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Virtual Walk-In Hours

Every week, Office of Housing Stability staff host virtual walk-in hours to answer your housing questions. 

Let us know topics you'd like to discuss that are related to finding and maintaining stable, safe, and affordable housing.

Prior to walk-in hours, you will receive a meeting link via email.

Please note  that this clinic is only for residents and property owners in the City of Boston.

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2022 Celebration of the Lives and Legacies of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King

This virtual event will be live streamed on boston.govbu.edu, and the City of Boston’s cable network.

In partnership with Boston University and the New England Conservatory, the City of Boston will present "A Celebration of the Lives and Legacies of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King" on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.  The event will be live streamed on both boston.gov and Boston University website, as well as on the City of Boston’s cable network (Xfinity: channel 24, RCN: channel 13, and Fios: channel 962.) 

This year’s program features:       

  • Robert A. Brown, President Boston University
  • Brianna Bourne, Boston University Arts & Sciences ’22, Boston Latin Academy ‘20
  • Saida Grundy, Assistant Professor of Sociology, African American Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies at Boston University
  • Andrea Kalyn, President, New England Conservatory
  • Katherine Kennedy, Director, Boston University Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground
  • Jean Morrison, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Boston University
  • Jean-Luc Pierite, Tuncia-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana,
    President of the Board of The North American Indian Center of Boston
  • Kelsey Russell, Boston University Arts & Sciences ‘22
  • Tanisha Sullivan, President of the NAACP Boston Branch
  • Andrea Taylor, Senior Diversity Officer, Boston University
  • Michelle Wu, Mayor, City of Boston

The program also features musical selections performed by student ensembles and choirs from the New England Conservatory and the Boston University the Inner Strength Gospel Choir.

In previous years, leaders such as U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley, Beverly Morgan-Welch, Sonia Sanchez, Dr. Alvin Poussaint, Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine, Judy Richardson of Eyes on the Prize, and civil rights activist and filmmaker Topper Carew served as keynote speakers. Governor Deval Patrick, Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, Boston Poet Laureates Sam Cornish and Danielle Legros Georges, former Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief at Beth Israel Hospital Dr. Augustus White, and WGBH Radio host Eric Jackson are among those who have served as readers in previous years.

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Community Briefing on Improvements to Chittick Elementary School Yard

Briefing on final design.

Join us at an online community engagement meeting to brief the community on design for Chittick Elementary School Yard. We'd love for you to join us in our online presentation with a question and answer session afterward.

Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you cannot attend this meeting, have any questions or comments, or need interpretation services, please contact in advance.

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Boston Artists-in-Residence Information Session

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the Boston Artists-in-Residence (Boston AIR) program and the application process.

The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture is holding a virtual information session for individuals interested in applying to the fifth cohort of the Boston Artists-in-Residence program. 

This Call to Artists is open to all artists, organizers, and cultural workers aged 18 and over with demonstrated experience working on civic issues. This can be through community organizing, cultural work, or social artistic practice. Individuals working in any and all media are encouraged to apply. Each artist receives a $37,000 artist stipend and up to $10,000 for project materials.

The virtual info session will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 12 p.m. The application opens January 10 and the deadline to apply is Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Join the webinar


English: Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you need them, please contact us at arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, or 617-635-4445 by January 19.

Spanish - Español: Hay servicios de interpretación y traducción a su disposición sin costo alguno. Si los necesita, póngase en contacto con nosotros mandando un correo electrónico arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, o llamando a 617-635-4445, hasta esta fecha: 19/01

Haitian Creole -Kreyòl ayisyen Sèvis entèpretation ak tradiksyon disponib pou ou san sa pa koute w anyen. Si w bezwen yo, tanpri kontakte nou nan arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, oswa 617-635-4445, ant: 19/01

Traditional Chinese - 繁體中文: 我們可以向您提供口頭翻譯和書面翻譯服務,並不向您收取費用。如您需要,請在01 月 19 日 前與我們連絡,發電子郵件至  arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, 或致電 617-635-4445

Vietnamese - Tiếng Việt: Các dịch vụ thông dịch và biên dịch được cung cấp cho quý vị hoàn toàn miễn phí. Nếu quý vị cần những dịch vụ này, vui lòng liên lạc với chúng tôi theo địa chỉ arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, hoặc số điện thoại 617-635-4445. ngày cuối: 19/01

Simplified Chinese - 简体中文:  我们可以向您提供口头翻译和书面翻译服务,并不向您收取费用。如您需要,请在01 月 19 日 前与我们联系, 发电子邮件至 arts@boston.gov,  LCA@boston.gov,  或致电 617-635-4445

Cabo Verdean Creole - kriolu:  Nu ta oferese-bu sirvisus di interpretason y traduson di grasa. Si bu meste kes sirvisu la, kontata-nu pa email arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ó pa telefóni, pa númeru 617-635-4445. Na es data:  19/01

 Arabic - العربية

خدمات الترجمة الشفوية والترجمة التحريرية متوفرة لك دون تحملك أي تكلفة. إذا احتجت لهذه الخدمات، يرجى التواصل معنا على العنوانarts@boston.gov, أو LCA@boston.gov، أو رقم الهاتف 617-635-4445، بحلول ي19/01. 

Russian -Русский: Услуги устного и письменного перевода предоставляются бесплатно. Если Вам они нужны, просьба связаться с нами по адресу электронной почты arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, либо по телефону 617-635-4445. до  19/01

Portuguese - Português: Você tem à disposição serviços gratuitos de interpretação e tradução. Se precisar deles, fale conosco: arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ou 617-635-4445. Até esta data  19/01

French - Français: Les services d’interprétation et de traduction sont à votre disposition gratuitement. Si vous en avez besoin, veuillez nous contacter à arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ou au 617-635-4445, d'ici au: 19/01

Somali - Af Soomaali: Adeegyada tarjumaadda iyo fasiraada luuqadaha ayaa diyaar kuu ah adiga oo aan wax kharash ah ka bixin. Haddii aad u baahatid iyaga, fadlan nagala soo xiriir arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ama 617-635-4445, markay taariikhdu tahay:  19/01

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Happening virtually
    Boston, MA 02201
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
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Winter 2021 Slow Streets Meeting: Hancock Street Crossings

Attend the virtual design meeting for updates about the Hancock Street Triangle Neighborhood Slow Streets zone.  We'll share designs for safer crossings on Hancock Street between Columbia Road and Bowdoin Street. 

Your neighborhood is prioritized for transportation street safety improvements.  We have ideas for safer crossings to share with you for your feedback.  Attend a virtual meeting on February 2, at 7 p.m. to view designs and hear updates.

Register for meeting

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Virtual
    Boston,
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    slow.streets@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Dorchester
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WInthrop Playground Design Meeting #2

Review alternative designs.

We'd love for you to join us for a virtual community meeting with a question and answer session afterward.

Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. Please contact the project manager if you cannot attend this meeting, have any questions or comments, or if you need interpretation services, translated materials, or disability accommodations.

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Millmont Community Meeting

The Department of Neighborhood Development is looking for feedback from the community. Join us to see the proposed plans and share your thoughts.

Join DND to offer your input into the possible permanent use of this site for open spae.

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Connect Downtown Office Hours

Have questions or comments? Schedule a 15-minute phone call or video chat to talk to the project team.

  • 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Repeats every other week on Wednesday, starting from January 5, 2022, 6 times
  • VIA PHONE CALL OR VIRTUAL MEETING
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Connect Downtown
  • Neighborhood:
    Back Bay
    Bay Village
    Beacon Hill
    Chinatown/Leather District
    Downtown
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