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Newsletter: June 27
The Brazilian Women’s Group is thrilled to announce that Governor Deval Patrick will sign the Massachusetts Domestic Workers Bill of Rights into law on July 2nd at 1 pm. Everyone is invited to witness this historic moment! Read more Read More.

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights: Series of Trainings
Presented by GBLS attorney Lydia Edwards.
Training for Trainees on Monday, September 8th at 12 pm. Open to providers interested in knowing more about this important piece of legislation.
Training for Domestic Workers on Friday September 19th at 6:30 pm. 
Training for employers on Wednesday, September 24th at 6:30 pm.
At the Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton.
Space limited, please call Lydia Simas at 617-202-5775 or send email to lydia@verdeamarelo.org to RSVP or for more information. 

Popcorn Show: Documented (2013)
Friday, September 12 | 7:00 pm
At St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center – Suites 3 and 4
736 Cambridge St., Brighton

The critically-acclaimed biographical film was written, directed and produced by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who began working on the film shortly before June 2011, when he revealed that he is undocumented in a personal essay for the New York Times Magazine, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” and launched Define American. In English, free and open to the public.

Free Family and Immigration Legal Clinic
Thursday, September 18 | 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.

Deferred Action (DACA) Help
On Saturdays
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton

The Brazilian Women's Group can help file new cases and renewals. $25 suggested donation for each student. By appointment only, please email daca@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775.

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.

Car Seat Training and Educational Session
Wednesday, October 8 | 6:30 pm
Brazilian Women's Group - 697 Cambridge St. #106, Brighton
Did you know that all children under the age of 8 must be properly restrained? Motor Vehicle crashes are the #1 cause of death among Brazilian children between the ages of 1 and 24. This is preventable with the proper use of car seats and seat belts! Light refreshments and free car seats for your children until age 8! RSVP with Rebekah at 857-218-3526.

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.

ESL Classes
Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday, from 9am to 5pm at the BWG office. No appointment needed. Walk-ins welcome. Ask for Maria Lourdes Silva. For information email us at cidadania@verdeamarelo.org or call 617-202-5775. In partnership with the AmeriCorps program. See flyer.

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.