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Newsletter: January 16
This is the year the Brazilian Women’s Group celebrates its 20th anniversary! Twenty years of creating community! In 1995, when a group of Brazilian immigrant women started meeting, they had no idea they would come this far. All they wanted at the time was to talk about longing for their loved ones still living back home while sharing their immigrant experience with each other. What was it like to be a woman, a Brazilian, an immigrant in such a different environment? Read more Read More.

Workers’ Committee Training Series
Friday, March 20 | 6:30 pm
At: Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
This month topic is discrimination and harassment in the work place. Presented by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD). Organized by the BWG Workers’ rights project. For information or RSVP call 617-202-5775 or email lidiaf@verdeamarelo.org. Veja o flyer.

Women's Tea Time
Friday, March 20 | 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.

Free Family and Immigration Legal Clinic
Thursday, April 2 | 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 and DAPA Legal Clinics
March 18, April 15, and May 6 | 3:00 to 6:00 pm
By appointment only
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. 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.

An evening with Ai-Jen Poo and the MA Coalition for Domestic Workers
Wednesday, April 1 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
At 1199 SEIU, 150 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester

For the release of Ai-Jen Poo’s new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America, and to celebrate April 1, 2015—the day that the Massachusetts Domestic Workers Bill of Rights becomes law! In her book, Ai-jen Poo points to bold solutions that can help us better care for our loved ones as they age—and create millions of good jobs in the process. Please join us for this conversation and to celebrate the workers and organizations that made our new law possible. This event is part of the Caring Across America tour of 16 cities to build a movement to change how we care in the U.S. A $25 donation gets you a copy of Ai-Jen’s book! (Proceeds go to the MA Coalition for Domestic Workers). More information.

International Workers’ Day March and Rally
Friday, May 1st | at 5 pm
At Chelsea City Hall

March rally starts at 4 pm from Chelsea, East Boston and Everett City Halls. March with the Brazilian Women’s Group. For more information call 617-202-5775. More details to come.

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.