Events Calendar 

Filter the events calendar with the categories and tags tabs below! We understand the importance of supporting community residents and leaders in gaining the skills to be well-informed and successful advocates for systemic change. To encourage diverse representation at workshops and trainings, we offer scholarships and daily stipends to our resident members. To learn more, please go to Scholarships & Grants.

 

BACH’s 2017 Annual Meeting & HCL Awards

BACH’s 2017 Annual Meeting will happen on December 12th, 5:30-8PM at the Bruce Bolling Building in Dudley!  This year’s topic is Redistributing Boston’s Wealth: Investing Healthcare Dollars into Communities of Color and will include a panel discussion. We will also present the Healthy Community Leadership Awards to honor Bostonians who have taken on a leadership role to improve the health of the community and address racial and ethnic health inequities. Nominate someone you know for a HCL Award today!  Nominations are due on Monday,  November 20th!

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2017 Community Health Showcase
2017 Community Health Showcase
Nov 1 all-day
2017 Community Health Showcase @ The Inn at Longwood | Longwood Hall | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
The Office of Community Health at Boston Children’s Hospital is hosting the 2017 Community Health Showcase. This event will be a chance to learn about the community health efforts of Boston Children’s Hospital and community[...]
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Hunger, It’s a Woman’s Issue 7:30 am
Hunger, It’s a Woman’s Issue
Nov 2 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Hunger, It's a Woman's Issue @ The Boston Foundation | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
YW Boston presents Elevating Lives: Hunger, It’s a Woman’s Issue, moderated by Andrea Silbert, Eos Foundation. This event will focus on the intersection of gender, poverty, and food scarcity, this panel will investigate how hunger disproportionately affects[...]
Public Listening Sessions on Health Care Community Benefits 10:00 am
Public Listening Sessions on Health Care Community Benefits
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Public Listening Sessions on Health Care Community Benefits @ 1 Ashburton Place, 15th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, United States
The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General (“AGO”) will be holding a public listening sessions to receive input on the AGO’s Community Benefits Guidelines for Non-Profit Hospitals and HMOs (“Guidelines”). “Community Benefits” include charity care[...]
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English for Advancement Program 10:00 am
English for Advancement Program
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
English for Advancement Program @ Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Attend the free program to help people improve their English and get a job presented by JVS. This is an opportunity for people who want to improve their English language skills, can attend weekly classes,[...]
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Train the Trainer Workshop 9:30 am
Train the Trainer Workshop
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Train the Trainer Workshop @ Community Health Education Center (CHEC) | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
This two-day intensive training is designed to build and strengthen training and facilitation skills based on an adult learner education model. You will learn successful methods for conducting training workshops from icebreakers to managing group[...]
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Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop 5:00 pm
Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop
Nov 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Let's Be Honest - Sex and Sexuality Workshop @ Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Let’s Be Honest is a free workshop for parents to help them learn how to create a comfortable environment of trust for talking about sex and sexuality. Adolescents have questions about their bodies, relationships, contraceptives,[...]
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Dorchester CARES Coalition Meetings 5:30 pm
Dorchester CARES Coalition Meetings
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dorchester CARES Coalition Meetings @ Family Nurturing Center | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
All Dorchester residents, providers, organizations, and community members are invited to join the Dorchester CARES Coalition to be a voice of change in the community. It provides to the opportunity to network with neighbors, exchange[...]
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Dementia Friendly Massachusetts: Creating Welcoming Communities 9:30 am
Dementia Friendly Massachusetts: Creating Welcoming Communities
Nov 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Dementia Friendly Massachusetts: Creating Welcoming Communities @ Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center | Marlborough | Massachusetts | United States
A statewide convening by Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative to share models and tools for expanding age- and dementia friendly communities. This event will explore community-wide adaptions that can improve livability and quality of life for the growing[...]
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English for Advancement Program 10:00 am
English for Advancement Program
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
English for Advancement Program @ Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Attend the free program to help people improve their English and get a job presented by JVS. This is an opportunity for people who want to improve their English language skills, can attend weekly classes,[...]
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Is Inequality Bad for Our Health? 8:30 am
Is Inequality Bad for Our Health?
Nov 11 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Is Inequality Bad for Our Health? @ Trinity Church | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
The Third Annual Bonnyman Anti-Racism Symposium will include a keynote speech delivered by Rep. Sánchez and facilitated breakout sessions to explore race, class and health in relation to: impact of legislation and other factors on[...]
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Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction 5:00 pm
Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction
Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm
Engaging Youth in Preventing Opioid Addiction @ Partners HealthCare
Join Partners HealthCare in Boston for a training presented by Blake Works and Health Resources in Action (HRiA). At this highly interactive training you’ll build skills and gain knowledge needed to talk with youth about the[...]
Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop 5:00 pm
Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop
Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Let's Be Honest - Sex and Sexuality Workshop @ Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Let’s Be Honest is a free workshop for parents to help them learn how to create a comfortable environment of trust for talking about sex and sexuality. Adolescents have questions about their bodies, relationships, contraceptives,[...]
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Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Finance 9:30 am
Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Finance
Nov 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Finance @ Mass Housing  | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
This training will focus on affordable housing finance fundamentals and has been designed for affordable housing development process participants with limited or no direct experience in securing and structuring subsidy, debt and/or equity financing for[...]
Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities 2:00 pm
Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities
This webinar will discuss jobs, affordable housing and transportation, which are three pillars of providing opportunities and supporting human potential and well-being. America Walks is an advocate for active transportation and connected mobility options, which[...]
Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities 2:00 pm
Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities
Jobs, affordable housing and transportation are three pillars of providing opportunities and supporting human potential and well-being. As advocates for active transportation and connected mobility options, these pillars are essential to our work and it[...]
Confronting Systemic Racism 6:30 pm
Confronting Systemic Racism
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Confronting Systemic Racism @ Harvard Square | Cambridge | Massachusetts | United States
This 5-week course will focus on bridging a deep understanding of personal and structural racism into commitments and a solid plan to move forward. Participants will examine their experiential roles in the dynamics of systemic[...]
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MA PTA’s 2nd Annual Health Summit 7:30 am
MA PTA’s 2nd Annual Health Summit
Nov 16 @ 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
MA PTA's 2nd Annual Health Summit @ The Conference Center at Waltham Woods | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States
The Massachusetts PTA’s 2nd Annual Health Summit will discuss taking actions to keeping children, schools, families and communities healthy. The event aims to initiate robust, community-wide conversations on diversity and inclusion. A panel will focus on[...]
Can We Talk? Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing 6:00 pm
Can We Talk? Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Can We Talk? Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing @ Roxbury Presbyterian Church  | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
This is a monthly series focused on learning about all the aspects of trauma and how we can connect with and claim healing wisdom. Current mental health understanding for trauma recovery will be presented along with how the[...]
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Implicit Bias Workshop: proven strategies for raising awareness and counteracting bias 9:00 am
Implicit Bias Workshop: proven strategies for raising awareness and counteracting bias
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Implicit Bias Workshop: proven strategies for raising awareness and counteracting bias @ YW Boston Hotel 140 / Kuumba Library | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Implicit Bias Workshop: proven strategies for raising awareness and counteracting bias is co-sponsored by YW Boston and Boston Law Collaborative. This one-day interactive workshop will help participants have a deeper understanding of the implicit biases and specific[...]
English for Advancement Program 10:00 am
English for Advancement Program
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
English for Advancement Program @ Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Attend the free program to help people improve their English and get a job presented by JVS. This is an opportunity for people who want to improve their English language skills, can attend weekly classes,[...]
Hidden Heroes and Sheroes Celebration 6:00 pm
Hidden Heroes and Sheroes Celebration
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hidden Heroes and Sheroes Celebration @ Great Hall | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
The Hidden Heroes and Sheroes Celebration event will recognize individuals in the community who have demonstrated leadership, initiative and commitment to improving the quality of life in the neighborhood. The 2017 awardees are: Sandra Cotterell-[...]
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The Essentials of Living and Aging Series 9:30 am
The Essentials of Living and Aging Series
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Essentials of Living and Aging Series @ Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
The NAACP Boston Branch, The Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital will sponsor a free series of talks for the[...]
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Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop 5:00 pm
Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Let's Be Honest - Sex and Sexuality Workshop @ Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Let’s Be Honest is a free workshop for parents to help them learn how to create a comfortable environment of trust for talking about sex and sexuality. Adolescents have questions about their bodies, relationships, contraceptives,[...]
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English for Advancement Program 10:00 am
English for Advancement Program
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
English for Advancement Program @ Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Attend the free program to help people improve their English and get a job presented by JVS. This is an opportunity for people who want to improve their English language skills, can attend weekly classes,[...]
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Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop 5:00 pm
Let’s Be Honest – Sex and Sexuality Workshop
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Let's Be Honest - Sex and Sexuality Workshop @ Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Let’s Be Honest is a free workshop for parents to help them learn how to create a comfortable environment of trust for talking about sex and sexuality. Adolescents have questions about their bodies, relationships, contraceptives,[...]
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Understanding Boston: 2017 Greater Boston Housing Report Card 8:30 am
Understanding Boston: 2017 Greater Boston Housing Report Card
Nov 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Understanding Boston: 2017 Greater Boston Housing Report Card @ The Edgerley Center for Civic Leadership, Boston Foundation | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
Event for the release of the 2017 Greater Boston Housing Report Card. Lead author Barry Bluestone, Senior Fellow at the Boston Foundation, & Professor of Political Economy at Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy &[...]
Grantmakers of Color: Learning from WRAG’s “Putting Racism on the Table” 3:00 pm
Grantmakers of Color: Learning from WRAG’s “Putting Racism on the Table”
Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Grantmakers of Color: Learning from WRAG's "Putting Racism on the Table" @ NonProfit Center | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
AGM’s annual Grantmakers of Color program is an opportunity to bring together people of color who work in philanthropy to enable a space where they can look at issues within their organizations as well as[...]
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MPHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo 8:30 am
MPHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo
Nov 29 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
MPHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo @ DCU Center | Worcester | Massachusetts | United States
Massachusetts Public Health Association’s (MPHA’s) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo “Can Health Care Treat Inequality? Organizing for a Health System that Tackles Social Determinants” will feature a panel of leaders leading the way in shaping[...]
Confronting Systemic Racism 6:30 pm
Confronting Systemic Racism
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Confronting Systemic Racism @ Harvard Square | Cambridge | Massachusetts | United States
This 5-week course will focus on bridging a deep understanding of personal and structural racism into commitments and a solid plan to move forward. Participants will examine their experiential roles in the dynamics of systemic[...]
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Can We Talk? Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing 6:00 pm
Can We Talk? Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Can We Talk? Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing @ Roxbury Presbyterian Church  | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
This is a monthly series focused on learning about all the aspects of trauma and how we can connect with and claim healing wisdom. Current mental health understanding for trauma recovery will be presented along with how the[...]

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