Volunteer Information Session
Tuesday, February 4, 5:30-6:30pm
Location: Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building - Visitor Center
Do you love the Arboretum? Are you looking for a way to get involved? Come to an informal meet-and-greet and learn about our volunteer opportunities. Representatives from our volunteer groups will be available to share their experiences and answer your questions. Please call 617.384.5209 for additional information.
Boston Court Appointed Special Advocates is a Social Justice based non profit which offers volunteer opportunities to community members to work with under served children and youth in Foster Care. The volunteers are provided a free training to prepare them for advocacy work with one child/youth. The next Info session is on April 10, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. There is a need for volunteers from the Jamaica Plain and surrounding communities. Please visit our website and consider being a Champion for Children.
The Days of Reparations to African People is an annual, international speaking tour to raise white reparations to African (black) people and discuss how we as white people can be in genuine solidarity with African liberation. It is a campaign by the African Peoples Solidarity Committee and its mass organization, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, both founded and led by the African People’s Socialist Party. WHERE: First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist (6 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain)
WHEN: Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 7-9pm
Suggested Donation $5 - No one turned away for lack of funds
Keynote Speaker: Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party
Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee
Jesse Nevel, Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement
A Call to Build the Days of Reparations to African People
Share nature with children! The Arnold Arboretum is recruiting volunteers to lead life science programs for Boston school groups. Fall training starts on August 30. Attend an open house on August 2 to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Come to the Visitor Center at 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain 02130 from 10-11am. If you are friendly, enjoy the outdoors, and have some teaching experience, we want to talk to you!
Immerse yourself in the songs, colors, textures, and stories of Indigenous artists and their cultures from around the world at this free admission, family friendly festival. Since 1975, Cultural Survival's Bazaars have brought Indigenous artists from the US, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tibet, India, Nepal, China, and more! Buy finely embroidered tapestries and scarves; jewelry of silver, glass, and stone; aromatic woven natural fiber baskets; brilliantly colored paintings; handmade clothing; carved, knit, wire, and beaded animals; and much more. Listen to live Indigenous music, chat with Indigenous artists about their crafts and cultures, and celebrate the season with a beautiful memento of your local trip around the world. Free admission
10 minute walk from Harvard Square red line train station
Bus stops 68, 83 (Broadway @ Felton St.