New Bostonians Office July 25, 2014 Announcements

July 25, 2014 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,

Alejandra St. Guillen

New Bostonians Fellowship
A new initiative to select and dedicate a staff member to expand and promote successful welcoming and empowering initiatives within Boston’s municipal and residential communities. Applications for the fellowship are now being accepted until August 11.




Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians

Free Immigration Advice at Boston City Hall

August 6 & 20

September 3 & 17

October 1 & 15

November 5 & 19

December 3 & 17


Boston City Hall
Room 804
12:00 Noon -2:00 PM
For more information contact the:
Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians


Upcoming Immigration Clinics in the Neighborhoods:
Dorchester and Jamaica Plain

Here are the Flyers:


Out of the Park

Sunday, July 27
Boston Common at 1:40 pm
Corner of Charles and Beacon Streets



Free Carousel Rides
Red Sox mascot Wally
The Red Sox DJ TJ Connelly
Hot Tamales Brass Band
Live announcer
Special guests


Live viewing of the game
Balloon Artists
Face Painters

Celebrate America’s pastime as we bring the excitement of Fenway to a park near you. Bring a blanket to watch the game on the big screen and

cheer on the Red Sox!



For more information, call 617-635-3510


The Greater Boston Citizenship Initiative & the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians present:

Citizenship Day in Boston

Citizenship Free Workshop

Saturday, September 20, 2014

For registration and more information call, 617.694.5949

Flyer: (Cape Verdean) (Spanish)



Next Wednesday: Second Meeting to Support Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Massachusetts

Join the MIRA Coalition and the Chelsea Collaborative for a follow up meeting with service providers and advocates on
Wednesday, July 30.

At this meeting, we will learn from service providers about the support already in place for each child that comes to MA, hear details about the Governor’s plan to host over 1000 children and activate our support plan in the 9 fields described at the form that we would like for you to fill out. We will also be collecting any donations of goods that you might have, to later give them out to children and families affected across MA and at a Welcoming Party scheduled for mid August organized by friends of the Collaborative. In order to RSVP and to be more effective and efficient in providing the support needed by immigrant families:


Second meeting to support unaccompanied migrant children in Massachusetts.
Community based organizations, legal service providers, refugee resettlement agencies, immigrant advocacy organizations, Central American consulates, and other organizational stakeholders
Wednesday, July 30, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Chelsea High School, 299 Everett Ave, Chelsea, MA. Free parking available underneath the bridge on Carter Street.      

For more info, contact Cristina Aguilera ([email protected]617-350-5480 ext. 206

*THANK YOU FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE REPONSE: ADL, Catholic Charities, Catholic Schools Foundation, CCCM, Centro Latino, Chelsea Collaborative, Chelsea Government, Chelsea MGH, Children’s Law Center, CPS, EBECC, EBNHC, GBLS, Harborcov, International Institute of Boston, Jobs with Justice, LGBTQ Youth Commission, BPHC UMASS, Lutheran Social Services, MA Commission on LGBTQ, Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, MGH Chelsea Pediatrics, MIRA Coalition, Mott Chelsea, Phoenix Charter Academy, Physicians for Healthy Families, RCAM, REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Refugee Immigration Ministries, ROCA, St. Luke’s Chelsea, TND and several private attorneys and members of the press.


Semana Cultural y Festival Dominicano de Boston 2014


A Celebrar el Día de la Mujer del  Festival Dominicano

Iglesia Nuestra Señora de Lourdes
45 Brookside Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Agosto 14, 2014

Inf: Belkis Pepin – Coordinadora, Julia Guerrero – Miembro Comisión
Teléfono: 617-839-4005 / 617-938-888
“Una Mujer es la luz en el Sendero, la virtud que crece con las rosas, es el cariño entregado sincero, es un mar con manos
hermosas y llenas de Amor”





Atardecer Borincano
July 25, 2014
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Puerto Rican Veterans Monument Square
Washington Street Corner of West Dedham
South End, Boston


Music, Poetry, Bring your chair

For more information contact:
Carmen Colombani at 617-680-9885


New ESOL conversation group at the East Boston Branch Library Starting August 7, the East Boston Branch Library is going to have a new ESOL conversation group on Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:45.  Our Monday evening group will continue as well.  Attached is a flyer for anyone who wants to post it.


Julia Blake
Programs & Community Outreach Librarian
East Boston Branch
Boston Public Library
365 Bremen Street
Boston, MA 02128
[email protected]


Job Training Opportunities

Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning Center, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning  Center, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its education policies,  admission policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

IT Specialist Program: Combines both Computer Systems Specialist (CompTIA A+) and Computer Network Specialist (CompTIA Network+) classes, also includes intro to Project Management and A+ and Network+ exam prep.  Students meet once a week for 16 weeks for lecture ad hands-on practice.

Evening Class Begins:  Mon., Aug. 4, 2014 from 5:30pm to 9pm.
Registration Fee: $250
Lab Fee: $70

CompTIA A+/ Computer Systems Specialist: Learn how to design and build computer systems, and how to troubleshoot and repair PCs, laptops and tablets.  Includes A+ exam prep.  Students meet once a week for 16 weeks for lecture and hands-on practice.

Evening Class Begins:  Mon., Aug. 4, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Registration Fee: $200
Lab Fee:  $35

Security+ (Online Only):  This course covers organizational security and compliance, disaster recovery, cryptography and encryption basics, public key infrastructure, identity management, network security, threats, vulnerability and Security+ exam prep.

Registration Fee:  $150
$50 for Books and Materials

Project Management – (Online Only):  This course prepares students to become Project Management professionals.  Students learn project initiation (business case, feasibility studies, project office and team building), project planning (project plan, resource plan, financial plan, Work Breakdown Structure), risk management, quality control, and project execution.  Includes PMP exam prep.

Registration Fee:  $200
$50 for Books and Materials

Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity.
24 Regis Road, Mattapan, MA
(617) 298-0357

Rev. Jacques Dady Jean, MS, M Div
Mattapan Technology Learning Center
24 Regis Rd
Mattapan, MA 02126



Raise Up MA has secured a spont on the November 4th ballot for earned sick time. You are cordially invited to attend the Raise Up MA

Convention, scheduled for Saturday July 26 where strategies to win the campaign will be discussed. The Convention will include:
A training on our campaign message & responding to attacks
Voter targeting and turnout strategy for November 4th
Training breakouts on organizing, including canvassing, phone banking, and voter registration
Digital training on Facebook and Twitter, and Data Training on the VAN database.
To participate, please RSVP here 
To participate, please 

RSVP here

Saturday July 26, 12pm-5pm
SEIU 1199, 150 Mt. Vernon Street, 2nd Floor








Gubernatorial Candidates’ Forum
on issues affecting immigrant Communities in Massachusetts
Wed. August 13, 2014, 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Bunker Hill Community College

For more information contact: Estefanía Peña, Legal Intern

[email protected]617-350-5480, ext. 220

JVS Recruiting Students for September Adult Diploma Program

Do your students need high school diplomas?

JVS’s Adult Diploma Program is recruiting students for the fall semester.
Classes start September 9.

One-hour information sessions
1 PM
July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, and 26
29 Winter Street, Boston, 5th Floor

Graduates receive a Boston Public School high school diploma.
College and career coaching is included.
–          Daytime classes (9-11:30, 12:30-3)
–          Downtown Location
–          Schedules to suit students’ availability
–          Free
–          High ABE and Levels 5 or 6 ESOL students are appropriate

–          No residency requirement
–          Age 20 and older
–          No diploma from home country
–          No GED or high school diploma from the US.

Potential students are assessed, interviewed, and if appropriate, accepted.
For more information contact Kellie at 617-399-3208
or email her at [email protected]

Barbara Garner
Manager, Education
29 Winter Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 399 – 3330
(617) 423-8711
[email protected]



Level 4 ESOL Teacher

The ABCD South Side Head Start Adult ESOL Program in Roslindale is looking for an experienced teacher for our level 4 class. Hours are Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4 to 9pm. Class hours are Monday and Wednesday, 6 to 9pm. The additional 4 hours/week are for class prep, planning, curriculum development, staff meetings, and paperwork. Position begins week of August 25, 2014. Compensation rate is 20.07/hour plus holidays and paid time off. Experience with curriculum development and teaching in a DESE-funded program is preferred.

Applicants should email resumes and cover letters to:

Lisa Garrone
Program Coordinator
ABCD South Side Head Start Adult ESOL Program
19 Corinth Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
[email protected]

Commonwealth Employment Opportunities

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is a national leader in education, dedicated to supporting the Commonwealth’s students and educators.  We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates to join our diverse workforce.  Attached is a list of employment opportunities currently available at ESE and posted on the Human Resources Division’s  Commonwealth Employment Opportunities (CEO) website.

For more detailed information and application instructions, please refer to the attached  Job Opportunities List or visit our Job Opportunities page on ESE’s official ttp:// website.

You are invited to apply for any position(s) for which you possess the expertise and interest. If you know of qualified individuals who may have an interest in our positions, please feel free to forward this email or direct them to our website.

Please do not hesitate to contact Dawn DeRoche or any other HR staff member if you have questions.

Dawn DeRoche
Program Coordinator
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Human Resources
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA  02148
Ph:  781-338-6101
Fx:  781-338-3387


This September the U.S. Census Bureau will start recruiting in different counties within Massachusetts for the American Housing Survey, which is conducted by the US Census Bureau and sponsored by HUD. This is a temporary survey that will be conducted in 2015.

Your assistance spreading the word about these job opportunities will be much appreciated.

Below and attached are more information about how to apply for these temporary jobs. We will be recruiting in the following counties: Barnstable, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk   .
All candidates must use the email address [email protected] to apply and ask questions about these jobs.

The US Census Bureau has temporary openings for interviewers in your area on the American Housing Survey
*Valid Driver’s License, Reliable Working Vehicle & Telephone needed
*Day, Evening & Weekend Work required
*Must be a US Citizen and at least 18 years old
*Training & work to start early 2015
Hourly Salary plus Mileage Reimbursement
Part-time and Flexible Hours Over 10+ field positions available!
EMAIL NOW to register for a test this fall: [email protected]
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER the Bureau of the Census does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, or any non-disqualifying physical handicap. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.

For more information, visit:

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