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What Matters For Health

WHAT MATTERS FOR HEALTH

What matters when it comes to your health? To the health of your family? To the health of your neighborhood? We want to know! Brigham and Women’s Hospital will be funding programs to support health and well-being in the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Mission Hill, and Roxbury. If you live, work, or go to school in these neighborhoods, we want to hear from you!

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Men of Boston I Oct. 2nd

Men of Boston

Cooking For A Cause

This year's Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health is looking to be our most delicious event yet! With an impressive list of diverse and renowned Restaurants, everyone who attends is surely in for a treat. On top of the great menu, Celebrity Chefs from Governor Patrick to CNN Anchor John King will join to serve up these delectable dishes. All of this great food and feasting is served alongside live groovy music all in the efforts to raise funds for essential women's health programs here in Dorchester. Each dish at Men of Boston is not only delicious but helps us improve the health of our community. >> Read More

Codman Square Farmers' Market | Saturdays

The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (Corner of Washington Street & Talbot Ave). Don't miss out on fruit, veggies, bread, herbs, crafts, picnics, fresh fish, entertainment, food demos, walking groups and more! WIC, Senior Coupons, EBT, Debit Cards & Credit Cards are accepted! Save up to $10 when you use EBT! For more info, visit FACEBOOK or email codmansquaremarket@gmail.com.

Free Two Day Training In Trauma Informed Care I Oct 14

Training On Trauma Informed Care
FREE 2-day, 14-hour Certificate Course for School & Community Based Responders to assist youth and young adults in the aftermath of traumatic incidents such as suicide, overdoses, homicide, accidents and violence. This is open to all communities.
 
Tuesday, October 14th
9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday, October 15th
9:00am-4:00pm
 
Boston Teachers Union Hall 
180 Mt Vernon Street
Dorchester, MA 02125

Training includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Course Manual, PFA CD and Material

RSVP
KayWalsh13@hotmail.com

 

Student Leadership And School Segregation In Boston Sept 29

Student Leadership and School Segregation

Please join us on September 29th at 5:p.m. at the Freedom House as we explore student leadership and school segregation In Boston.  This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP please contact Fran Smith at fsmith@bostonunitedforstudents.org or 617-429-7106

Agenda

5:30 Refreshments
6:00 Program begins
Reflections of BHSSC & BASC
mebers
Participant discussions
Visioning activity
Break out groups
Next steps
8:p.m. Closing

Monday September 29, 2014
5:30-8:p.m.
Freedom House
5 Crawford St, Dorchester, MA

 

Sponsored by: BSAC, MDOC, Boston United For Students, Freedom House, Multi-Cultural Dropout Outreach Collaborative, Pam Chamberlain, Union of Minority Neighborhoods, Boston Busing and Desegregation Project, and Youth on Board

 

Fields Corner Farmers' Market | Saturday mornings 9AM-noon

Boston's oldest farmers market sells fresh produce from Berberian Farm and Flats Mentor Farm, which specializes in Asian produce. 9 AM to Noon, every Saturday July-October. SNAP/EBT accepted. In the Fields Corner Mall parking lot, corner of Park St. and Dorchester Ave.

LatinasRepresent Boston I Sept. 29th

LatinasRepresent Boston I Sept 29

LatinasRepresent highlights models of success to empower Latina candidates and drive a national conversation about the need for increased Latina representation. This event is sponsored by UMass Boston’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy,Political Parity, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, and Women's Pipeline for Change. It aims to connect Latinas interested in pursuing elected and appointed office to resources and mentors who can help make their aspirations a reality. It also seeks to support allies and stakeholders working to advance the public leadership of Latinas.

 

WHEN: Monday, September 29, 12 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: University of Massachusetts Boston Campus Center Ballroom,
3rd Floor 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125 
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The Friendship Social I Oct. 5th

The Friendship Social
THE FRIENDSHIP SOCIAL
Sunday October 5th, 2014
Florian Hall
55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA
4:00 PM to 8:00 P
 
A $10 charge per person will be collected and any donations would be greatly
appreciated to help defray the cost of the event.  We are extending this invitation to our
friends and neighbors with All Disabilities, as well as anyone who would like to make new
friends.  Come and take advantage of this opportunity to get together for an amazing night out filled with fun, food, dancing and socializing.
 
This event is sponsored by the utility workers union of  America AFL-CIO Local 369
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Fields Corner Civic Association Meeting

The next meeting of the Fields Corner Civic Association (FCCA) has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 7th at 7:00 PM. We will be meeting at the Ditson Street Senior Housing Complex located at 25 Ditson Street on the first floor.  Come Get Involved... Get Informed... and Make a Difference in Fields Corner.

PTAC Is Serving FREE Breakfast I Sept. 20th

Free Breakfast

FREE BREAKFAST

The Day of Giving, PTAC giving back to the community. PTAC Ministries would like to serve you and your family breakfast this Saturday Sept. 20th, 2014 from 9am-11am.  Breakfast takes place at the Prayer Tower (downstairs). PTAC is located at 151 Norfolk St. in Dorchester.

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