Roxbury

Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair | June 4

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Come to the 4th Annual Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair! 40+ Employers will be waiting to meet YOU and see if you have what it takes to work for their company! There will also be several professional development workshops! 

 

When: Thursday, June 4th

1:00PM-6:00PM

Where: Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center

1350 Tremont Street, Roxbury Crossing

For more info: email Nehemie Cange at NCange@ulem.org

 

Community Baby Shower | June 10

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Come out and enjoy the festivities, meet other families, and connect with information and resources to get your baby off to a bright start. Enjoy a light dinner, shop in our boutique of gently-used baby items, get a professional family photo and hear from other moms, health professionals and a variety of family support agencies on important infant safety and development topics. Each expectant and/or new mother will bring home a goody bag with items for your baby! *spots are limited to 100 families; please RSVP!

 

When: Wednesday, June 10th

5:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Hibernian Hall

184 Dudley Street, Roxbury

To RSVP/ For more info: contact Sunindiya Bhalla at sbhalla@supportunitedway.org or call (617)624-8104

 

2024 Olympic Bid meeting | April 28

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The conversation about the Boston 2024 Olympics bid continues tonight in Roxbury. Come be a part of the conversation and join the NAACP as they represent our communities of color in need of a voice in this matter.

 

When: April 28th 

6:30PM

Where: Roxbury Community College

1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/796616400393782/

 

5th Annual Black and White Party | March 13

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For five years, guests have experienced a unique evening where the decor, artwork, and food (to the extent possible) are all black and white. The void of color serves to remind us of how important artists are in bringing color to our lives.You are encouraged to bring your business cards and creative energy for a night of mixing, mingling, and creative exploration with a diverse crowd where art, dance, and community collide. 
 
Help support the arts in Roxbury! Party like winter's long gone!
 
When: Friday, March 13th
6:30PM-10:00PM
Where: MassArt Pozen Center 

14 Tetlow Street, Boston

For more info: visit www.discoverroxbury.com
 

Back-to-Back Boston Olympics 2024 Meetings | Feb 23 and 24

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Both Boston 2024, the nonprofit that has been set up to lead the effort to bring the Games to Boston, and the City of Boston are holding several public meetings, throughout this year, until September, about the bid that Boston 2024 will submit.
 
As not only the Games but also the planning process has the potential to greatly impact diverse communities in the city of Boston, we are working to ensure that Boston's many communities are sufficiently informed about the bid and are actively involved in the process.
 
When: Monday, February 23, 6:00pm 
AND
 Tuesday, February 24, 6:30pm
Where: Monday at Yawkey Club of Roxbury
115 Warren Street, Roxbury
AND
Tuesday at Condon School Cafeteria
200 D Street, Roxbury
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Homebuying Overview | Feb 26

boston home buyer workshops

Learn the basics of homebuying at this free workshop! Learn to calculate how much you can afford, and how a lender determines your mortgage eligibility.

 

When: Thursday, February 26th

6:30-7:30PM

Where: Vine Street Community Center

339 Dudley Street Roxbury MA

For more info: visit www.bostonhomecenter.org

Workshops with 826 Boston | Feb 16-20

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826 Boston in Roxbury is hosting a handful of enriching workshops this month!

Tuesday February 17:

10:00am - 12:00pm Floating Islands, Buried Cities (ages 8-11) - The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is full of made-up worlds like Wonderland and Oz. Create your own imaginary place and tell the tale of your adventures. Leave with your own map!

1:00pm - 3:00pm Don’t Kill My Scribe (ages 11-14) - What inspires you to create? Your favorite park down the street? A song you can’t stop listening to? Using inspiration from your community, develop colorful characters and make them come to life through interactive theater games. No acting experience necessary!

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UDream College Fair | Jan 17

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Governer-elect Charlie Baker will speak at this event! Kids, teens, and families are welcome to learn about opportunities in higher education. Learn about how to search for the right college, apply for financial aid, and even enjoy lunch! High school seniors have the opportunity to apply for colleges and scholarships at the fair.

 

When: Saturday, January 17

10:00AM-2:00PM

Where: Melnea Cass Recreation Complex

120 Martin Luther King Blvd, Roxbury

Questions?: contact info@thebase.org or call (617)442-7700

Wake Up The Earth Parade | May 3

On Saturday, May 3 the Wake Up The Earth Festival will take place. This event was started by Spontaneous Celebration in 1979 and brings together Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, and other areas of Boston in an annual celebration of diversity, the arrival of spring, music and culture, popular theatre, the visual arts, and more. The Parade is a commemoration of the success these communities had in opposing the construction of 1-95 along the route known as the Southwest Corridor. >> Read More

The Mind Matters: Families Make A Difference

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Boston Public Schools (BPS) Parent University believes that every BPS family is equipped and empowered to advocate and partner with schools to ensure every child has access to a quality education and achieves excellence in school. Parent University will be hosting workshops that provide educational resources and community support for families with children ages 3-8 to help foster learning at home. This is a 10 session workshop series and participation is free. Families will be able to learn strategies for how to foster your child's development and learning at home and in school. These sessions will include hands on activities, mini lectures and videos. This program was developed by Harvard University and is based on cutting edge brain research on children's social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Participating families will receive learning materials and activities to take home and use. >> Read More

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