At City Life, we help people stay in their homes. 

City Life/Vida Urbana is a grassroots community organization committed to fighting for racial, social and economic justice and gender equality by building working class power. We promote individual empowerment, develop community leaders and build collective power to effect systemic change and transform society.

Are you fighting to stay in your home?

Join us at one of our weekly meetings, where you can speak with an organizer and lawyer, and meet others that are fighting the same battles! We have meetings in three locations:

Boston: Every Tuesday Night at 6:30, 284 Amory Street in Jamaica Plain. 
East Boston: Every Wednesday Night at 6:30, 28 Paris Street in East Boston.

Check for the next meeting here.


Recent News from CLVU

We hope you consider donating to support the critical work City Life / Vida Urbana does today and beyond the pandemic this holiday season. Please make your gift today while it's on your mind. Donate here

En esta temporada navideña, esperamos que considere hacer una donación para apoyar el trabajo crítico que City Life / Vida Urbana está haciendo durante y más allá de la pandemia. Haga su donación hoy, mientras lo tiene en mente. Done aquí.

Towards the end of October, tenants, homeowners, and Homes For All Mass (statewide coalition HFA) rallied in front of the statehouse to urge the Joint Housing Committee to immediately advance the COVID19 Housing Equity Bill (H.1434/S.891). / Hacia finales de octubre, los inquilinos, propietarios de viviendas, y los de la coalición Hogares Para Todos MA (HFA) se manifestaron frente a la casa estatal para ponerles presión al Comité de Vivienda a avanzar de inmediato el Proyecto de Ley de Equidad de Vivienda durante COVID19 (H.1434/S.891).

In November, HFA led a digital day of action in response to the formal legislative session ending last week 11/17. We tweeted, made calls and emails to hit communications lines of Housing committee co-chairs Senator Keenan and Representative Arciero. // En noviembre, la HFA lideró un día de acción digital en respuesta al final de la sesión legislativa formal que terminó la semana pasada el 17 de noviembre. Tweeteamos, realizamos llamadas y correos electrónicos hace los copresidentes del comité de vivienda, el senador Keenan y el representante Arciero.

CLVU is seeking a clever bilingual housing justice organizer to support our tenant organizing casework. This full-time position will deepen our community organizing through collective bargaining tactics, collective casework, and collective action.