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Brazilian Women’s Group statement about the federal administration ”zero tolerance” policy. Read more.

3rd Digaaí Brazilian Film Series: "Gonzaga from Father to Son"
Friday, January 18 | 7:00 pm
At Espaço Digaaí - 151b Pearl Street, Boston

“Gonzaga de Pai pra Filho” (Gonzaga from Father to Son, 2012), directed by Breno Silveira, with Chambinho do Acordeon and Júlio Andrade is based on the biography of singers and composers Luiz Gonzaga and Gonzaguinha. The III Mostra Digaaí screens Brazilian Films every first Friday of the month, but for January, to promote debates aimed at generating an awareness about the different identities that exist in Boston. This event is organized by the Brazilian Women’s Group, Espaço Digaaí with the support of the Consulate of Brazil in Boston, and presented by curator Alan Oliveira. Free and open to the public. Spoken in Portuguese with captions in English.

Arts Workshop
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Monthly gatherings that work on alternative activities aimed at alleviating our daily tensions. Call 617-202-5775 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

Family and Immigration Legal Clinic
Wednesday, January 30 | 5:30 pm 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. See flyer.

Legal Assistance and Information Session on Immigration
First week of February | 2pm to 5pm
At Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
For mothers who have been separated from their children, newly arrived families, for families of children who crossed the border alone, individuals arrested by ICE and those being monitored by immigration. 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.

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!

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! See flyer. 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.