Our annual community events include:

  • Youth basketball tournaments
  • Prevention assemblies
  • Peace walks
  • Neighborhood revitalization projects
  • Prescription drug take-back events
  • BBQ and resource fairs
  • Holiday parade & strolls
  • Clothing drive give-backs
  • Volunteering at the BHA Family Fun Day
  • Teaching LifeSkills to youth at the Boys and Girls Club
  • Lessons about MLK and Civil Rights and more!

Additional events and workshops are focused solely on building up member protective factors and include:

  • Spoken word poetry workshops
  • Nutrition lessons
  • Personal finance presentations
  • Trips to RMV to get MA IDs
  • Therapeutic painting
  • Resume and job search assistance
  • Stress reduction techniques
  • Prevention month photo contest

Mission Statement

The group’s mission statement embodies the wide range of activities that members take part in:

"We are the youth of Charlestown, guiding our fellow residents towards healthier lifestyles. We BUILD community; SUPPORT our neighbors in need; and MODEL ways to live healthy and peaceful lives, free from addiction. We may be young, but we have the power to Turn it Around!"

Turn It Around Newsletters
2021

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Change begins with community. The DA is providing $200,000 in grant funds to 44 community-based nonprofits – double the funding delivered to community partners in past years – to support efforts benefiting youth in Boston, Chelsea, Revere & Winthrop.

And we are so grateful to be an awardee for this community reinvestment grant!! Thank you @rollins4da for reinvesting in our communities and our youth!!

www.suffolkdistrictattorney.com/press-releases/items/community-reinvestment-grants
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Change begins with community. The DA is providing $200,000 in grant funds to 44 community-based nonprofits – double the funding delivered to community partners in past years – to support efforts benefiting youth in Boston, Chelsea, Revere & Winthrop. 

And we are so grateful to be an awardee for this community reinvestment grant!! Thank you @rollins4da for reinvesting in our communities and our youth!! 

https://www.suffolkdistrictattorney.com/press-releases/items/community-reinvestment-grants

16 years ago, this incredible human being was a victim of community violence that resulted in his death. Though you’re not physically present with us, we carry you in our hearts every day. We love you Kevin! #foreveryoung #33 #restinpeace ... See MoreSee Less

16 years ago, this incredible human being was a victim of community violence that resulted in his death. Though you’re not physically present with us, we carry you in our hearts every day. We love you Kevin! #foreveryoung #33 #restinpeace

Ariana - aka Ari! You were absolutely glowing during your graduation and we couldn’t have been happier for you!!

We know how much work, time, and energy you put into your high school career and we’re so proud of you!

@salemstate is going to be a better place having you on campus!! Congratulations once again!
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Ariana - aka Ari! You were absolutely glowing during your graduation and we couldn’t have been happier for you!! 

We know how much work, time, and energy you put into your high school career and we’re so proud of you!

@salemstate is going to be a better place having you on campus!! Congratulations once again!

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That’s my Granddaughter

Congratulations. You look beautiful.

Way to go Ariana I am so proud of you ❤️

Good job Ari! 💙

Congratulations 👏

Congratulations 🎈

congrats

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