Category Archives: Events

Boston Climate Strike

StFriday, September 20, 2019 • 10:00 AM on
Boston City Hall Plaza • 1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02203

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Following the lead of Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people and adult allies in Massachusetts are joining the global call to action on September 20th, 2019, and going on STRIKE! All are invited and encouraged to join us in Boston and kick off a week of climate actions around Massachusetts. We have 11 years to stop the climate crisis—help us tell our elected officials we demand justice.

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10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Community Events at City Hall Plaza—art activities, partner organization tabling, sign making, community mural/art wall
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Rally at City Hall Plaza—speakers, dances/songs/bands, slam poetry!
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
March to Massachusetts Statehouse
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Action at Massachusetts Statehouse

Combat Training by Military Medicine Interest Group (MMIG)

Military Medicine Interest Group (MMIG) of Tufts University School of Medicine presents…

Combat Casualty Training

Led by US Army Sergeant Brandon Formyduval

Train in combat casualty care: a carbon copy version of what medics receive.  Run through trauma scenarios to see how you would treat casualties. Includes an interactive mannequin that bleeds, casualty cards with training scenarios, and supporting equipment.

Military and civilian dental practitioners should be trained in high quality CPR, and other basic life-saving medical skills that can save many lives if implemented timely.

Friday, September 20, 2019
75 Kneeland Street; 3rd Floor Simulation Center
Choose from 1 of 2 sessions:

  • Early Afternoon: 1PM – 3PM or
  • Late Afternoon: 4:15PM – 6PM


Tisch College’s Exciting Distinguished Speaker Series!

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Tisch College is thrilled to host Distinguished Speaker Series events with Republican political operative Karl Rove, Senator Ed Markey, founder of the #MeToo Movement Tarana Burke, and humanitarian and celebrity chef José Andrés. Our Civic Life Lunch program and pop-up series will bring to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Holocaust historian and professor Deborah Lipstadt, intersex activist Tatenda Ngwaru, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith, former campaign manager for Hillary for America Robby Mook, Ambassador Dennis Ross, political communications guru Philippe Reines, and more.

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SNDA at the 2019 Boston Heart Walk

SNDA members had a great time volunteering with the American Heart Association at the 2019 Boston Heart Walk on September 7th.

Heather Smith (D20) reflects: “We celebrated and cheered on walkers as they walked either 1, 3, or 6 miles in honor of those who have passed away and in support of survivors of heart disease and strokes.”

HDA Volunteers at East Boston Health Fair

HDA had volunteers doing OHI and dental screenings for the Hispanic Community in East Boston during Pfizer’s Health Fair last Saturday. They had a great turnout of volunteers and screened many patients who were referred to Tufts for further evaluation! Be on the look out for more HDA volunteer events!

Yoga in the Park

For the fourth annual year, Dr. Pastan will be leading Yoga in the Public Gardens. 

The event will be held on Tuesday, September 17. We will be meeting in the school lobby at 4:30 PM and walk over together to find a perfect spot in the gardens. Please bring your yoga mats, water bottle, and comfortable clothing!
This event is open to 60 people so make sure to sign up soon!
Please sign up here:

Volunteer with SNDA

SNDA will be volunteering with the American Heart Association at the 2019 Boston Heart Walk on Saturday, September 7th at the Boston Hatch Shell from 7:30am – 2:00pm. Free T-Shirts Included! If you plan on attending, both RSVP’s need to be filled out here and here. You may contact Heather Smith at with any questions/concerns.