Grove Hall

Create Art at Grove Hall BPL |February 23, 2017

Join local artists Shea Justice and Larry Pierce as we work together to create a unique piece of art to hang in the library that will reflect our community and everyone in it. This program is for artists of all ages and abilities. Please stop by anytime throughout the day.



3:00pm – 7:30pm



Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121









Voiceless Fathers | April 16

Voiceless Fathers, Not all dads are deadbeats! Sponsered by Consciously Exposed. Free Admission, Free Food, & Free Parking. 

When: Saturday, April 16th, 2016,  5:30pm-8:30pm

Where: St. Katharine Drexel Hall, 517 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121


To RSVP: Call/Text or Email 617-388-5659,

Freeze Frame Black Boston 2015 | Nov 4

Join Freeze Frame Black Boston for a community meeting and presentation. Their goal is to secure a fair share of the economic pie for both Black businesses and residents. 


 Prince Hall Grand Lodge, 24 Washington St, Grove Hall. 


Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, 6:00-9:00 PM.

To register click here

For more information  click Here


Community Meeting on "The Bubble" | June 16

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Join the City to discuss possible ideas for the former site known as, “The Bubble” (vacant lot at corner of Geneva Ave and Normandy St.). We want to hear your ideas!


When: Tuesday, June 16th


Where: Mother Caroline Academy

515 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester

For more info: contact Kaira Fox 617-635-3296

Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative | June 11

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Please join Project R.I.G.H.T for a discussion on what we need to do in our followup from what has happened recently in Grove Hall. See agenda below.


When: Thursday, June 11

6:00 PM – 7:45 PM

Where: Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Avenue)

For more info:  call Michael Kozu (Project RIGHT, Inc.) at 617.541.5451.x102)  or email ( 



  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Updates –
    • Police (BPD, B-2, Dept. Supt. Harris, GHSNI Co-Chair
    • Prosecution (Joseph Janezic, SC District Attorney Conley’s Office)
    • Multi-Unit Apt. Init. (Bob Francis, MassHousing)
    • Neighborhood Restoration – Choice Neighborhood, Neighborhood Response Team & Grove Hall Problem Properties Task Force (Michael Kozu, PRI/ GHSNI Community Coordinator)
    • GH Choice/ VIP Trauma update – Anton Joe-Yen, GH Trauma Coordinator
    • Safe Havens and expanding our prevention opportunities (BPHC VIP, REACH, STRYVE, No Drug, Prescription Drug Misuse), – Michael Kozu, PRI/ GHSNI Community Coordinator)
    • Grove Hall Youth Outreach Connection – Emmanuel Tikili (GHYOC)

Blue Hill Ave Neighborhood Response Team | June 24

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The Blue Hill Avenue Neighborhood Response Team will meet to discuss recent successes and issues regarding Blue Hill Ave.  Please let Project RIGHT know if you have any issues of problem properties that need to be addressed during the regular walk/ meeting of the Blue Hill Avenue Neighborhood Response Team (from Dudley Street to Franklin Park Zoo) Through your emails and phone calls about problem locations, you can make a difference! Thank you for the strong community turnout and your feedback has been key for us to address many different issues. Tell us what are the Blue Hill Ave. Neighborhood Response Team issues that we must address!  

Thank you for your leadership and support, our accomplishments are only made possible through your input and involvement, now for us to continue to make progress, your comments and insights are even more needed! We also want to monitor the status of the issues, we have been addressing previously along Blue Hill Avenue from Dudley Street.   We need to hear from you on what else needs to be targeted.    

 The Blue Hill Avenue Neighborhood Response Team includes the Inspectional Services Department, Boston Police Department, B-2, Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services, Department of Public Works, Boston Transportation Department, Boston Public Health Commission’s Tobacco Control Program and several other city agencies, Project RIGHT, Inc., Reps. Liz Malia, Gloria Fox and Evandro Carvalho, Councilors Tito Jackson, Charles Yancey, and Ayanna Pressley, Candace Sealey (Congressman Michael Capuano's Office), Zoo New England and many other community agencies 



When: Wednesday, June 24

1:00 PM

Where: Blue Hill Ave and Intervale St.

For more info: (<> or 617.541.5451.x102)  

(if you are running late, then call 617.839.2847 to find out where they are!)  


Grove Hall Peace Walks | June 22

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Join Project R.I.G.H.T for a Community Walk and Gathering by DEMANDING PEACE! Join theem and walk, shout and honk for peace! Supporters include:

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, Rep. Gloria Fox, Rep. Liz Malia, Rep. Carlos Henriquez,  Project RIGHT, Inc., Boston Public Health Commission (Violence, Intervention and Prevention), Boston Police Department (B-2), Grove Hall Youth Outreach Connection, MA Department of Public Health, Division of Violence Prevention, Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation,  Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley, Mothers for Justice and Equality, Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center, Charles “Poncho” Brown, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, Zoo New England (Franklin Park Zoo)


When: Monday, June 22nd

5:00 PM

Where: Lilla Frederick Pilot Middle School

270 Columbia Road, Dorchester

(Site to be determined)


For more info: please contact Block Captains @ Project R.I.G.H.T. (617) 541 5454 *105

Sable Bradshaw-Block Captain; Justin Pomare- Block Captain; Charles Slayden- Block Captain; Khedra Hollins, Community Coordinator (


Grove Hall Coffee Hour | June 8

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All are invited to Grove Hall Coffee Hour: Make Your Community Safer! Don't forget to bring your partner to play cards with during their conversation! The coffee hour will be joined by Nancy Smith, Office of Public Health Preparedness. Sponsored by the Grove Hall Peace Council/VIP Initiative.


When: Monday, June 8


Where: Project RIGHT, Inc

320 A Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester

For more info: contact; or 617.541.5454, x105

Grooving in the Grove | June 4

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You're invited to Grooving in the Grove! Come and enjoy performances by LGF students, staff, community partners and local artists.  Get your groove on!

When: Thursday, June 4th


Where: Lilla Frederick Pilot Middle School plaza

270 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info: email

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Community Meeting about Intervale Street | May 27

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The Department of Neighborhood Development and the Boston Parks and the Recreation Department invite the public to a joint meeting to discuss the future of the parcel and building located at 71-79 Intervale Street. Discussions will also be had regarding how the future of this parcel will effect the existing Children's Park playground.  Please join us for a discussion on the future of this existing project.  For further information, please call (617) 961-3019.


When: Wednesday, May 27th


Where: BCYF - Grove Hall Community Center

51 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester

For more information: call Michael Kozu (Project RIGHT, Inc.) at 617.541.5451.x102)  or email (


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