Melnea Cass, the “First Lady (or Mayor) of Roxbury”, is well known for organizing the sit-ins over school segregation in Boston and leading the fights over urban renewal and highway construction in the South End and Roxbury. However a young Melnea Cass in 1919 first learned community organizing from her mother-in-law Rosa Brown. Join us to learn how Rosa Brown helped guide Melnea Cass.
This program is part of the National Parks of Boston outreach presentations. To learn more, visit https://www.nps.gov/bost/index.htm.