Center on people and community, making sure that prosperity is broadly shared by educating, advocating and supporting BLACK and minoritized communities. Building POWER --- with knowledge through a proactive base of leadership, collaboration and accountability that will improve our community’s quality of life…. as we celebrate our diasporic diversity.
We envision the existence of generational wealth by creating good jobs and owning our own businesses. We want neighborhood schools that teach our own culture, history and civic engagement as part of the curriculum. We deserve lifestyles of home ownership and safe neighborhoods for future generations.
BEJI serves the needs of economically and socially under-served people through advocacy and programs designed to help them secure well-paying jobs and influence the decisions that impact their lives.
BEJI believes in direct action organizing.
Action organizing is based on the power of people to take collective action on their own behalf. BEJI focuses on direct action organizing.
BEJI believes in developing effective organizing leadership. We work to identify, recruit and develop leadership, build a community around that leadership and harness the power from the resources within our Boston community.
BEJI believes in the importance of educating and informing our community. We work to address constructive public response, devising public-communication strategies, providing practical information, educating and informing the public about economic justice.
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