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The Marcus Hall CE Academy is a program to encourage the youth to participate in community services and support you in becoming an active citizen within your community through a series of sessions focused on advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement.
February 8th Orientation
Introduction to Program
February 22nd Session - Historical Context
March 8th Session - Research! Research! Research!
March 22nd Session - Money! Money! Money!
April 5th - Community during COVID (community organizing and advocacy)
April 19th Session - Press/Media/Communications
May 3rd Session - Sean Rochester
May 17th Session Graduation Presentation
Marcus Hall, a member of BEJI, grew up in Dorchester and went to
Charlestown High School. Marcus, dedicated to his community, with
his friends started BOOTH, Brothers out of the Hood, to promote peaceful
conflict resolution. On June 14, 2016, at the age of 31, Marcus Hall was shot
and killed while taking his 4-year-old son, Yoda, for a haircut on Blue Hill Ave.
The members of BEJI memorialize and continue Marcus’ work through the
Marcus Hall Civic Engagement Academy.