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DACA Legal Assistance - Renewals only ongoing until October 2nd, 2017
By appointment only
At Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton

The Brazilian Women's Group can help file DACA renewals. If you have DACA and your work permit expires by March 5, 2018, do not waste time, renew it now. You have until October 5, 2017 to renew your DACA for two years more. Sponsored by the Brazilian Women's Group and Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers. $25 suggested donation per student. For information and make an appointment please email contact@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775.

Immigration Information Session: Know Your Rights and DACA assistance
Wednesday, September 20 | at 6:30 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
For newly arrived families and for families of children who crossed the border alone. With attorneys Nancy Kelly and John Willshire, from GBLS and the Harvard Immigration Project. Bring all documents related to the case. For information call BWG at 617-202-5775.

DACA Clinic
Thursday, September 21st | 7-9 pm
At Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) - 1046 Cambridge St. Cambridge.
By appointment only. Call 617-864-7600. In partnership with the Brazilian Women’s Group and Massa Viana law office.

How to Open a Small Business – Training and Workshop
Thursday, October 19 | at 6:30 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Learn how to start your own business, hear from experts how to navigate the city bureaucracy and if funds are available, what kind of documentation do you need and what kind of business you can open. In partnership with the City of Boston’s Small business bureau. Registration is required. Suggested donation of $25. For information call Lidia Ferreira at 617-202-5775 ext. 12.

Open Space
Tuesday, October 24 | 6:30 pm
At Cambridge Health Alliance Union Square Family Health Center
26 Central St, Somerville

Neuro coach Silvania Quirino will talk about mindfulness as an alternative tool to prevent stress. Support: Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers and Somerville Health Foundation. Light refreshments. For information call BWG at 617-202-5775 or the Union Square Family Health Center at 617-665-3370.

Free Family and Immigration Legal Clinic
Thursday, October 26 | 5:30 to 7:30 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
With Attorney Hannah Krispin on family/domestic relations issues and immigration. Sponsored by the Brazilian Women's Group and Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers & MAPS. By appointment only, please call 617-202-5775.

Citizenship & ESL Classes
CitizenshipAre you qualified to become an American citizen? Do you want or need help to fill out the naturalization forms and to study for the test? Talk to us: cidadania@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775. Do you know that Brazilians are the second largest group in naturalization ceremonies? Make a difference! Become an American citizen! See chart. ESL classes are held every Tuesday at 6 pm and at 7:30 pm.

Voter Registration
CitizenshipAre you an American citizen and not registered to vote? We can help. We have forms in English and Portuguese. Walk-in. It doesn't take more than 5 minutes. You can also register to vote online.

Become a BWG member
Join us! Your participation helps make us a stronger organization in advocating for the rights of immigrants, and helps us better serve the needs of our community. You will also receive information and invitations to participate in events, trainings, campaigns and more! More information.

BWG on the Air Waves
Estação Mulher, the Brazilian Women’s Group radio show. Every Saturday, 11-12 PM at WESX 1230 AM. Interviews, opinion, ideas, an open dialogue with our community. Be a part of Estação Mulher! Call in to participate live (617-884-1230) Tune in or listen on line at www.wesx1230am.com. Click here to listen to past radio shows.

Massachusetts Domestic Workers Coalition
The Brazilian Women's Group is a proud member of the Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers (MCDW). Please join us and the Coalition's workers' council to empower and organize domestic workers, implement the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, and educate helpers and employers about this important law. For more information email lydia@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775. Like us on Facebook.

Job Opportunities
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