If you are interested in learning more, getting a petition at your church or joining Friends of East Boston, talk to your minister, pastor or priest or contact Friends of East Boston here.
Friends of East Boston partners with No Eastie Casino, a non-partisan, grassroots group of East Boston residents who have come together to voice their opposition to a casino in East Boston. Volunteer with No Eastie Casino and help stop an East Boston casino.
SIGN THE PETITION
Petitions will be circulating in many congregations in East Boston. Keep an eye out for one in your church and make sure to sign it to show you're opposed to a casino in East Boston.
Casinos increase: crime, addiction, [removed]traffic, pollution, bankruptcy, insurance rates, and numerous other harms[removed]. Learn the facts about what a casino will bring to our community. Learn more about the real impact casinos have on communities.
A referendum will appear on the ballot on November 5. Join us as we vote "No" on a casino and yes to a safer, healthier neighborhood.
“Pray on every occasion in the spirit, with every type of prayer and intercession.” - The Apostle Paul in Ephesians 5:18
We're asking God for wisdom in this fight and we're leading our people in faith-filled prayers for a better future in East Boston
We believe God has something better for Eastie than a casino, so we’re committed to:
"Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God. " - Jesus in Mark12:17
We don't believe East Boston belongs to Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun - because communities are built, not bought.
“David chose five smooth stones from the stream, put them in his shepherd’s bag, and with his sling in hand, he approached Goliath.” - 1 Samuel 17:40
The casino has a war chest of advertising money and their operation might look very impressive, but like David against Goliath, we’ve got our own five smooth stones: