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Immigration Consultants with Volunteer Attorneys are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (617)-635-298 a week in advance for an appointment. Meets FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAYS of every month from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Boston City Hall, Room 806.
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5/15, 5/16, 5/22, 5/25 - KENNEDY LIBRARY FORUMS
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Dorchester, MA is pleased to present the Kennedy Library Forums, a series of public affairs programs on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topicsreflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Doors open an hour before each forum begins. For moreinformation or to make a reservation, call (617) 514–1643 or Click HERE: https://www.jfklibrary.org/Events-and-Awards/Forums.aspx. Reservations guarantee a seat in the building, but not in the main hall. Once the main hall is full, audience members will be seated in an overflow theater where the forum will be streamed live. This is a FREE event.
Monday, May 15 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – Stephen Kennedy Smith and Douglas Brinkley, co-editors of JFK: A Vision of America, discuss President Kennedy’s legacy with Frederik Logavall.
Tuesday, May 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – Award-winning author and former Boston Globe correspondent John A. Farrell will discuss his new book, Richard Nixon: The Life.
Monday, May 22 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – Tom Oliphant and Curtis Wilkie discuss their new book The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign.
Thursday, May 25 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – David McCullough discusses his new collection of speeches
May 20th "Go Fund Yourself" workshop
This event features estate planning (will and trusts), guardianship and conservatorship, avoiding probate issues, life insurance, paying funeral expenses, final wishes and burial wishes, and health care proxies. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, 88 Warren St., Roxbury, MA 02119. RSVP at www.ypnulem.org/events.
May 30th - Collette Philips GET KONNECTED
The GKMENTORS meetup
Tuesday at 5:30, learn from presidents of The Boston Red Sox, Eastern Bank, WCVB5 Television, The Wage Project and Boston Magazine in a premier networking event for urban professionals. C-suite speed mentoring. Location: Blue Cross Blue Shield MA, 101 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA. $30 (617)-357-5777.
Coming up in June, we're having a Boston screening of THE MUMMY, a movie by Universal Pictures.
African American parents are invited to volunteer for a research study about culture and parenting practices. You might be eligible if you identify as African-American (Black American) and you have a child between the ages of 4 and 12. A $25 Gift Card is provided to participants. call (617) 358-2246 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
PARENTS RESEARCH STUDY
Pentecost Church Research with Black Individuals
African American women in Massachusetts or CT aged 20 or older who have attended a Pentecostal church and experienced depression are invited to participate. Contact Dawn Davis, Ph D candidate. call Dawn Davis at (413)-233-7195 or email email@example.com
In 2006 the first African American Governor of Massachusetts was elected to office. Listen to our podcast about that time. Boston's black community was established in 1638 when a group of Africans from Angola and African nations were brought here on a ship. These black men and women, enslaved by dominant rivals in West African states, were traded out to Portuguese, Dutch, English and French merchants before arriving in Boston. A communithy of them formed - Boston's first Black community, and it continues today.