ““We Can Do It!” – Shipbuilding Women invade the Charlestown Navy Yard”