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Holiday Survival 2020: Stress-reducing presentation

A positive approach to preparing for the stresses, challenges, and opportunities of the 2020 Holiday Season.

The Employee Assistance Program is here for small groups, large departments, and all employees and their families to promote a healthy, happy, holiday season.

Please join us for a stress-reducing presentation offered via Zoom:

Join the Zoom meeting

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from December 4, 2020, until December 18, 2020
Virtual via Zoom
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Employee Assistance Program
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Future Charlestown Community Center Advisory Committee meeting

Explore options for a new BCYF community center in Charlestown.

Join Boston Centers for Youth & Families, the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services, and the Public Facilities Department for the first of three Community Advisory Committee meetings. 

At this meeting we will discuss the process of exploring options for a new community center in Charlestown and introduce the study and the study team. 

Zoom meeting link

  • Webinar ID: 841 9200 2808
  • Passcode: 775059
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This is a virtual event
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Quinlan Locke
Neighborhood:
Charlestown
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Melnea Cass / Mass. Ave. community discussion

Please join us for a conversation with Mayor Walsh and the Mass Cass Task Force on Monday, November 9, at 5:30 p.m.

We'll be discussing strategic planning for the Melnea Cass and Mass. Ave. area, and neighboring communities.

Join the Zoom meeting

  • Dial-in number: 1-646-558-8656
  • Meeting ID: 949 9738 3729
  • Passcode: 146301
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual meeting
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Recovery Ser
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Moakley Park Open House

Join us as we kick off the "Moakley Talks" with a virtual open house. "Moakley Talks" is a series of discussions on key aspects of the Moakley Park planning process. We hope you’ll join in on the conversation!

What To Expect 
  • Update on our initiatives since the 2018 Vision Plan open house 
  • Share feedback received
  • Overview of current design 
  • Introduce upcoming outreach events

Join the Zoom meeting


About Moakley Park

With ball fields, playgrounds, basketball courts, and water play, Moakley Park in South Boston has something for everyone. Learn more about the park.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
via Zoom
Boston,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Allison Perlman
Neighborhood:
South Boston
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Back-to-school drive for Boston Public Schools students

Calling all families of Boston Public Schools students! Do you need school supplies for this new school year? Join the Office of Public Service and Community Outreach at one of their back to school kickoff events!

At our back-to-school drives, we're handing out backpacks full of supplies. These events are on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also register for our raffle. Please remember to wear a mask and practice physical distancing.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE DATES:
  • Saturday, October 17, 1 - 3 p.m. at Norfolk Street Park in Mattapan
  • Sunday, October, 18, 1 - 3 p.m. at Justice Gourdin Park in Roxbury
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Justice Gourdin Park
Roxbury, MA 02119
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Public Service Office
Neighborhood:
Roxbury
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Back-to-school drive for Boston Public Schools students

Calling all families of Boston Public Schools students! Do you need school supplies for this new school year? Join the Office of Public Service and Community Outreach at one of their back to school kickoff events!

At our back-to-school drives, we're handing out backpacks full of supplies. These events are on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also register for our raffle. Please remember to wear a mask and practice physical distancing.

Back-to-school drive dates:
  • Saturday, October 17, 1 - 3 p.m. at Norfolk Street Park in Mattapan
  • Sunday, October, 18, 1 - 3 p.m. at Justice Gourdin Park in Roxbury
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Norfolk Street Park
Mattapan, MA 02119
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Public Service Office
Neighborhood:
Mattapan
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We Are Boston reception

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement are hosting an annual reception that celebrates Boston immigrants and their contributions to the City.

"We Are Boston 2020: From Resilience to Equity" takes place on November 19, 2020 from 5 - 6 p.m. The fun-filled evening will include musical performances and an inspiring program. Corporate sponsorships and ticket sales fund mini-grants for immigrant-serving nonprofits. Due to COVID-19, this year's reception will be virtual. 

Buy Tickets

During this year’s reception, Mayor Walsh will recognize the successes of the past year. The Mayor will also name this year’s honorees who are champions of diversity and inclusiveness. The evening will culminate with our new Cabinet Chief of Equity, Dr. Karilyn Crockett. Dr. Crockett will speak on the convergence and divergence of African American and immigrant struggles. She will also discuss how the corporate and philanthropic sectors can support the fight for equity for all.

Learn more about We Are Boston, and how to become a corporate sponsor.

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Boston, MA
Price:
$35.00
Contact:
Immigrant Advancement
Event Type:
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Boston Police Task Force community listening session

The Boston Police Reform Task Force is hosting a listening session to gather community feedback on their initial draft recommendations.

The Task Force was charged with reviewing the Boston Police Department’s (BPD) current policies and procedures and then presenting to Mayor Walsh and to the public recommendations for reform. The Task Force focused on four main areas of review:

  1. Use of Force policies
  2. Implicit Bias Training
  3. the Body Worn Camera Program, and
  4. Strengthening the Community Ombudsman Oversight Panel (COOP) board.

Feedback from this session will guide the Task Force on their final recommendations on changes to BPD policies and procedures.

Join the virtual meeting

For ASL interpretation (offered simultaneously via Zoom): 
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 989 5950 3312
  • Passcode: 247838  

Want to Provide feedback?

The Task Force encourages you to please submit written comments or feedback on the initial recommendations, in any language, using the multilingual Google forms below. Written comments will be accepted for a two-week period, from September 14 - 25.

4:00pm
Virtual meeting
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Boston Police Reform Task Force
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Event Type:
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Four Corners cleanup

All are welcome to help in a neighborhood beautification day event.

On Saturday, September 19, Love Your Block and Four Corners Main Streets will host a neighborhood cleanup from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.. We will be meeting at 10 Harvard Avenue in Dorchester. Masks are required for participation and tools will be available.

Four Corners cleanup registration

11:00am - 3:00pm
10 Harvard Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Love Your Block
Neighborhood:
Dorchester
Event Type:
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Franklin Park ecology small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Ecology analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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