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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 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.

HBGC Youth Conference Oct. 8

The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) and Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will host its first annual Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Youth Empowerment Conference on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 9am to 6pm at Epiphany School in Dorchester, MA. The event also has the support of organizations that primarily serve youth of color, including the Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth (BAGLY), Boston Gay Adolescent Social Services (GLASS), Fenway Health and the Latino Health Institute.


The conference is designed for LGBTQ youth and allies of color under 21, and will offer a series of free workshops focused on leadership development and self-empowerment.


Conference Workshops will focus on:

Advocacy Tips and Tools

Leadership Development

College Prep & Success

Health & Wellness

ASPIRE'S Youth Leadership Program Deadline Sept. 30

YLP  is looking for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors to apply and join us for the school year.  YLP is a year-long leadership program specifically tailored to the cultural and developmental needs of Asian American (AA) high school girls in the greater Boston area.  YLP provides leadership training, leadership experience, mentoring and a safe space  to explore issues of race, identity, gender, etc. Please encourage a young Asian American female to take advantage of this opportunity. The deadline is September 30, 2011.  For more information email with questions. The program's website is here. Only a 5-10 hour/month commitment.

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