Weatherize Now!

Are your energy bills too high? Is your house cold? Are you a landlord, renter, or homeowner in the City of Boston? Next Step Living and our Renew Boston partners are hosting a community event called "Weatherize Now!" on Saturday Dec. 8th in Mattapan. Sign up for a no-cost assessment and get the opportunity to speak to professional contractors starting at 10am.

Computer Classes Being Offered

The re-entry computer class will run for about  3 months  and is scheduled to start on December 3, 2012. We are looking to fill the class before the scheduled start date but we will take  new participant information until  the class is filled.  This class  will focus on working with people who are court involved/or have an immediate family member who is court involved. Individuals must be 16 years old or older to qualify for this computer class. > Read more

"Your Vision, Our Future: A Transportation Conversation"

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will hold a series of statewide discussions this fall to engage the public in a conversation about the transportation system they want and what we need to do to achieve that vision. The purpose of these meetings is to hear from customers and residents in order to generate ideas and help prioritize agency initiatives now and in the future.

Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative Community Forum

The goals of the Community Forum are:
·Inform the community of the corridor and initiative and to create an understanding of the geography and character of the places along the corridor
·Identify and better understand issues and opportunities along the corridor
·Discover shared themes that emerge to build a corridor vision for the future
 
Breakfast and lunch provided. Child care is provided > Read more

District D-3 Advisory Crime Meeting

Join us at the John Lee School as we discuss crime in the community, what is being done, and an environment to discuss questions and concerns. There will be a Thanksgiving dinner being served at 5:30PM and meeting to begin at 6:00PM. Hope to see you all there.

Fight Back Against Diabetes

Join the Boston Community Health Centers as we join together for a healthy Thanksgiving for all. There will be healthy cooking demonstrations, sample Thanksgiving recipes, health education & nutrition classes, health screenings, exercise & dance classes, games, information tables, and more! This is a free event so let everyone know about this event and come join us this Thanksgiving season for a GREAT event.

Boston Home Center University Presents: Free Classes and Mortgage Lender Fair

Boston Home Center University is offering free morning classes and a mortgage lender fair to teach people in our community about buying or owning a home. It is definitely a great opportunity to educate yourself about home finances so take advantage on Saturday October 20,2012 from 9:00AM-12:00PM.

Garrett Pressley Autism Resource Center's Road Race!

Garrett Pressley Autism Resource Center is holding their 7th annual Road Race on Saturday October 6, 2012. It will be taking place at Pop John Paul II in Dorchester, MA behind the Walgreens and Staples Mall in Neponset Circle. Registration for this event will begin at 9:30. Runners and walkers participating will be expected to start at 10:00am. This will be a great opportunity to meet some of the people in the community as well taking part in free food, games, and races. All proceeds go to supporting services for children and young adults with autism. Hope to see you all there!

Back-to-School Community Fabric Jamboree

It is the beginning of the academic year and school is back in session. Do you know how you should start off the year? With Mattapan United! Mattapan United is collaborating with Mattahut Elementary School and Mattahut-Wheelock Community Center to bring you Community Fabric Jamboree. With an appearance from TOUCH 106.1, Mattapan United is giving you hours of fun with healthy food, giveaways, performances, activities, moon bounce, and much more!

Join the Mattapan Community as we celebrate going BACK-TO-SCHOOL

Mattahut Wheelock Community Center > Read more

Thank you for visiting MyMattapan.org

MyMattapan.org is a community web portal dedicated to building social capital and increasing civic engagement in Mattapan. This community building tool was initiated by community partners as a launching pad to develop a site to connect people to people, people to resources & opportunities, people to groups & organizations. After our launch, we hope it will become your first stop for information about Mattapan. There will be more content to come in the near future, so stay tuned! Thank you for your interest & support.

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