Part of the mission of the Boston Liberation Health Group is to spread the word about activism in and around the Greater Boston Area. Boston has a rich history of community-run grassroots activism around issues of foreclosure, immigrant rights, education, and the environment. As part of our efforts to provide clinicians looking to reach out into activism, please find provided links to community organizations in and around Boston.
Community organizations in and around Boston:

Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE)

Boston May Day Committee

Boston Worker’s Alliance

City Life / Vida Urbana

Encuentro 5

Hyde Square Task Force

Lucy Parson’s Center – a collectively run radical bookstore in Jamaica Plain

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice

Matahari: Eye of the Day – a Boston based women’s social justice organization working to end sexism, exploitation and gender-based violence.

Resist the Raids – a grassroots organization in Boston that organizes around ICE raids and deportations of undocumented persons and their families.

National and International Radical Social Work organizations:

The Social Work Action Network (SWAN) – SWAN is a radical social work organization open to clinicians, community activists and clients/service users alike. SWAN is based in the United Kingdom.

Social Welfare Action Alliance (SWAA) – A national organization in the US dedicated to bringing together progressive social workers working for systemic change.


Mental Health organizations devoted to anti-oppressive and liberatory frameworks:

Multicultural Family Institute

Institute for Family Services

The Dulwich Centre

Narrative Therapy Initiative

Family Center – Just Therapy