News

Sep 18th, 2014
On September 17th Bikes Not Bombs had a great group of around 50 supporters join us to Support Food Justice in El Salvador.  After an introduction by Executive Director Jodi Sugerman-Brozan and Educator-Activist Modesto Sanchez the group watched a clip from the video 9.70.  The video highlighted the effects of similar legislation that went into effect in Colombia. Read more...
Aug 21st, 2014
Bikes Not Bombs is seeking new partnerships with organizations that share our mission to use bicycles as vehicles for social change, and that actively work toward greater social, economic and environmental justice in their communities and regions.  Read more...
Aug 20th, 2014
On Wednesday August 13th, 2014, 22 youth graduated from Earn-A-Bike!  With bikes they had refurbished over the previous 2.5 weeks, new helmets and locks, the youth received certificates and medals congratulating their hard work.  The ceremony included safety and flat fixing demonstrations as well as a bike fashion show.  Congratulations graduates! Read more...
Apr 15th, 2014
In the year since the Boston Marathon Bombings on April 15, 2013 Bikes Not Bombs has been continually impressed by the power of the Boston community; runners, survivors, public officials, Bostonians and folks from all over the world have responded to this attack with compassion and  Read more...
Apr 10th, 2014
The Bike Shop has been named the 2014 Best Bike Shop Read more...
Apr 4th, 2014
Bikes Not Bombs attended the 6th Annual Boston Bike Update hosted by Livable Streets Alliance on March 31st.  We were honored to receive the Organization of the Year Award from Boston Bikes Director Nicole Freedman and proud to have two of our youth instructors ask intelligent and thought provoking questions. Read more...
Apr 2nd, 2014
The shop is ready for Spring!  We will be holding our Flat Fixing Clinic on Thursday April 10th from 8-9pm and our Basic Repair and Maintenance Clinic on Wednesday April 23rd from 8-9pm. Full class schedule is online. Read more...
Feb 21st, 2014
THANK YOU PEDRO'S! This January, BNB's shipment to the Village Health Workers in Amuru, Northern Uganda, arrived without a scratch. In addition to the 400 adult mountain bikes, BNB loaded tons of spare parts and tools, including an AMAZING donation of tools from PEDRO'S, filling multiple tool boxes. Read more...
Nov 26th, 2013
The Bikes Not Bombs Board of Directors is seeking candidates to join our dynamic team. The Board of Directors is responsible for guiding and providing oversight to the organization as a whole, including approving the annual budget, hiring and supervising the Executive Director, participating in strategic planning and fundrasing, and other responsibilities. Read more...
Oct 29th, 2013
The Bike Shop will return to winter hours beginning the week of October 28th 2013. The shop will be open Mondays and Fridays from 11am-7pm, Tuesdays through Thursdays from 8am-8pm, and Saturdays from 10am-6pm. The shop will be closed on Sundays. For more information, call 617-522-0226. Read more...
Oct 25th, 2013
Bikes Not Bombs is proud to announce that our third annual Building Momentum Breakfast, held on Wednesday, October 23rd, was a huge success. Over 75 guests attended the event including long-time community members and new supporters who were just learning about our work for the first time. The event was held at Space with a Soul in the Fort Point Channel district of Boston. Read more...
Sep 4th, 2013
Approved by the Board of Directors 8/13/13 Mission Bikes Not Bombs uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change. We reclaim thousands of bicycles each year. We create local and global programs that provide skill development, jobs, and sustainable transportation. Our programs mobilize youth and adults to be leaders in community transformation in lower income communities in Boston and the Global South. Read more...
Apr 23rd, 2013
Dear Bikes Not Bombs,Thank you so much for the container you sent to Sierra Leone! Read more...
Mar 29th, 2013
Despite the prevailing poverty in Amuru, I’ve noticed quite a few changes and improvements in development and well being since my last visit in 2011. Two years ago, malaria was the number one killer disease, but due to various interventions, and the activity of the Amuru Village Health Workers (VHWs), its impact has been reduced. Read more...
Mar 20th, 2013
I arrived in Gulu, stepped off a bus and dropped the heaviest piece of luggage I brought with me which was filled with bicycle tools and BNB t-shirts.  Five minutes later my friend Paul and his son Junior picked me up and we headed around Gulu toward Lacor. Read more...

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