Sign up for a Peer Breastfeeding Training Opportunity| Jan 28


Peer Breastfeeding Support Training Opportunity with Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)

  •  When: Monday-Wednesday, February 19-21 from 9am-3p
  •  Where: Codman Academy Black Box Theatre (14 Epping St Dorchester)
  •  Apply by Sunday, January 28th at
  •  Cost: The cost of the training is completely covered by Vital Village Network
  •  Contact: or call (617) 414-3730

Training Outcomes: >> Read More

Promoting Walkability: Creating Safe and Active Neighborhoods | April 5


April 5, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm, 9:00am refreshments


Codman Square Health Center
Black Box Theater
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Instructors:  >> Read More

Learn How to Save a Life: Community-Wide Overdose Prevention Training | March 22

The Boston Public Health Commission will be conducting a community-wide training and registration of participants. This training will include: learning to identify the signs of an opiate overdose, instruction in how to administer Narcan, and stories from people who are been effected by Narcan. This workshop is free and open to the public.

For more information please contact the branch.


When: Tuesday, March 22at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM >> Read More

Jobs not Jails Training | June 27

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The Jobs Not Jails Movement Needs YOU! 

They are coming together to advance economic and racial justice by ending mass incarceration and ensuring living wage jobs for all. To succeed, they must put “Jobs NOT Jails” in front of every Massachusetts resident and force people to make a choice:

Are we for Mass Incarceration?  Or are we for Job Creation? It's time to take DIRECT ACTION! 

Join Jobs Not Jails to prepare for the Summer of Solidarity: to create powerful actions in small teams and support people who are suffering in the current criminal justice system.

Come to the training to learn more!


When: Saturday, June 27th
1:00PM -4:00PM

Where: Freedom House

5 Crawford Street, Dorchester

For more info: please contact Steve O’Neill of EPOCA at

FREE Computer Classes | June 25

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STRIVE is offering FREE computer classes this summer! Get FREE Microsoft Word and Excel Training! All classes are offered will be taught at STRIVE headquarters. BHCC Academic Advising/Counseling also available! Prep for certificate exams and receive certification for exams by Certiport! SPACE IS LIMITED- SIGN UP NOW!



Microsoft Word class starts Monday June 22nd 6:00PM-9:00PM (Mondays and Wednesdays)

Microsoft Office for Beginners starts Thursday June 25th 6:00PM-9:00PM (Thursdays and Fridays)

Where: STRIVE Boston

651 Washington Street, Dorchester

To sign up: call (617)825-1800 >> Read More

DotCommCoop Worker-Owner 101 Training Session | May 16

Do you wonder what it would be like to work in a local worker and community owned food market?
Starting this spring, we will begin talking to community members who may be interested in working in the new store opening in 2017, and who would like to work on the development of the co-op. Come learn about what worker-owned co-ops are all about, and find out if this is a workplace that might be a fit for you.
When: Saturday, April 11th
Saturday May 16th
To register: contact Darnell Adams:
(please put “worker co-op training” in the subject line)
or call (617) 804-6085 and indicate which date you’d like to attend.

Entrepreneur Training and Contest | Feb 3 - April 18

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Learn to become an entrepreneur and even WIN at the upcoming Entrepreneur training and contest! Take an 11-week course with entrepreneurial experts and learn how to succeed in your own business! Priority in this contest will be given to residents of Mattapan, Roxbury, and Dorchester! The contest winner will receive money to help start their own business or company!


When:  RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, February 3rd


Where:  Mattapan Health Center

To sign up:  an online questionnaire must be completed

Contact: Junior Gustavo at or (617)372-2228.

How to Overcome the Procrastination and Perfectionism that are Holding You Back


One of the keys to business success is using your time properly. That can be tough when you have a job, family, home or other major commitments – and when occupational hazards like procrastination and perfectionism rear their ugly heads. The good news is that all of these issues can be addressed once you’ve figured out the root causes of your “issues” and applied some practical strategies to address them. (Hint: it’s not that you’re lazy or uncommitted—so stop blaming yourself!) Author and business coach ( Hillary Rettig (The 7 Secrets of the Prolific) will give you the tools you need to understand and overcome your internal barriers so that you can achieve your business and other goals.


All businesses, industries and entrepreneurs welcome! >> Read More

SoJust Skillshare: Effective Volunteer Engagement | Oct. 1

How do we attract and engage motivated volunteers who will further our
charitable work? We will consider motivation, from the benefits of
volunteering to our needs and the effort required to manage/support
volunteers. No prior knowledge expected—We'll start with fundamentals.
Participants will come away with a position description template and
strategic approaches for customized volunteer recruitment and

6 pm
The NonProfit Center

89 South St
Boston, MA
Event Fee: $10-$20 cash at the door

For more info, visit

Boston City Singers Chorus Openings

Calling all young singers!!! Boston City Singers has openings in their chorus training program. Boston City Singers performs music from all ages and cultures , while learning music concepts, and musical skills. The programs runs weekly after school and is open to children ages 7-18. They are located at 209 Ashmont St. Dorchester, MA.


For more info contact Jane Money by phone at 617-825-0674 or by email at

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