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Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market**

1900 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 

Ashmont MBTA plaza 

Friday, 3PM - 7 PM 

June 24 - October 14 

Boston Medical Center Farmers Market

725 Albany St, South End

BMC Shapiro Building

Thursday, 12PM - 2PM

June 24 - September 30

Boston Public Market

100 Hanover St, Downtown

Above Haymarket Station

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday,

8 AM - 8 PM

Year-Round Indoor Market

Boston Public Market Open Air Market**

136 Blackstone St, Downtown

Outside Boston Public Market

Wednesday, 11 AM - 6 PM

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Tae Kwon Do Instructor Needed

Looking for a Tae Kwon Instructor to teach Classes to elementary school children three times weekly at a local Boston Public School.  Experience working with children necessary.  Must be available in the mornings to mid afternoon. Please call 781-364-7027.  Compensation based on experience.  

Worker Education Program, Inc.

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

1803 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124

Phone: 

617-822-0104

Email: 

eleonelli@workereducationprogram.org

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

English and Computer Classes

Level I-II - Monday/Wednesday, 9:30 - 12:00 pm

Level II-III - Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30 - 12:00 pm

 

Office hours:  M - Thurs 12:30 - 1:00 pm

 

Boston REACH Coalition

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

Erline Achille 1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 

(617) 534-2291

Fax: 

(617) 534-2563

Email: 
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Meets 1st Monday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at the Grove Hall Community Center, 51 Geneva Ave., Dorchester.

Mission: 

The mission of the Boston REACH Coalition is to promote health equity and eliminate racial and health inequities in Boston. REACH: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health. The 200-member coalition has met monthly for ten years. The coalition has earned an outstanding reputation in the local and public health community for its work in raising awareness of racial and ethnic health disparities, educating the public about health issues that affect the Black community in Boston, and for its credible partnerships with community members, policymakers, faith-based leaders, and academic institutions. The coalition includes community members, community groups, health care providers, business and faith leaders, and academic partners. With new funding as a Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities (CEED), the coalition will expand its scope of work to address cardiovascular disease and public health issues related to men’s health, adolescent wellness, community advocacy, public policy, and environmental health. A strategic plan will ensure that community efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities can be sustained.

Location

Center for Health Equity and Social Justice
1010 Mass Ave
Boston, MA 02118
United States
Key Partners: 

Boston Public Health Commission (Center for Health Equity and Social Justice)

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Come to a meeting!

Key Programs Offered: 

Ongoing advocacy & community organizing. Community Voices The Coalition has worked with community member to identify factors that can promote or negate the health of the community. Please take a look at their projects and videos. Annual Retreat REACH Coalition members participate in this annual retreat to review and strengthen Coalition objectives and activities. Pink and Black Team: American Cancer Society Making Strides During breast cancer awareness month in October, join the Pink and Black Team to raise money for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Walk. More>> HPV Pilot Project The Boston REACH Coalition in partnership with Mass CONECT is conducting a pilot project aiming to understand better the communication barriers for underserved women with respect to the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer awareness.

Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

REACH 2010

Created: 
02/15/2011

Henderson Elementary School

Phone: 

617-635-8725

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Hours: 9:25 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 1:30 p.m.

Grades: K0-5

Mission: 

Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion Elementary School: The Henderson Inclusion School is a small elementary school serving children from early childhood through Grade 5. Our students are from diverse ethnic, linguistic, and ability backgrounds. We are an inclusive school. Students who have disabilities learn in general education classrooms with their nondisabled peers. Teachers and support staff collaborate to help all children learn and succeed at high levels.

Location

1669 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States
Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion Elementary School

Formerly the Patrick O'Hearn Elementary School. The Henderson Elementary is paired with the Harbor School as K-8 "feeder" schools. Students completing Grade 5 at the Henderson may apply to any middle school in the East Zone but are guaranteed assignment to the Harbor for Grade 6 if they so choose.

Assignment Zone: East Cluster: 10

Dorchester Board of Trade

Phone: 

617.398.DBOT (3268)

Mission: 

Since 1911, the Dorchester Board of Trade has been uniting and strengthening the community's businesses, as well as giving them a voice in the community. The Board is committed to the belief that strength among businesses, along with civic attentiveness, profits the entire community. The benefits and services of the Board of Trade are always expanding and today are greater than ever.

Created: 
10/22/2010

Dorchester Youth Alternative Academy

Phone: 

617-822-0198

Mission: 

Dorchester Youth Alternative's goal is to increase student attendance, enhance academic growth, improve behavior at school, and engage parents and guardians in the educational process so that students may function effectively and successfully in the school setting.

DYA is committed to the education of Boston youths aged 12-16 with a Children in Need of Services (CHINS) truancy petition through the Juvenile Court system.

Location

18 Samoset St
Boston, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

Boston Youth Service Network (BYSN) is a group of providers in communities throughout Boston who are committed to sharing best practices and working together to develop a range of services that may be defined as an alternative school-to-career system.

Key Programs Offered: 

Students enter DYA working at different grade levels. Each student’s curriculum is designed for them individually. Every student receives personalized assistance, in addition to time spent on individual coursework, students are also taught and works in groups.

Created: 
10/15/2010

St. Mark's Area Main Street

Phone: 

(617) 825-3846

Email: 
Mission: 

"SMAMS" is a non-profit corporation powered by dedicated volunteer residents and merchants. We work to revitalize our business district on Dorchester Avenue, from Ashmont Station to just south of Fields Corner. By working with the City of Boston and the National Main Street Center, we are participating in a citywide and nationwide revitalization of local business districts. (We are not a religious organization. We take our name from the neighborhood we serve, which is named after the local historic parish.)

Location

1914 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States

Boston Learning Center

Phone: 

(617) 428-0990, 1-(800) 981-5535

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

School year: Monday-Thursday and Saturday, 1-8PM Summer: hours TBD, call (617) 265-7170x305 for more information.

Mission: 

Since 1981, the Boston Learning Center has been committed to promoting academic excellence for urban students. We believe that our youth are an invaluable asset for social change and community empowerment, particularly within low-income urban neighborhoods. We understand that many under-performing students are dynamic individuals with untapped potential who are natural leaders among their peers. By enabling all students to realize their full potential in school and in life, we can empower them as agents of change who can transform schools and entire communities.

Location

89 South Street
Boston, MA 02111
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 
  • Tutoring and Test Prep: Register online here or call Program Coordinator Peter Terry at (617) 265-7170 ext. 302.
  • BIFF Project: Contact BIFF Project Director Gary Bracey at (617) 265-7170 ext. 375.
  • Girls Connection: Register online here or call Caroline at 617-265-7170.
  • S.A.L.S.A.: Call Lesley at 617-265-7170 ext 306.
Key Programs Offered: 
  • Tutoring and Test Prep

    Private One-On-One Tutoring and Test Prep takes place at our main facility at 208 Ashmont Street. We also offer in-home private tutoring and in-home test preparation in cities throughout Massachusetts, including Boston, Springfield, Cambridge, Chelsea, Chicopee, Fall River, Gardner, Haverill, Holyoke, Lowell, Lynn, Quincy, Malden, New Bedford, Randolph, and more. Tutoring is available to students in kindergarten through the 12th grade. We offer more than fourteen different subjects in areas including Language Arts, Math, Science, and Foreign Languages. In-School and After-School Tutorial Programs have been developed with various public, private, parochial, and charter schools as well as community centers in and around Boston. Talk with your school Principal or community center Director about developing a Boston Learning Center tutorial program.

  • BIFF (Building Inspiration to Fight Failure) Project

    BIFF is an innovative after-school program that begins with 12 intensive lessons delivered over a nine-week period. Like the 12 Step Program used in drug rehabilitation, the 12 lessons presented in the BIFF core curriculum bring kids to a crossroad where they can see two paths very clearly. One path – the path they are on – leads to failure and mediocrity. The other path – the BIFF path – leads to excellence and prosperity. It is an easy choice and 80% of the students who finish BIFF choose the path of success. The lessons taught in the curriculum help students boost their skills in the following areas: Listening, Reading Speed, Study Skills, Concentration, Memory, Organization, Attention Span, Speaking, Test-Taking, Motivation, Confidence, and Multi-Model Learning. Once a student completes all 12 lessons in the BIFF core curriculum, he/she is initiated into the BIFF alumni club and is eligible to attend monthly follow-up meetings and participate in the incentives program designed to reward high academic achievement.

  • Girls Connection

    The Girls Connection Program is a collaboration between the Boston Learning Center and Madison Park Community Center in Roxbury. The program, which is designed for middle and high school students in grades 6 thru 12, includes both a summer component and an after-school component during the school year. The overall goal of the Girls Connection Program is to create a high quality, year-round program for teenage girls which offers comprehensive services and a variety of supports to enable participants to realize success in school and in life. Activities include tutoring/homework help, dance, double dutch, spoken word poetry, step, and entrepreneurship.

  • S.A.L.S.A.

    S.A.L.S.A. (Students Advocating Life without Substance Abuse) is a program in which high school students act as positive role models for younger students in the community by promoting healthy drug-free lifestyles. The members visit schools and other communities where youth gather across the Boston area and put on informative presentations about the dangers of drugs and alcohol while reassuring the younger crowd that you can still be cool if you say “No.” The presentations foster an open forum for discourse about all issues younger youth might have for the high school leaders. S.A.L.S.A. has a paid summer term as well as a school year term. The program begins with an intensive training period where youth develop original skits and prepare their future presentations. During this time, S.A.L.S.A. leaders develop leadership and presentation skills while looking forward to serving their community. Additionally, S.A.L.S.A. leaders learn entrepreneurial skills by essentially running the program with adult supervision.

Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

Boston Tutoring Center

Created: 
04/23/2010
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