Courtyard by Marriott 88 Exeter St, Boston, MA02116 The Courtyard by Marriott in Back Bay offers affordable accommodations in the heart of the city. The hotel is within…More walking distance to numerous shops, restaurants, nightlife and attractions. Additionally, the hotel is also a block away from the MBTA for easy travel farther outside the center of the city. Rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable, and the hotel staff offers 24-hour assistance for guest needs. Special rates and deals can often be found online.
Boston Youth Organizing Project 565 Boylston St, Boston, MA02116 The Boston-area Youth Organizing Project is a nonprofit group supporting youth-led campaigns for social causes. Members…More of the BYOP are between the ages of 12 and 18 and are elected by their peers to organize projects centered on issues concerning young people. Projects are adult-supported but entirely organized by the young elected members. The BYOP recently had success extending curfew hours for the MBTA student passes and is now continuing a campaign for public transportation improvements such as running more buses and making a youth pass available for non-students. BYOP also partners with Alliance for Educational Justice and the Save Our Schools program in a campaign to get a higher percentage of public funds allotted to education. It is also currently working on establishing a scholarship program for its members.