What's Going On

Free Tax Services
Saturdays: February 18, March 18, April 8
10 am to 4 pm

At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
The Brazilian Women’s Group will help you to get your tax preparation for free if you worked in 2016 and earned less than $54,000. See list of documents you need to bring. By appointment only. Call 617-202-5775. View flyer.

Workers' Committee
Thursday, February 9 | at 6:30 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Do you want to know more about your rights as a worker in Massachusetts? Did you work but did not get paid? Did you work over 40 hours/week and did not receive overtime? All these questions and many more can be answered during the workers’ committee meeting. Workers will discuss the new project they intent to take on in the next months. It is important to know that your immigration status does not interfere with your right to be paid for work done. If you work, you must be paid. For information call opr email Lidia Ferreira at lidiaf@verdeamarelo.org, 617-202-5775 ext 12.

Immigration Information Session: Know Your Rights
Wednesday, February 22 | 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.

Women's Tea Time
Friday, February 27 | at 6:30 pm
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.

Open Space
Tuesday, February 28 | 6:30 pm
At Cambridge Health Alliance Union Square Family Health Center
26 Central St, Somerville

This month the topic will be How to accomplish your goals in life, with coach Sibia Keila, and yoga with instructor Maria Tereza. 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, March 9 | 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.

DACA Help
By appointment only
At Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton

The Brazilian Women's Group can help file DACA renewals. Sponsored by the Brazilian Women's Group and Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers. $25 suggested donation per student. For information and to make an appointment please email contact@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775. More information.

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. And every Sunday at 7 PM on WBCA 102.9 FM. 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 or listen on the radio 102.9 FM. 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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