Lessig speaks on money, corruption at Sept. 21 Forum
Lawrence Lessig, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University, and a professor of law at Harvard Law School in a free program on Fri., Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in Peabody Hall at All Saints Church, 209 Ashmont St. Doors open at 7 and there is ample free parking in the church parking lot.
Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, director of the Safra Center, and founder of Rootstrikers, a network of activists leading the fight against government corruption. He has authored numerous books, including “Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Our Congress—and a Plan to Stop It” and “One Way Forward: The Outsider’s Guide to Fixing the Republic.” The presentation will be followed by a Q & A and book signing. Books will be available for sale on site.
D.E.E.P. tutoring sign-ups on Sat., Sept. 29
The Project D.E.E.P. One-on-One Tutoring program sign-up is Sat., Sept. 29 at 12 p.m. at Leahy-Holloran Community Center, 1 Worrell St., Dorchester. For 5th-8th graders looking for help with schoolwork, projects or reports in any subject. Tutors and students will meet once a week for 90 minute sessions during the 2012-2013 school year. A one-time fee of $50 is required on the day of registration. To download forms or to find out how to become a tutor, see project deep.org.
Two 19-year-old men fatally shot Monday in shootings on Wheatland Ave., Sanford St.
Boston Police are probing a pair of shootings on Monday night that left two men dead. The first victim— a 19-year-old man— was found suffering from a gunshot wound outside 57 Wheatland Ave. around 6:40 p.m. last evening. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.
Less than two hours later, a second unidentified man— also 19 — was fatally wounded in a shooting outside 57 Sanford St.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit asks anyone with information to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Or call the anonymous CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).