What's Going On

REAL ID in Massachusetts
On March 26 the REAL ID will be active in Massachusetts. This means that the Department of Motor Vehicle will ask for new requirements to issue driver' s licenses. Be aware of what they are. Read more.

Free Family and Immigration Legal Clinic
Wednesday, March 22 | 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.

Open Space
Tuesday, March 27 | 6:30 pm
At Cambridge Health Alliance Union Square Family Health Center
26 Central St, Somerville

Paulo Torrens will talk about How to break the stigma around Addiction. A open and free conversation about things that make us sad and happy. 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.

2nd Digaai Brazilian Film Series: "Diary, Letters, Revolutions"
Friday, April 6 | 7:00 pm
At Espaço Digaaí - 151b Pearl Street, Boston

Screening of "Diário de uma Busca" (Diary, Letters, Revolutions). Director Flavia Castro tells the story of her father, Brazilian activist Celso Afonso Gay de Castro, whose life was intertwined with the political struggles that shattered Latin America starting in the 1960s. Organized by the Brazilian Women’s Group, Espaço Digaaí and MIT professor Ana Paulo Hirano, and the support of the Consulate of Brazil in Boston. Free and open to the public. Spoken in Portuguese with captions in English.

KYR Information Session on Immigration
Tuesday, Apri 10 | 4:00 pm to 7:00 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. See flyer.

Home Buying 101
Tuesday, April 17 | 6:00 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
All you need to know about buying your first home. Introduction to home ownership, financing, home inspection, contract and closing process, first time home buyer loan, homeowner insurance. With real estate attorney Plinio De Goes. For information call BWG at 617-202-5775. See flyer.

International Workers’ Day
On Tuesday, May 1st march with the BWG and hundreds of organizations and unions for worker’s rights. See flyer for details.

Important Documents
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office published important documents: Guide for Families Impacted by Federal Immigration Policies, Emergency Planning Guide for Parents with Uncertain Immigration Status, and Avoiding Immigration Scams. Get Informed!

23rd Brazilian Independence Day Festival in Boston
The 23nd Brazilian Independence Day Festival in Boston will be held on September 4 to 9, 2018. Call 617-202-5775 for information on how to have a food, information and craft or arts table at the Outdoor Festival. Visit the Festival site and like the Festival Facebook page for updates.

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