Programs

BACH Community Advisory Board

Do you care about the health of Bowdoin Geneva?
Do you want to be part of the decision making process?
Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) is looking for residents for a Community Advisory Board (CAB) to develop a Request for Proposal (RFP) and select the winner(s)!
CAB Member Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Bowdoin Geneva.
  • Must NOT be affiliated with an organization planning to apply (will need to sign a waiver).
  • Must NOT be employed by a community agency.
  • Must commit to 5-7 CAB meetings in 2016, including one full-day training, Saturday, 12/19, on leadership development, grant writing and reviewing, and community organizing.

All CAB members will receive a stipend (TBD) for participation at each meeting. >> Read More

CORI Sealing Help

The Greater Boston Legal Services CORI & Re-entry Project has a table set up between 9AM and 12PM on the 2nd  and 4th Wednesdays of each month (excluding court holidays and December 23) on the first floor of the Dorchester courthouse.  They are also at the Roxbury courthouse on the 3rd Thursday of each month on the second floor.

The next 2015 Dorchester court dates are November 25, and December 9.

The next 2015 Roxbury court dates are November 19and  December 17.

They have attorneys and volunteers ready at the table to help you get a copy of your CORI or look over a copy you already have with you. They can tell you any sealing options you have for any court and try to offer additional help. >> Read More

Pinky Promise Girls

The Boston Project Ministries presents Pinky Promise Girls, Pinky Promise Girls focuses on self-esteem, faith development, and leadership.  

Who: 4th-6th Grade

When: Every 2nd Sunday, 2pm-4pm

Where: The Boston Project Ministries, 15 Elmhurst Street, Dorchester MA 02124

For more Information: Call or email Tamika at 617-652-0391, tamika@tbpm.org 

The Boston Project Ministries: Real Life

The Boston Project Ministries presents Real Life, Real Life is a group where teens can come together and hangout, eat food, and explore the Christian Faith

 

Who: 7th -12th Grade

When : 1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm 

Where: The Boston Project Ministries,  15 Elmhurst Street, Dorchester MA 02124

For more Information:  Call or Text Christian 857-302-0536 

 

 

The Boston Project Ministries Homework Center

The Boston Project Ministries is a community based organization. They currently offer homework support and tutoring.

 

Who: K2-8th graders primarily for those who live in the TNT Neighborhood. 

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Explore Japan!

Explore Japan Program in Milton Summer Enrichment/Exchange Program For Girls and Boys 8-18

Pierce Middle School, Milton (boys) July 23 – August 9, 2015 

Milton High School (girls) July 25 – August 11, 2015

 

Explore Japan is a FREE 2 and ½ week enrichment/exchange program where students learn about the many facets of Japanese and Asian culture. The program includes workshops on Japanese arts and crafts, calligraphy, Asian popular culture, martial arts, cuisine, and a variety of interesting and fun cultural exercises. Explore Japan is for girls and boys, ages 8-18. Students learn in small groups (broken down by age) under the guidance of a Japanese cultural teacher and a student aide. The program is held in conjunction with the visit of a group of Japanese students to the area. Each morning, students will learn about Japanese culture while their Japanese counterparts study English. >> Read More

Summer Explorers Day Camp at the Dorchester YMCA!

Dorchester YMCA introduces their NEW Day Camp! 

Dates: June 29th-September 4th (10 weeks)

Program hours: 8AM-6PM (drop off by 9:30am and pick up betweem 4:30-6PM)

Ages: 5-13

Lunch and snack provided daily

Activities include: arts & crafts, nature & science, music & drama, sports, team, swimming, literacy, and field trips!

*Financial assistance available!

 

For more info, email dorchestercamps@ymcaboston.org or call (617)436-7750 ext. 231

 

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."
 

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

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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