Roberts Playground Community Meeting | Nov 3

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services invite the public to the first in a series of meetings to discuss of meetings to discuss upcoming improvements to the Roberts Playground located at 56 Dunbar Ave. 

On Tuesday, November 3rd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Dorchester YMCA (776 Washington Street) there will be a meeting to discuss upcoming improvements to Roberts Playground .

For more information call 617-961-3058

Striving For Excellence:Building A Vision For The Next 25 Years | Oct 22

Greater Four Corners Action Coalition invites you to their annual meeting with invited guest speaker Mayor Martin Walsh.


When: Thursday October 22, 2015 6:00-9:00pm 

Where:  Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church 378A Washington Street, Dorchester, MA

$2.00 Donation recommended

Any and all donations are welcome and will be accepted!!

Spanish Translation and Childcare will be available. Dinner will be served.  

For more information contact:

The Greater Four Corners Action Coalition

367 Washington St. Dorchester, MA



fax: 617-825-3308

You don't want to miss this!





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Community Meeting on Roper's Auto | June 17

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The Department of Neighborhood Development invites you to a community meeting to discuss the city-owned properties located at 270 Talbot Avenue and Spencer Street in Dorchester.  We encourage you to attend this meeting and provide feedback that will help to develop the Request For Proposals (RFP) for the sale of the properties.


When: Wednesday, June 17th


Where:  The Great Hall in Codman Square 

6 Norfolk Street, Dorchester

For more info: email

Dot Block IAG Meeting | June 15

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The Boston Redevelopment Authority's Impact Advisory Group will meet regarding the proposed Dot Block development. The community is invited to provide feedback and remain informed on the proposals regarding Dot Block.


When: Monday, June 15th


Where: Van Shabu Restaurant

1156 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

For more info: contact Gary R. Uter at or call 617.918.4457

Boston NAACP General Membership Meeting | June 29

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This month, you have a chance to join the Boston NAACP and take part in their strides for African American advocacy! They will be joined by guest speakers Hugues Montestime, Boston Redevelopment Authority's Senior Planner, and Monalisa Smith and/or Sarah Flint of Mothers for Justice and Equality!



When: Monday, June 29, 2015

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Where: The Historic Twelfth Baptist Church

160 Warren Street, Roxbury

For more info: call the Boston NAACP at (617)427-9494

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Emergency Community Mobilization Meeting | May 28

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The violence that has been plaguing our community far too long must be addressed with coordinated efforts from multiple city departments, law enforcement, service agencies and residents.

To that end we are requesting your presence at an emergency community mobilization. We are holding this mobilization meeting. We will have community leaders, business owners and residents in attendance.

Our goal is to have consistent, coordinated city commitment to root out the violence in our neighborhood. And we need you there to hear our concerns and ideas and to marshal a response that addresses our community's deep seated needs.

When: Thursday, May 28th


Where: Teen Center at St. Peter's

278 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester

For more info:


Boston Public Schools Community Dialogue | May 21

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Did you know it's budget time for our city? How does funding affect the quality of our schools? What can we do to ensure that every child in BPS has what they need to succeed?

Come to the community dialogue for district 3 BPS parents. The meeting will be joined by City Councilor Frank Baker. Schools included are:




Dorchester Academy


Frederick MS

Henderson K-12 (K0-4)




McCormack MS

Murphy K-8



When: Thursday, May 21st


Where: Leahy-Holloran Community Center

1 Worrell Street, Dorchester

For more info: contact Monica Cannon at

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Boston 2024 Public Meeting | May 19

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The City will hold nine public meetings on the Boston 2024 effort in locations across the city. The meetings will be an opportunity discuss the benefits of hosting the Games and impact on the City. For the meeting in Dorchester:


When: Tuesday, May 19th


Where: Cleveland Community Center

11 Charles St., Dorchester

For more info:

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Pope's Hill Association's Last Meeting of the Season | May 27

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Mark your calendar! This month is Pope Hill Neighborhood Association's last "official" meeting of the civic season. They will be accepting nominations for the association's Officers and Executive Board and conducting elections.

Are you interested in becoming more civically involved? Do you have the desire to do more in your community but are not sure how to go about it?

At the meeting, they will be accepting nominations for the association's Officers and Executive Board and conducting elections. If you are interested in taking on an active role, please contact them before the meeting and you can discuss the options and the level of commitment necessary. They need your involvement to remain a vibrant association!


When: Wednesday, May 27th

7:00 PM

Where: 7 Worrell Street, Dorchester

For more info: email


REACH Coalition Meeting | May 4

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The REACH Coalition invites you to their monthly meeting! See agenda below.


When: Monday, May 4th


Where: Grove Hall Community Center

51 Geneva Ave, Dorchester

For more info: email


Item #1: Grocery Store Initiative Update
The Grocery Store Initiative is an opportunity for coalition members to be active in promoting healthy beverages through the Rethink Your Drink campaign. The REACH Coalition Health Champion teams will provide updates on five area grocery stores they are engaging.

Item #2: Parks Count Update 
Learn where the Parks Count process is taking us! On September 6, 2014, the Boston Public Health Commission, community stakeholders and over 300 volunteers came together for the City of Boston's first Parks Count. Parks Count tracked park usage to better understand who is using Boston's parks, what features the parks are being used for, and establish measures for new community programs and health initiatives.

Item #3: Physical Activity in Boston!
Hear from the Boston Public Health Commission and learn about the Summer Fitness Series, Playways and Fit Kits. These great resources are available to community members and residents to make your summer more active!

Item #4: Motivation and Exercise!
We will lead a group discussion about overcoming barriers to lead an active lifestyle. Learn about tips and tricks to incorporate movement throughout the day. We will discuss SMART goals, motivation and will end with movement exercises you can use at home or on the go!



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