Haitian Information Session On Immigration | June 29

Attention Haitian Families: You are invited to a special information session on immigration. 

Come get updates about:

  • Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program
  • Other imigration information directly from USCIS, AGO, and MORI
  • Learn how to avoid imigration scams

When: Wed, June 29, at 5pm

Where: Kay Pam, 6 Livingston, St, Dorchester, MA

Need More info?

  • True Alliance
  • 617-779-7009
  • 617-447-6522
  • St. Mark's 
  • 617-288-8515
  • Gibert Albert CC:
  • 617-265-1730
  • 857-492-6063

Fete Toussaint | May 20

Mattapan Arts Council presents Fete Toussaint. Join Second-Liners, See Toussaint-themed art, Eat Haitan Pastries. 

When: Friday, May 20 3-6pm

Where: Mattapan Square

For more info: Call 857-333-3513 or email move4art@gmail.com

Haitian Heritage Month Celebration | May 2-26

Haitian Heritage Month Celebration 2016!

16th Annual Haitian American Unity Parade:

  • When: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 
  • Where: Mattapan Square Blue Hill Ave through Talbot Ave., Dorchester

9th Annual Haitian Heritage Month Kick-Off Cermony:

  • When: Mon. May 2nd, 2016—5:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Where: KAY PAM 6 Livingstone St. Dorchester

11th Annual Flag Day Breakfast (In collaboration with several Boston City Councilors):

  • When: Fri., May 13th, 2016-10:30am
  • Where: Boston City Hall, 5th Floor

21st Annual Haitian Flag Raising Cermony:  >> Read More

Haitian Community Forum with Mayor Marty Walsh | May 18

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You are cordially invited to join the Mayor of Boston Martin J. Walsh at a Haitian Community Forum! Topics to be discussed will include job opportunities and creation, training and business development, access to quality education, workforce development and vocational training, access to affordable housing and MUCH MORE! Come discuss how we can empower one another and improve the Haitian community's station in life. You're encouraged to bring a family member or a friend!


When: Monday, May 18th


Where:  Haitian Adult Day Health Center- Saint Belvi 

6 Frontenac Street, Dorchester

For more info: Contact Bernadette Adonis at (617)955-1988 or Oswald Neptune at (617)288-4155


Haitian Heritage Parade | May 17

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Come celebrate Haitian Heritage! The 15th Annual Haitian Unity Parade will take place on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan and Dorchester! More than 200 local organizations, schools and businesses from all over New England are expected to participate in the event, which can draws tens of thousands of people.


When: Sunday, May 17th


Where: Mattapan Square

1624 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan

For more info: http://www.bostonhaitian.com/2015/haitian-heritage-month-include-flag-raising-parade-may-17


Haitian Family Reunification Parole Plan Meeting | Jan 22

info on haitian family reunification parole plan meeting

Attention Haitian community!:

Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and the USCIS will stand with the Mayors Office for New Bostonians at a meeting to inform the Haitan community about federal changes to Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program and the impact of DACA/DAPA. Translation to Haitian Creole will be provided.


When: Thursday, January 22


Where: St. Angela’s Parish Hall

1554 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan

Questions?:  contact The Mayors Office of New Bostonians at (617) 635-2980.

FREE Citizenship Clinic | Jan 24

info on citizenship clinic

Are you ready and eligible to become a U.S. citizen? 

Come join the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition for a FREE citizenship workshop! We offer free naturalization information and application assistance. 

This event is for eligible people only. To find out if you are eligible, read more below.
You must pre-register for this event. Do pre-register, click here: http://goo.gl/kgEiqF
When: Saturday, January 24th
Where: The Greater Boston Adult Day Center, Kay Pam
6 Livingstone Street, Dorchester
Questions?:  Call the MIRA Coalition at 617-500-5998, ext. 229 or 200.

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Haitian Heritage Celebration | May 28

HaitiJoin the Irish International Immigrant Center (100 Franklin Street) on May 28 from 4pm to 7pm in celebrating Haitian Heritage Month! This event emphasizes the importance of countries and cultures within our community. It will include Compa dancing lessons, Haitian-Creole language activities, Haitian trivia, and more! For more information, or to RSVP email jmeleance@iiicenter.org or call 617-542-7654 ext 13.

Rise for Haitian Children | August 25


Rise for Haitian Children is a non-profit organization that is designed to assist young children who are in need and want an education so they can learn to read and write. The organization will provide children with clothing and food as well. The children the organization helps do not have the necessities to live and survive in Haiti. They do not have the same opportunities that we do. To help support the organization, come to the Nightingale Community Garden on August 25 from 3pm to 8pm for a fundraising festival. (512 Park Street, Dorchester MA). For more info, call 617-922-7794 or email chello1960@yahoo.com.

Ayiti Cherie March 24

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will be hosting a special event on March 24, 2012 at 4:30 p.m., “Ayiti Chérie - from Boston to Haiti: The work continues...”. This event will provide an opportunity to recognize the great work that was done to support Haiti and Boston's Haitian residents following the tragic earthquake of 2010, as well as the work that continues in the City of Boston! The event will be held at Mildred Avenue Middle School, 5 Mildred Avenue in Mattapan. For more information, please call 617.635.3846.

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