Make Shift Boston is a cooperative coworking space of diverse working artists, activists, and creative people from across disciplines. We are also a gathering, exhibition, and community space offering affordable event rental. In all these capacities, we strive to support social justice activism, creative collaboration, solidarity, and the sustainability of values-driven businesses. We seek to create a space that is safe and liberating for all people. As artists and creatives committed to social justice, we live in radical, loving opposition and resistance to the forces that dehumanize us all.


  • Offering our creativity and solidarity towards a better world for all people
  • Valuing one another’s lived experiences, recognizing our privilege, working for just and fair relationships with each other and with our communities
  • Consideration and care for each other as people and as workers and artists
  • Open and respectful lines of communication
  • Encouraging collaboration among members
  • Being an active and contributing member of the South End community
  • Creating a safe and welcoming space for people of all races, classes, faiths, genders, sexualities, abilities, and places of origin.
  • Respect for our members’ well-being and health
  • Respect for our environment in the immediate, local, and global sense
  • Not taking ourselves too seriously
  • Camaraderie, friendliness and mutual support
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549 Columbus Ave, Boston MA 02118 (Map)

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