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.

Workers' Committee
Date to be announced
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Workers share their working experiences, work accidents, wages theft, no payment of overtime, among others. Come and share yours. Learn what is going at the state level. Get informed! Organized by the BWG Workers' rights project. For information or RSVP call 617-202-5775 or email lidiaf@verdeamarelo.org. View flyer.

Survey of Domestic Workers in the Brazilian Community in Massachusetts
February to May 2016
The Brazilian Women's Group (BWG) wants to know about your experience as a domestic worker in order to help us in our work of organizing and informing our community. Take the survey.

Open Space
Thursday, June 2 | at 6:30 pm
At Cambridge Health Alliance Union Square Family Health Center, 26 Central St, Somerville
How is our community's health? How are you? An informal and open conversation about our dreams, expectations, sadness and longings. Come and join the Brazilian Women's Group and the Clinic's medical staff. 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, June 16 | 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.

Domestic Workers Training
Saturday, June 11 | 1 to 4 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Learn about the history of the movement since its beginning until the signing of the Bill of Rights. Professional development with basic and practical lessons. The training will provide important information about your rights using dynamic and fun activities. Conducted in Portuguese. For more information call 617-202-5775 or emails: lydia@verdeamarelo.org or lidiaf@verdeamarelo.org.

Women's Tea Time
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.

21st Brazilian Independence Day Festival
September 6 to 11, 2016
Help, volunteer, give suggestions, join us. If you are a musician, an artist, sell Brazilian crafts or other products, email us at festival@verdeamarelo.org. The Organizing Committee meetings are open to the community. Call 617-202-5775 to learn when is the next meeting. Like us on Facebook.

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

The Brazilian Women's Group can help file DACA new cases and renewals, and inform about DACA extended and 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. More information.

Worker's Rights Clinic
Free Worker's Rights Clinic At Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
The Brazilian Women's Group can help you to understand your rights as a worker in the United States and the labor laws. We assist with labor complaints and refer cases to specialized lawyer. 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. See brochure (in Portuguese only).

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.

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.

Voter Registration
Are 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 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.

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