Young Achiever Students Support Marathon Victims

On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Young Achievers middle school students along with Mattapan United's Outreach and Website Coordinator Isaiah Mulligan made cards for victims of the people and families who were affected by the horrific events of the marathon bombings. As the students reflected on the incident, they wanted the families of the victims to know that Boston was caring for them and we are all united by this tragedy. Many of the students reflected on how brave the first respondents were and appreciated people who risked their lives to help others.
  > Read more

Mattapan United Emergency Preparedness and Trauma Meeting TOMORROW Night Thursday, May 2, 2013

Join Mattapan United for their monthly assembly meeting tomorrow, Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 6:00PM-8:00PM at the Mattapan Library located at 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Boston, MA 02126. The meeting will discuss emergency preparedness and trauma.
 
We will have two guest speakers, Vivien Morris of Mattapan Food and Fitness and Boston Public Health Commission and Shamaila Khan, Ph.D, Clinical Director of the Resilience Training Program at BMC. There will be additional resources available as well. 
 
All are welcome to attend. 

Go Vote Today Until 8PM!

Mattapan United!

TODAY, April 30th is Election Day - Please go VOTE and remind your friends to vote too! > Read more

District B-3 Advisory Crime Meeting on Wednesday May 1, 2013

District B-3 will hosts their monthly advisory crime meeting this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 6:00PM-7:30 at the Joseph Lee School located at 155 Talbot Avenue Dorchester, MA 02124. Residents should arrive at 5:00PM if they would like to share a meal prepared by community members. Commissioner Edward Davis will answer questions from the community residents as well as inform the community about crime. 

Boston Shines THIS Saturday, April 27, 2013!

Boston Shine has taken place over the last eleven years allowing volunteers in the community to come together and clean up the communities they reside and work in. That time of year approaches once again this Saturday!
 
Boston Shines will take place from 8:00AM to 12:30PM .Come out and help beautify Mattapan Sqaure and other parts of Mattapan. Mattapan United is currently looking for volunteers for this event so if you are interested or would like more information please contact Isaiah Mulligan, Mattapan United Outreach and Website Coordinator at isaiah.mulligan@bostonabcd.org or 617-298-2045 ext 202. Volunteers will receive a BostonShines shirt from the city of Boston, snacks/breakfast, and the opportunity to have fun and meeting new community members. 

United Sisters of Color Operation Prom Dress & Tux Donation On Saturday, April 27, 2013!

For the past several months United Sisters of Color has been working hard on our prom dress drive called Operation Prom Dress & Tuxedo. We have collected dresses, suits and accessories to help send teens from the Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan area to the prom at no cost. Now their big Boutique Day (giveaway day) is coming up in ONE WEEK on Saturday April 27th. 
 
Boston families are going through tough times and they want to help! If you have a Boston teen headed to their prom and you need a dress or tuxedo, please join them at their Day at the Boutique. Register now! http://ow.ly/kdPJ9.  Only accepting the first 175 registrants, 150 girls and 25boys so register today!

Swap & Donate Part II! Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Mattapan Library

Compassionate Act Heals mission is to support and volunteer in and around the Greater Boston area where help is needed. Special Interests include inner city youth education, health and self-esteem, motivational speaking/forums, mentoring, homeless population, etc.
 
On Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Mattapan Branch Public Library located on 1350 Blue Hill Ave  Boston, MA 02126 Compassionate Act Heals will host their second Swap & Donate event from 1:30PM-4:30PM.Please bring 10 items to swap and or donate. Tell a friend to tell a friend! If you know of anyone or any family in need of clothing items please spread the word as there may be something for them to take home. All items remaining at the event will be donated to local organizations in need.

Mattapan United Spring 2013 RFP TA session today!

Hello Mattapan United:
 
This is a reminder that there will be a Technical.Assistance session today at the ABCD Mattapan Family Service Center located at 535 River street in Mattapan.
 
The session will run from 4-6pm.
 
We look forward to seeing you and answering your questions.

Free Legal Services Clinic on Saturday, April 13, 2013!

The Legal Services Center is a neighborhood law office that serves the legal needs of the community. They provide attorneys and legal assistance to financially eligible clients in civil matters. The People’s Law School is intended to educate and empower community members around everyday legal issues. 
 
On Saturday, April 13, 2013 The People's Law School will be offering Community Education Workshops and a open house at 122 Boylston Street Jamaica Plain, MA. 02130 from 1:00PM-5:00PM.This is a Free Event, Registration Not Required. If more information is required feel free to call 617-522-3003. 

Boston Nature Center's Get Out & Go Birding on Sunday, April 14, 2013!

Birding can be a relaxing and fun to pastime. Come explore the bird world at the Boston Nature Center at your own pace with one of their birding kits. Each kit includes two pairs of binoculars, tips for using binoculars, two bird guide books, and a list of common birds found at the BNC. Kits can be borrowed for 1.5 hours at a time. To ensure available kits please call ahead. There is a $2.00 fee. 

 

For more information click here

Syndicate content