Programs

826 Boston hosts Hip Hop Workshop

826 Boston presents its Word Life Writing Workshop Series for teens, which will lead students through writing and performance tips! Registration is now open, and the workshop is taught by area hip hop artist Bay Holla. The workshop is for 12 to 18 year olds. This three-session workshop kicks off this Saturday, November 5th, and continues the following two Saturdays, November 12th and November 19th from 3:00 to 5:30 each day. Call 617.442.5400 or email Jessica to register for the event! 826 Boston is located at 3035 Washington St. in Roxbury. To find out more about 826 Boston, check out their website: www.826boston.org.

Global Potential looking for Students

Global Potential (GP) is a year and a half transformative after-school and summer program for youth in Boston and New York. Global Potential aims to train their students to become leaders, both in their communities and on a global level. GP training includes 16.5 months of workshops locally and 1.5 months of exchange in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, or Nicaragua. GP Boston takes place at the Edward M Kennedy Academy Center for Health Careers during the week and at Encuentro 5 on weekends. Workshops are meant to build confidence and leadership skills, careers for social good, social entrepreneurship ventures, advocacy projects, documentary films or community service! Students who participate in GP demonstrate increased self-esteem, confidence, leadership skills, sense of purpose, and high school completion and college entry rates.

Become a Family Partner, Dec. 1 & 2

AAWPI Mass. Legislative Fellowship Program

The Asian-American Women's Political Initiative (AAWPI) Fund’s Massachusetts Legislative Fellowship Program provides Asian-American women with the unique opportunity to participate in state policymaking and experience firsthand how the legislature works through a part-time internship at the State House.  Leadership trainings, issue briefings and additional programming with statewide government and civic leaders are organized to strengthen the internship experience and are designed to mentor and cultivate the next generation of political leaders and advocates in the Asian-American community.  Trainings and briefings are conducted through an Asian-American community lens, making connections between policymaking and our communities.

 

Openings in Dementia & Adult Day Programs

Kit Clark Senior Services currently has openings in their Dementia & Adult Day Programs. For more information, visit the website at www.kitclark.org. For more information or to make a referral, you can also contact Tammy Means at 617.825.5000x123, or by email. Click on the image to visit Kit Clark Senior Services' website!

Boston Alliance Networking Event Oct. 24

The Boston Alliance for Community Health brings together neighborhood coalitions and other public health and community partners to create a healthy Boston through data-driven, evidence-based health planning and improvement initiatives on the neighborhood and city-wide levels. On October 24th, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the BACH Steering Committee will be hosting a networking event at the Kroc Center, 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester MA 02125. Join in for a continental breakfast and a chance to network with other organizations addressing health issues in Boston! For more information, see the attached flyer below.

Building Pathways Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Get paid while you train for a career in construction! The Building Pathways Pre-Apprenticeship Program is now accepting applications. Building Pathways is a 7-week training program to prepare qualified applicants for a career in the building trades. To apply, you must be low-income, 18 years or older, a Boston resident, possess a high school diploma or GED, be physically able to work in construction, and be drug free. Space is limited, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Join a free information session on Monday, October 24, 1:00 p.m. at 450 Washington Street, or Wednesday, October 26, 6:00 p.m. at Codman Square Health Center. For more information, call Brian Doherty, program Coordinator, at 617.282.2242 or Maria Chavez at 617.988.4356.

Line Dance Classes Begin Oct. 12

Line Dance ClassThe Holland Community Center is offering Soul Line Dance Classes from Oct. 12 to Nov. 30. The Center will offer two levels of dance classes, beginning and intermediate. Learn the basics of line dance in the beginners course, the Cha Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Wobble, and more! If you are an avid dance, register for the Intermediate course, where you can enjoy dancing soul line dance at a faster pace. Learn popular slides in the US and seen on club floors: CCSuave, El Paso slide, Come Dance with Me, and much more! In both classes you have the opportunity to get some exercise and learn something new with Ms. Sonia and Lady B. All members must attain a BCYF adult or senior membership to attend.  The course is $40 for an 8 week session, or $5 a class.

Act Today Influence Tomorrow Oct. 15

Easter Seals together with Boston Association for Independent Living is hosting a youth event on Saturday, October 15th. The event will be held for youth to lead advocacy projects to advance the disability rights movement. It is also a great place to meet new friends!

Free Ballroom Dance Classes starting Oct. 1

Beginning October 1, Franklin Park Tennis Association and LAED Studio will be offering FREE ballroom dance classes Saturdays from 5 - 6 p.m. Take a course in salsa, merengue, pasada, bachata, and more! The classes will be at the Melnea A Cass Recreational Complex at 120 Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury.

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