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

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Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 pm
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-[...]
Great Hall
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
9:30 am
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[...]
Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury
5:00 pm
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,[...]
Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
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,[...]
5:00 pm
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,[...]
Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School
8:30 am
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 &[...]
The Edgerley Center for Civic Leadership, Boston Foundation
3:00 pm
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[...]
NonProfit Center
Nov 29 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
8:30 am
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[...]
DCU Center
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
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[...]
Harvard Square
6:00 pm
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[...]
Roxbury Presbyterian Church
Dec 1 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
8:30 am
This event will focus on the non-profit sector racial equity challenges. The Trinity Boston Foundation is hosting a group, which meets for seven sessions, with the goal of honest communication and strategic thinking among senior[...]
Trinity Episcopal Church
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 am
A two session workshop addressing issues specific to the supervision of community health workers. The workshop reviews the key roles and responsibilities of supervisors including hiring, orientation/training, establishing performance standards, goal setting as well as[...]
Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
5:00 pm
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,[...]
Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School
12:00 am
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project’s Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes between food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture including obstacles in urban and rural environments and fostering community empowerment to create[...]
Boston Park Plaza
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 am
A two session workshop addressing issues specific to the supervision of community health workers. The workshop reviews the key roles and responsibilities of supervisors including hiring, orientation/training, establishing performance standards, goal setting as well as[...]
Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
This workshop is designed to create a safe and productive space for participants to be self-reflective about our current political and social climate, and to have an open dialogue. This workshop will provide a structure[...]
City Year Inc
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
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[...]
Harvard Square
9:00 am
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association, and the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations are hosting an important discussion on the topic of hospital investments in housing. The[...]
The Westin Copley Place
9:30 am
This workshop will cover a variety of techniques and approaches to meetings and long-term involvement that move people out of the corner and into the inner circle of the meeting. During this training, the group will[...]
The Boston Foundation
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
9:30 am
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[...]
Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
5:00 pm
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,[...]
Family Enrichment Site, UP Academy School
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
BACH 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[...]
Bruce Bolling Municipal Building
9:00 am
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is a federal law designed to encourage commercial banks and savings associations to help meet the needs of borrowers in all segments of their communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.[...]
Boston Private Bank
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
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[...]
Family Nurturing Center
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
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[...]
Harvard Square
9:00 am
This course will provide an overview of contemporary community development including its values, goals, theory of change and strategies. The day is designed to examine the challenges and opportunities confronting community developers today.  It will[...]
Boston Private Great Room
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
9:30 am
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[...]
Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
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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