Jamaica Plain


Boston, MA – March 23, 2015 – The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015-2016 Children's Writer-in-Residence fellowship program. Projects eligible for this program are fiction, non-fiction, a script, or poetry works, intended for children or young adults.The program guidelines and application form are available online at www.writer-in-residence.org. Submissions are due by April 30, 2015. >> Read More

Sign up for DRAMA Camp!

Uphams Corner Drama Camp Summer Urban Missions Experience application available NOW!

DRAMA Camp is a part-day program for children entering grades 2-8.  We start at 9am with breakfast, followed by two and a half hours of lessons, dramatic exercises, and play practice, finishing around noon.  We seek to promote peaceful problem solving and applying biblical principles in a practical day-to-day context through dramatization.  This year we are creating a curriculum that will use the creative responses of the campers to build a play around issues of identity and esteem.  On Fridays, we have field trips to venues throughout the Boston area.  We are hoping to include:  the Frog Pond, the Franklin Park Zoo, the Harbor Islands, a local urban farm, and the Children’s Museum.

"DRAMA Camp is committed to supporting the spiritual formation and personal development of neighborhood youth through employment."

Cape Verdean Creole Classes starting soon!!!

Do you want to learn Kriolu? The CVC Unido is hosting an 8-week Cape Verdean Creole class for beginners and intermediates! 


Where: CVC Unido

268 Bowdoin St Dorchester

Beginners :  Classes start April 13 5:30-7:30pm

Intermediate/Advanced – Classes Start April 16 5:30-7:30pm

Course fee: $150.00 and a $20 one-time fee for books*

To register:  Call 617-506-8150


Email maryann.lomba@cvcunido.org



*Intermediate and advanced do not need to buy books



Boston Public Health Commission NOW HIRING!

The ‪#‎BPHC‬ is hiring!

Featured job: Program Manager for Media & Technology in the Office of Public Health Preparedness.

This person will be responsible for the integration of educational media and technology into training and education programs in fulfillment of the Office of Public Health Preparedness’ mission including the statewide role of the DelValle Institute of Emergency Preparedness (DVI).

If interested, please apply online at www.bphc.org.


Operation ABLE classes!

Medical office training:

"Medical Office Secretary or Customer Service Representative experience with computer office software, good skills, and familiarity with medical terminology required."

Train for a future in Healthcare! Classes begin May 26th, 2015


Computer skills training:

Lack of computer skills hurting your job search? Get the skills you need to take control of your online job search! Enroll in "Able Beginnings!" Classes begin March 16th, 2015



To learn more about these classes and MORE call Operation ABLE at 617-542-4180

Apply to the People's Academy!

The People's Academy is a small non-profit pre-apprenticeship program in the building trades. The People’s Academy has a vested interest in the Boston communities of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan. 


  • Create a youth population in the inner city that is employable and committed to the improvement of the neighborhoods in which they live.
  • Empower disenfranchised youth with a means to make a living while improving their surroundings.

Initially, The People's Academy will offer a two-year pre-apprenticeship program in sheet metal working. The goal is for the first class to begin soon.

Additional building trade courses to be offered after the first year: >> Read More

Sign up your child for Summer Day Camp at the KROC!

for children ages 6-12


Get a jumpstart on planning for summer camp for your child!

The Salvation Army Kroc Center will be offering our summer long

education and enrichment camp,

Summer with RJ Day Camp


Children ages 6-12 will participate in a wide array of programs designed to educate and engage children in a safe environment. Children will learn academic and life skills, discover various aspects of the arts, improve fitness through exercise routines and games, explore the aquatics facilities with water park fun, swimming lessons, and much more.

They'll also enjoy nutritious meals to ensure a healthy summer.


Tentatively will run for up to 10 weeks beginning in July 2015. Dates TBD

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MIRA Coalition Internship Opportunities!

Community Organizing Internship

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition is currently seeking two (2) motivated Organizing Interns for the spring and summer 2015. The Organizing Intern will assist the organizing team to engage MIRA member organizations and allies in state and federal legislative campaigns and actions. S/he will also implement organizing strategies to create strong local structures to develop immigrant leadership and advance the pro-immigrant agenda.


Internship Description:

Applicants should be able to commit at least 2 days a week (or the equivalent). The Community Organizing Intern will:

 *   Assist with the development of campaign materials (blast e-mails, fliers, letters, endorsement forms, etc);

 *   Work with the organizing, policy, and communications teams on New Americans Civic Participation during election season >> Read More

MIRA Coalition Job Opportunities!


The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), a statewide membership organization, advocates for the rights and opportunities of immigrants and refugees across the Commonwealth. MIRA advances this mission through education and training, leadership development, organizing, policy analysis and advocacy. MIRA has a membership of over 140 organizations across Massachusetts, and works with hundreds of partners and allies across the state.

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Apply for the Emerging Playwrights Program!

The Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT) is proud to invite students to their Emerging Playwrights Program!

The EPP is a free program designed to inspire, motivate, and support students in the public high schools of Boston who have an aptitude for writing and a specific interest in developing their playwriting skills.

We are now accepting applications for the fall 2015 semester. We will select up to seven young writers from across the city. Applicants will be notified in May regarding their acceptance.

Between September and December 2015, applicants will participate in the following:

 5 Workshops, including a session with a guest professional playwright (Sunday afternoons)

 2 rehearsals of their final project (weekend days)

 Develop a final, short play

 Work on their final project with professional directors and actors >> Read More

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