Teens

Free Meals For Kids & Teens

Come by and get a free meal or snack in Dorchester! The USDA food program for 2014 is giving free meals to teens and kids. No need to be enrolled in anything! Times and dates vary by site location. For further info visit http://meals4kids.org/ click "summer meals" on the left side and find a site near you!

Youth and Teen Symposium | May 2

On Friday, May 2 Consciously Exposed Cafe will host a Teen and Youth Symposium. This event will take place at the Grove Hall Community Center at 51 Geneva Avenue in Roxbury from 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm. This event is hosted by Leonard Tshitenge, a poet, youth/community speaker, and Founder of Consciously Exposed Cafe. There will also be a guest speaker by the name of Dr. Ulric Johnson. Dr. Johnson is a mental health counselor, Director of teens against gang violence, and Co-founder of the peaceable schools and community groups. This event is titled "Hopelessness in the City: bullying, teen gangs, and sexual violence". >> Read More

Books of Hope: Poetry for Teens | April 18

Fields Corner Branch Library

On Friday, April 18 the Fields Corner Library will host a poetry event for teens. This event will take place at the Fields Corner Branch Library located at 1520 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm. This is an event for teen writers who want to perform and/or publish their work. They will have the chance to meet other young poets who are doing just that through Books of Hope. There will be a performance, workshop, and an opportunity to share their work.

For more information about the event, contact Emily Todd, Programs and Community Outreach Librarian at etodd@bpl.org or by phone at 617-436-2155.

Printmaking with the MFA for Teens | January 24

On Friday, January 24, 2014, between the hours of 4 – 5pm, the Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library will host the Printmaking with the MFA for Teens at 690 Washington Street in Dorchester.

There are more ways to work with ink on paper than simply with a paintbrush or pen. Led by educators from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, discover the art of printmaking, a process allowing multiple copies of the same image to be created – design, engrave, print and repeat.

This event is free and is open to teens, ages 13-18.

This Out-of-school Time program is sponsored by the Boston Public Library Foundation.

Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Social Activist

When Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 1 – 1:45pm
Where Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Library Fields Corner
Neighborhood >> Read More

Teen Job Fair | Feb. 16

Boston Youth Fund is a teen employment program for Boston residents aged 15-17. Over one hundred organizations will be in attendance at a Job Fair on Saturday Feb 16, 11:30-2pm, offering summer jobs for 2013. Location: Central Library in Copley Square, Teen Room and Mezzanine, 700 Boylston Street, Boston

Also, don't forget to sign up with HopeLine HOPELINE to be considered >> Read More

Write on the DOT Teen Showcase | Nov 13

Write on the DOT Dorchester Teen Writers Showcase tonight @ 6:00 at the Fields Corner Library. Free Pizza donated by Tavolo's Restaurant!

Moving Beyond Icebreakers | Sept. 13

In the first few moments of a meeting, interactive methods are considered "ice breakers." In this training, participants will explore the depth and richness of several interactive exercises, and their ability to increase positive participation, create and maintain relationships, and discuss challenging topics- all while engaging the hearts, minds, and energies of participants. The workshop will be held from 9:30am to 12:30pm and is $50 per person. For more info, email heang@teenempowerment.org, call 617-536-4266 ext. 306, or visit www.MovingBeyondIcebreakers.org

The Spot in DOT, Nov. 6

Designed and led by teenagers, The Spot in Codman Square is a teen cafe held on the first Sunday evening of each month. Raffles, video games, dominos, free food, music, dancing, and more happening at 89 Southern Ave (Syria Temple community room). Special 20 minute program each night. Open from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Free.
Check out The Boston Project Ministries' Facebook page for The Spot in Dot.
Fall Spots: Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4. 

College Fair Nov. 3

On November 3rd, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the Generation Next Academy will be hosting the 2nd Annual DotWell Generation Next Academy College Fair & Health Expo. The fair will take place Thursday, November 3, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Check it out! The fair will be held @ Dotwell Generation Next Academy @ Dorchester House, 1353 Dorchester Avenue. Check out colleges from all over just down the street! There will also be health organizations exhibiting at the fair, along with activities you can participate in. We hope to see you there!

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