Events

Upcoming Events

On the Ground: Community Organizing in Medford and Somerville

Join ACTION and JumboVote for a joint panel discussing community organizing and advocacy in Somerville and Medford. Our conversation will be centered around the way that organizations approach community organizing and their experiences working in the local Somerville and Medford communities. We will be featuring the following panelists from Defund SPD, The Welcome Project, The Royall House and Slave Quarters, Community Action Agency of Somerville, and the Medford Council on Aging. Check out our facebook event for more information and a zoom link bit.ly/ACTIONandJV

April 12, 7:30 – 9 PM

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Problem Solvers Caucus

Join Tisch College for a conversation with members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, including Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ5). Created in 2017, the Problem Solvers Caucus is an independent member-driven group in Congress, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans – committed to finding common ground on many of the key issues facing the country. This event is sponsored by Tisch College, the Political Science Department, Tufts ACTION and CIVIC.

April 15, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Past Events

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Stacey Abrams

Join Tisch College for a conversation with author, activist, entrepreneur, and political leader, Stacey Abrams. For 11 years, including seven as Minority Leader, Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives. This event is co-sponsored by ACTION.

March 18, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship & Public Service: Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Join Tisch College for a special conversation with U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA12). Pelosi serves as the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives, after making history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve in that role. She was also the first woman to lead a major political party in Congress when she assumed the role of House Democratic leader in 2003. This event is co-sponsored by ACTION.

February 25, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Lyon & Bendheim Citizenship Award: Wilnelia Rivera - "Fighting for Change in our Cities & On the Ballot"

Join Tisch College for a conversation with activist, political strategist, Tufts alumna, and inaugural recipient of the Lyon & Bendheim Citizenship Award, Wilnelia Rivera, A04, AG14. Wilnelia is the founder and president of Rivera Consulting, Inc., a strategist consulting firm for movement-building and policy-driven causes, candidates, and organizations. This event is co-sponsored by ACTION.

February 17, 12 - 1 PM

ACTION's first meeting of the semester!

Join us for our first meeting of the semester to learn about what ACTION is doing this semester and how to be involved! https://tufts.zoom.us/j/91373551924?pwd=MEF3VS9XQ1V6TEdldkx3MStEZ2RxZz09 Meeting ID: 913 7355 1924 Passcode: 470139 Make sure to log onto zoom with your Tufts credentials to join the meeting.

February 7, 3-3:30 PM

ACTION GIM

Come to our General Interest Meeting to find out about what we do and how to get involved with ACTION! https://tufts.zoom.us/j/93179112101?pwd=YjB4Z3dyYkF1SjN5MmtaYjY1ZUJZQT09 Meeting ID: 931 7911 2101 Passcode: 283775 Make sure you log onto zoom with your Tufts credentials to join the meeting.

February 6, 2-3 PM