Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians March 8, 2013 Announcements


March 8, 2013 Announcements

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Enclosed are this week announcements for your sharing with your networks. Please forward any of your announcements to [email protected] and we will be happy to post them on.

All the best,
Reverend Cheng Imm Tan

Immigration Advice
(2013 Schedule)

March    6 & 20
April    3 & 17
May      1 & 15
June     5 & 19
Room 804 in Boston City Hall
12:00 (noon) – 2:00 PM 

Boston Public Schools is HIRING!
Career Fair for Teachers, Administrators, Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 • 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Madison Park High School
75 Malcolm X Blvd., Roxbury, MA 02120

Job postings will be available on-line on or about March 15.
To apply, visit our Career Center at
Or call 617-635-9639


We’re Improving School choice & Quality!
The Boston School Committee is considering a new “home-based”plan for school choice. It would take effect for the 2014-15 school year. We want to know what you think! The Boston School Committee invites you to a public hearing:

Wednesday, March 13, 5pm
26 Court St., Downtown Boston

Visit to see the plans and get involved!

Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning Center
Free Basic Computer Classes beginning in April.

Computer & Internet Technology for Beginners
* Morning class begins Thurs., April 4, from 10am to 12 Noon
* Evening class begins Thurs., April 25, from 5pm to 7pm

Classes meet 1 time per week for 6 weeks.
Free, No Tuition, No Registration Fee

Come 15 to 30 minutes early on the start date to register.
Bring a photo ID. We will take up to 15 students.

For more information, call 617-298-0357
or visit our website at

Karrie A. Jean
Executive Director
Mattapan/ Greater Boston
Technology Learning Center
24 Regis Road
Mattapan, MA 02126
(617) 298-0357

March 21 – April 27, 2013
12th Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival begins on March 21st with an exceptional program.

Health & Human Services Job Fair
Wednesday, March 27
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Central Square Library
45 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA
Red Line or #1 Bus to Central Square
Questions? Call 617-349-6259
Sponsored by the Cambridge Office of Workforce Development

Study and prepare for the naturalization test FREE at English Language Centre Boston School!
Classes are 6 weeks long and meet Tuesdays and Thursday from 6:30-8:00 pm.
Contact us NOW to register for our March 12 start date.
English Language Centre Boston School
1 Faneuil Hall Square
Boston, MA 02109 USA
To book your course:
1. Call English Language Centre Boston School: 617-247-3033
2. Email [email protected] or
3. Come in person to the 4th floor of English Language Centre Boston School by March 8
Hours of Operation: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Roots of Liberty:
The Haitian Revolution and the American Civil War
May 4, 2013 – 5:00 pm
Tremont Temple, Boston

Presented by Underground Railway Theater
Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian
Music by Kera Washington, of Zili Misik
Special Guests: Danny Glover, Edwidge Danticat, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

A one-time theatrical event in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
For more information on the Freedom Rising! history conference:
For more information and inquiries about Roots of Liberty:
James Pierre, 617.308.1780  james.adius.[email protected]
Jesse-James Austin, 339.235.7284

Applications are available NOW for the 2013-2014 Mayor’s Youth Council!
Are you a current high school sophomore or junior who wants to make a difference in your community? Each year, teens from all over the city are selected as volunteer representatives to outreach to peers, advocate for youth issues, and meet with city officials.
You can learn more about the Mayor’s Youth Council and meet current representatives at the Open House Information Session. Attend the session to get a feel of what it’s like to be a neighborhood representative on March 26 at 4:30pm in room 801 of City Hall. Please sign up to attend by calling Shari Davis at 617-635-4490 or by emailing [email protected].
Applications are available NOW at
Applications are due by April 1, 11:59pm.
For any questions about your application or for other information, please contact Shari Davis, 617-635-4490 or [email protected].
Do not forget to apply to the HOPELINE to be considered for employment with the Boston Youth Fund for the summer of 2013!
All applicants must be full time residents of Boston and be between the ages of 15 and 17 years old. You must turn 15 on or before Jul 7, 2013 and cannot turn 18 on or before Aug 16, 2013. Register online 24 hours a day until Mar 3 at 11:59pm.
Applying with the HOPELINE does NOT guarantee a summer job. Please call the Boston Youth Fund with any questions, 617-635-4202.
Also, see a list of sites that offered HOPELINE jobs last summer and apply to sites directly.
The deadline to apply for ABCD SummerWorks Job registration is Friday, March 15.
Apply online 24 hours a day and follow the step-by-step instructions, which require a working email account. Be sure to read and complete the application with a parent or guardian.
A complete application includes a signed application, CORI form, checklist, and eligibility documentation.
Applicants must be residents of Boston, be between the ages of 14 and 21 years old, and be income eligible. Submitting an application does NOT guarantee a summer job.  617-348-6548,

Irish International Immigrant Center
ESOL Instructor

Status: Monday and Wednesday evening classes between April 8 and June 19, 2013.

How to Apply:
Please send letter of interest and resume to:
Diana Crane
ESOL Lead Teacher
100 Franklin Street LL-1
Boston, MA 02110
Or email to: [email protected]