crafts for humanity

Crafts for Humanity

November 2017

Volunteers of Acropolis Boston participated in the Crafts for Humanity (C4H) project of preparing Thanksgiving Baskets for the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (DCF). C4H prepared hand-decorated baskets and filled them with gifts to share gratitude and joy for families in need.

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Worcester Art Museum

October 2017

Members visit the Worcester Art Museum during the Diwali (Hindu Festival of Lights). The WAM is the 2nd largest art museum in New England and it was a first visit for many of us.

annual sidewalk sale

Annual Sidewalk Sale

August 2017

Thanks to all who came out to support our efforts by coming to our annual fundraiser sidewalk sale event! This was the first year it was held in Davis Square, but hopefully it won’t be the last. It was great meeting so many new and friendly neighbors.

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Somerville ArtBeat

July 2017

Plato's exhibit traveled once again, making an appearance at the annual Somerville Art Beat Festival in Davis Square.  Participants spun the Wheel of Wisdom to receive their quote inspired by the ideas of Plato on Wisdom, Ethics, Education, Justice and other philosophical themes. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth!  

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Cambridge River Arts Festival

June 2017

Plato's exhibit traveled to the Cambridge River Festival where participants spun the Wheel of Wisdom to receive their quote inspired by the ideas of Plato on Widsom, Ethics, Education, Justice and other philosophical themes. Thanks to all who stopped to share some wisdom!

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The Nature Experience

April 2017

Acropolis Boston celebrated Earth Day with an outdoor activity at the Mary B. Wakefield Estate in Milton. Participants learned about the compelling research of Suzanne Simard and Peter Wohlleben showing the ways trees communicate and cooperate with each other in an inter-active presentation highlighting the importance of connecting with Nature and paying attention to our natural surroundings. Thanks to the Wakefield Arboretum, we had the opportunity to enjoy nature while receiving a guided tour of its many beautiful trees, plants and flowers.

Philosophers at the museum

February 2017

Students take advantage while visiting the Da Vinci – The Genius exhibition at the Museum of Science to check out the Chocolate exhibit and see the incredible, must-see IMAX on the National Parks video. To find out more about all the cool things going on at the Museum, checkout their website at mos.org

Plato in the Square!

November 2016

Thanks to all who came out to see us in Davis Square to celebrate UNESCO's International World Philosophy Day. The cube gathered hundreds of inspirational and insightful messages from residents in honor of the best in ourselves and each other.

Awesome birthday celebration!

October 2016

As if food and friends were not enough, everyone really went above and beyond to share something special to make for a great day.

Sidewalk Sale Fundraiser

Sept 2016

Great deals were had at the back-to-school sidewalk sale. All proceeds help support our efforts to present philosophical, cultural and volunteer activities so thanks to all of our neighbors that stopped by to support us.

Reforestation in El Salvador

August 2016

Members from Acropolis Boston traveled to join the "2 Days with the Earth" annual reforestation event of OINASA which brought hundreds of volunteers from San Salvador to plant trees with local volunteers.

Hispanic Writer's Week

July 2016

In collaboration with the Consulate of El Salvador in East Boston, Acropolis Boston participated in the Hispanic Writers Week initiative of the University of Massachusetts. To promote the event, volunteers distributed poems at the Maverick T-station and invited author Mario Zetino, who presented a lecture at the consulate and offered writing workshops at the East Boston High School.

Boston City Tour

Thanks Harry and Garrett for an interesting and fun tour of some of the most beautiful places in Boston! We are glad to welcome visitors as we discover always something new and incredible of this amazing place we live in!

Somerville Art Beat

Visitors to the booth spun the Wheel of the Philosophers to elect a Wisdom quote from one of the great philosopers of the East and West.

Summer BBQ

Thanks Ali for offering the perfect 4th of July celebration that hosted not only incredible food but awesome company and convo... and all of this in walking distance to the city's fireworks display... ahhh Cambridge summer barbeques!!!

Wake Up The Earth!

June 2016

Acropolis Boston participates in the ‘Wake Up the Earth’ Festival, the Earth Day festival of Jamaica Plains. People were invited to spin the Wheel of the Philosophers to get an inspirational quote and children were invited to learn about how plants grow and to plant some seeds of their own.

Rockport

Enjoying warm summer days, beautiful sceneries and great company! A great way to share fraternity and philosophy :)

Agreement with the Consulate General of El Salvador

May 2016

The Director of Acropolis Boston with the Consul General, Alba Azucena López. This signature launched several collaborative activities between Acropolis Boston and the Consulate General of El Salvador including: Culture through Reviving the Salvadoran Cultural Identity and volunteering activities in the public school system of East Boston.

Children's event

March 2016

Volunteers help the children at the Consulate of El Salvador in East Boston to prepare for the annual May celebration of El Dia de la Cruz, an indigenous traditions to thank the gods and Mother Earth for all they provide.

World Food Day

Oct 2015

In honor of the United Nations World Food Day, New Acropolis organized a food drive, and thanks to the generous donations from the shoppers at Star Market in Porter Square, we were able to donate more than 30 boxes of food and non-perishable goods to The Greater Boston Food Bank. Currently in Massachusetts, 1 in 8 people struggle with hunger. Our goal is to be a part of the solution to ending this problem in our community and around the world.

El Salvador Reforestation

June 2015

Volunteers of Acropolis Boston traveled to El Salvador on an international volunteer mission. Volunteers organized and planned the planting of over 1000 trees to help the environment for our future generations. The 10th annual reforestation took place near Lake Coatapeque where mudslides from a nearby volcano erruption devistated the local area. A deep connection with nature was experienced by all of those who volunteered their time to make the world a better place. It was great to help and connect with our neighbors in El Salvador and to do our part for those in need.

Wake Up The Earth Festival

May 2015

The community of Jamaica Plains shared their creativity and willingness to help by to make a beautiful testiment to .

Volunteering with Boston Serve

Dec 2014

Acropolis Boston and EPIC volunteers unite to improve an elementary school in Roslindale with Boston Serve. EPIC (Empowering People for Inclusive Communities) is a non-profit organization that prepares young people with disabilities to be active and committed to the community. Volunteers were happy to help create a new and positive atmosphere to foster learning and self-confidence of the children of this community.