Rozzie Bound is Roslindale’s neighborhood bookstore. Though we are still looking for a permanent bricks and mortar home, we still want to serve as a resource for Rozzidents. Here are some great local organizations that are working hard to strengthen and improve our community:

Friends of the Roslindale Branch Library

“Supports, promotes and enriches the services and programs the library offers to the public.  We run book sales throughout the year to support our group. We operate a book sale booth at the Farmer’s Market at Adams Park during the season.”

Greening Rozzie

“Our mission is to make Roslindale a greener, more sustainable, and more cohesive community.” 

Music in the Substation

Hosts classical music concerts at the substation, current home of Turtle Swamp Brewing.

Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale

Local progressive political organization.

Ward 18 Democratic Party Ward Committee

The current Ward Committee ran in 2019 as a “Fresh Slate” with a goal of making the Ward Committee more diverse and transparent and increasing civic engagement.

Roslindale Business Group

Local group “serving the business and consumer community of Roslindale.”

Roslindale Community Center School Council

Non-profit organization that runs the Roslindale Community Center and Flaherty Swimming Pool

Roslindale Green and Clean

501(c )(3) all-volunteer organization dedicated to creating and maintaining a clean and healthy Roslindale, through public green space improvements and advocacy.

Roslindale IS for Everyone (RISE)

Contact: Jaime Pullen,,“A growing network of neighbors working to ensure that Roslindale is a safe and welcoming home for all of us. RISE is building community networks to resist the oppressive, anti-democratic agenda of the current federal government and support a multi-racial, multi-cultural democracy for all.”

Roslindale Open Studios

Hosts open studios event every October.

Roslindale Village Main Streets

Mission is to “promote Roslindale Village as an appealing destination and the dynamic center of our community. As an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, we bring together local volunteers, businesses and public agencies to strengthen the Village’s economic vitality, physical appearance and unique local character.” 

Rozzie Bikes

“A neighborhood organization devoted to making the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston a better place to bike. We’re interested in street improvements, bike parking, bike routes, bike lanes, and mixed-use paths.” 

Southwest Boston CDC

Community Development Corporation focused on building affordable housing in Southwest Boston.

Walk Up Roslindale

“Residents who live, work, or simply care about Roslindale and intend to make it the most pedestrian-friendly neighborhood in the city of Boston.”