Irish International Immigrant Center

25th Anniversary of American Disability Act | July 30th

Please Join the Irish International Immigrant Center to celebrate 25 years of the American Disability Act.  "Lives Worth Living" clips will be shown! Along with panel discussion post screening. 

When: July 30th at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location:  Irish International Immigrant Center 

100 Franklin Street L-L, Boston, Ma 02110

Enter: 201 Devonshire 

Contact: Paul Pelan

617- 542-7654 (ext. 16)

Haitian Heritage Discussion at IIIC | May 28

IIIC Haitian Heritage Month flyer

In recognition of Haitian Heritage Month, the IIIC will host an informal convresation on the Haitian Reunification Parole Program, the Guantanamo crisis between 1991 and 1994, and the status of Haitian American diplomacy today. There will be a short film and a panel discussion. Light refreshments will be served. *Please RSVP in advance


When: Thursday, May 28th


Where: Irish International Immigrant Center

100 Franklin Street Lower Level, Boston

(Enter at Devonshire Street)

Cost: FREE

To RSVP: contact Johanne Meleance at (617)542-7654 ext. 13 or email


Black & Green Celebration | May 17

black and green event flyer

Join the Irish International Immigrant Center and the Montserrat Aspirers as they celebrate the Black and Green of Boston. Their focus for this year is One Boston: Celebrating Unity and Boston's Diversity, with Boston's first ever Chief Diversity Officer, Shaun Blugh as our speaker. Participants will also have the opportunity to enjoy an arts exhibition, poetry reading, Irish and Urban dances, along with world music.

The Black and Green event has always presented an opportunity for all communities of Boston to come together for an afternoon of great food, music, cultural exchanges and thought-provoking conversations. We encourage you to bring family; friends and anyone who would be interested in participating.​
A donation of $10 is requested
When: Sunday, May 17th
Where: Medicine Wheel Productions
110 K Street, 2nd floor
For more info: email, or call (617)542-7654

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 or call 617-542-7654 ext 13.

Black & Green Celebration | April 6

Irish International Immigrant Center Logo

On Sunday, April 6 the Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC) and Montserrat Aspirers will host their 20th Annual Black and Green Celebration. This event will take place at the Montserrat Aspirers Hall located at 358 Washington Street in Dorchester from 2-5 pm. 

This event was established in 1994 as a way to foster trust and build bridges between communities in Boston. It brings together many cultures for an afternoon of great food, music, and discussion. The theme of this year's event is The Faces of Change in Boston: Our Community Challenges and Improvements. The discussion will be led  by two special guests, Massachusetts State Senator, Linda Dorcena Forry a native Bostonian and first generation Haitian-American to represent the 1st Suffolk District. The other guest is author/activist Michael Patrick MacDonald, a South Boston native.  >> Read More

BCS and Clermont Chorale Perform to Support IIIC | April 5


The Clermont Chorale and the Boston City Singers will present an evening of world music with a special combined performance in Gaelic. The event starts at 7:30pm and is located at St. Mark's Church (1725 Dorchester Ave). This is a special event to raise funds for the Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC). All proceeds will support legal, wellness and education services for immigrants from Ireland and all around the world. Single Ticket: $15 ; Family Ticket: $25. To purchase tickets, call 617-542-7654. For more information about the IIIC, visit

Free "Active Parenting Now in 3" Sessions, June 9, 16 & 23

Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition"Happy families aren't born... they're made one day at a time!" Parents of children ages 5 to 12 are invited to learn about parenting styles, active communication, teaching responsibility and other aspects of child-rearing while enjoying a light dinner and the company of their peers. The Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition will host "Active Parenting Now in 3" on consecutive Thursdays in June (9, 16,and 23) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Parenting sessions take place at the Neighborhood House Charter School, 21 Queen Street, Dorchester, MA and feature Susan West, Certified Active Parenting Now Trainer, and Danielle Owen, LADCH, of the Irish International Immigrant Center. For more information, contact DSAC at (617)533-3172.

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