What's Going On

This is the year the Brazilian Women’s Group celebrates 20 years of creating community! It is amazing what 20 years of grassroots work accomplishes. And YOU are part of this history. Come and celebrate with us. Join us at one of our events, give to BWG, volunteer and, above all, be that voice in the community! Read more Read More.

Brazilian Women’s Group 3rd Annual Membership Meeting
Friday, October 23 | 6:30 pm
At St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
736 Cambridge St., Brighton 02135

Do you know who we are? Would you like to join? Culture, politics, immigrant rights, leadership in cleaning without toxic products, and much more. Stop by and you’ll understand what we stand for! Share with us your vision on how to attract greater participation of the community! Everyone can participate, but only Brazilian women can vote.

Training: All you need to know about Immigrants and Public Benefits:
An update for community providers

New Date: Monday October 26, 2015 | 9:30 am
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Which immigrants are eligible for cash benefits and food stamp/SNAP. When can receiving benefits cause problems with immigration? When are benefits applicants and recipients entitles to free interpreter services? With Naomi Meyer, senior attorney, Welfare Law Unit, Greater Boston Legal Services. Please RSVP by October 21st, 2015 at 617-202-5775 or mulherbrasileira@verdeamarelo.org. Training will be conducted in English. View flyer.

Free Family and Immigration Legal Clinic
Thursday, October 29 | 5:00 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.

Open Space
Thursday, November 5th | 6:30 pm
At Cambridge Health Alliance Union Square Family Health Center, 26 Central St, Somerville
How is our community’s health? An informal and open conversation about our fears, expectations, anxieties, dreams and illusions. Come and join the Brazilian Women’s Group and the Clinic’s medical staff. Support: Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers e da Somerville Health Foundation. Light refreshments. For information call BWG at 617-202-57756 or the Union Square Family Health Center at 617-665-3370. View flyer.

Popcorn Show – The Second Mother
Friday, November 13th | 7 pm
At: St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Rooms 5 and 6
St. Margareth Pavillon - 736 Cambridge St., Brighton

Directed by Anna Muylaert, “The Second Mother” (2015) stars Regina Casé as Val, a live-in housekeeper for a wealthy family in São Paulo, has helped bring up their 17-year-old son Fabinho (Michel Joelsas). She loves him as her own and he adores her. But Val's work comes at a price. Winner Berlin Film Festival Audience Award and Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Acting. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Suggested donation: $10 to help with the costs of the film.
View the film's website. Watch the trailer. View flyer.

Women's Tea Time
Next date to be announced
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
An evening of fun and good company! Join us. For information, email lidiaf@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775.

Workers’ Committee
Next date to be announced
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
The workers’ committee meets every month to discuss workers’ rights related issues and organizes trainings and round table discussions. Join us! For more information call Lidia Ferreira at 617-202-5775 ext12 or email her at lidiaf@verdeamaelo.org.

DACA and DAPA Legal Clinics
Next date to be announced
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton

With Attorney Julio Henríquez from La Offices of Julio Henríquez. The Brazilian Women's Group can help file DACA new cases and renewals, and inform about DAPA requirements. 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. By appointment only. More information.

Free Worker's Rights Clinic
Free Worker's Rights Clinic Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton

In partnership with Jobs with Justice, Justice@Work, Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers and Greater Boston Legal Services. Please call 617-202-5775 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome. View flyer.

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!. Read More.

BWG on the Air Waves
Estação Mulher, the Brazilian Women’s Group radio show. Every Saturday, 11-12 PM at WJDA 1300 AM. Interviews, opinion, ideas, an open dialogue with our community. Be a part of Estação Mulher! Call in to participate live (617-884-1388) Tune in or listen on line at www.wjda1300am.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 Domestic Workers Coalition (MDWC). Please join us and the Coalition members in advocating for a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. For more information email dw@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775

Job Opportunities
Are you looking for work? Read about many jobs listings here.

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. In partnership with the AmeriCorps program. See flyer.