Teens Acting for Social Change

Teens Acting for Social Change (TASC) is a group of energized teens making a difference in our world. TASCers build community, learn about social justice issues, and take action.

Teens run the group with the assistance of an adult coordinator. TASC meets on alternating Sundays during the school year at various Boston locations.
 
 

TASCers collect signatures for Fight for $15 and Paid Family and Medical Leave at the BWC Roots, Resistance, Resilience Anniversary Festival and Concert, May 2018.In the past, TASC has participated in trainings and actions, gained organizing skills, and connected with the broader BWC community:

  • TASC has participated in anti-oppression trainings on
    • Power and oppression
    • Economic Justice
    • Immigration
    • Environmental justice
  • TASC has honed their organizing skills:
    • Signature collection
    • Action planning
    • Campaign Selection
    • Cycle of Organizing
    • Storytelling
    • Public Speaking
  • TASC has participated in several actions
    • Shule Protest: Stop the Deportations
    • Shabes supporting DACA
    • Walk Out Against Gun Violence at Smith and Wesson, Springfield
  • TASC has led several actions
    • FedEx Cut Ties With the NRA Action
    • Raise Up signature collection: Fight for $15 & Paid Family and Medical Leave
  • TASC has connected with the greater BWC community and other community partners
    • Raise Up Signature Collection (with Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Action and BWC’s Acting for Racial & Economic Justice)
    • Support Shule Protest
    • Shule Chanukah Party
  • Organize Shule families to write cards of support to local mosques
    • Co-lead Shabes Gathering with AFREJ Committee
    • National Walk Out To End Gun Violence (with St. Stephens Youth Programs)
    • FedEx Cut Ties With the NRA Action (with Shule Zayin Class and other BWC members)
    • Signature Collection for Raise Up Coalition, and ushering for the concert at the BWC Festival
    • Facilitate social justice workshops in Shule classrooms
    • B’nai Mitzvah
  • TASC has had fun social time including
    • Overnight at Wildwood, NH
    • Marching in the HONK! Parade
    • Latke Making
    • Purim Party
    • Interpretive Dance with Yiddish Song
    • Bake Off Competition
    • Canoeing Outing
 
TASC is open to Shule graduates and all interested teens in grades 8-11. View the TASC calendar.
 

 

Registration requirements:

Call or email the office at 617-566-6281 or info@circleboston.org with questions or for more information.