Safe Love Dance & Health Fair | Feb 18

Join DotHouse Health & GNA (Generation Next Academy) for their Safe love dance & Health fair, free giveaways and Dj Curt!

Where: 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122

When: Thursday Feb 18, 3:00-8:30pm (Doors close at 7pm)


Admission : $2

Ages: 12-18

Contact: Michaela Collins at 617-740-2262


Teen Afternoons | Dec 9

Stop by and see what Grove Hall Branch is doing. Every week they will have something different: Cooking, crafts, guest speakers, games, art, movies and more. Ages 13-18

Where: Grove Hall Branch , 41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester, MA 02121

When: Every Wed, Dec 9  9, 2015, 3 – 4 P.M.

Dot Teen Creative Writing Class | June 24

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Free and open to all Dorchester high school and middle school students! Classes on Fiction, Poetry, Writing and the Internet, and Writing with Images: The Graphic Novel. Taught by UMass Boston MFA students in both Poetry and Fiction.


When: Every Wednesday the month of June


Where: Field's Corner Library

1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester
For more info: Direct any and all questions to Elysia.Lucinda@gmail.com


Teen Job Fair | Feb 21

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Be sure to register for the DYEE Job Fair this coming Saturday! Over 95 partners will be in attendance, and you will have to chance to learn about all the programming they will offer this coming summer! 

During the event, our Career Peers will be leading workshops to get your resume ready and help sharpen your interview skills!


When:  Saturday, February 21


Where:  Madison Park Community Center

55 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury

To Register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-successlink-youth-summer-job-fair-tickets-15142011163

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
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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

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