Boston Police Officers and Boston PAL joined local youth at the Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center to play some tennis and gain some important life skills. The Volley Against Violence initiative teaches our youth to respect one another, to respect police officers and to resolve conflicts as well as learn the importance of making an effort and trying something new.
BCE's Officer Grubbs Recognition
Officer Grubbs, beloved mentor of many Bureau of Community Engagement programs, was recognized for his outstanding commitment to the community and youth in the city of Boston! Thank you Officer Grubbs!
We Belong in the Community
The BPD’s Youth Leadership Program, We Belong, and mentors from the Bureau of Community Engagement, visited with several community leaders in February including Senator Nick Collins, Boston City Council President Kim Janey and former Boston Police Commissioner and current Chief of Police at Boston College, William Evans.
BMC Test Kitchen
BMC hosted group of We Belong youth for a fun night of cooking – they learned tricks of the trade and got to display their new cooking skills!
G.R.O.W. MFA outing and lunch at Wahlburgers
The girls in GROW (Girls Reflecting Our World) enjoyed the Museum of Fine Arts followed by a youth dialogue and lunch hosted by Wahlburgers!
East Boston Hockey Skills Session
BPD Officers from District A-7 (East Boston) partnered with the Boston PAL and FMC Ice Sports to coordinate a hockey skills session for young players at the Porazzo Memorial Rink in East Boston. A great time was had by all the enthusiastic skaters.
BFIT at Lydon School
The Boston Bruins Foundation and Boston Police Officers team up to talk teamwork, nutrition and bullying with the youth of West Roxbury.
ACT-UP with 5-0
Act Up With 5-0 youth see SpeakEasy’s production of “Passover”. Act Up helps youth dig deep and find ways to express themselves through monologues, scenes & poetry.
ZUMBA with Me BPD
Zumba with me BPD is a new community based youth initiative focused on creating a supportive safe space for at-risk youth and using dance & exercise as a fun and engaging activity. Everyone was moving!
Learn to Skate Program
Smiles were in high supply and easy to find at the Porrazzo Skating Rink in East Boston at the learn-to-skate program. Milk crates are provided for those who need them.
Thank you to our wonderful partner - BPD Office of Multimedia - for capturing these great images.