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Upcoming Events:

Workers' Rights Clinic: December 7, 2016 - 4:00 pm
FRAMINGHAM// Free Walk-In Health Clinic: December 8, 2016 - 4:00 pm
BRIGHTON// Free Walk-In Health Clinic: December 9, 2016 - 4:00 pm
LOWELL// Free Walk-In Health Clinic: December 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm

What's New at MAPS?

Community Comes Together to Commemorate World AIDS Day with MAPS in Cambridge

December 6, 2016

part-of-the-maps-hiv-sti-teamUnder the theme #LivingPositively, more than 50 community members, staff, volunteers and friends attended the World AIDS Day commemoration event put together by the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) on December 2nd at the organization’s Cambridge Office (1046 Cambridge Street).

Highlights of the event, which featured fun games and prizes, delicious food, multimedia presentations and a recognition of the organization’s volunteers, were the powerful testimonies of Deidre Alessio, a nurse practitioner at the Cambridge Health Alliance, and Ramon, a community member who has been #LivingPositively with HIV for 20 years now. [→]

Support for victims of the East Cambridge Fire

December 6, 2016

fire-dec-3-2016Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the December 3 fire in East Cambridge.

This Tuesday, December 6, from 8:30 am to 5 pm, the City is hosting a Fire Recovery Resource Center on the 2nd floor of Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave. 


The public can donate to the Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund online at cambridgema.gov/firefund or by sending a check to:

Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund
Cambridge City Hall
795 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139


December 1, 2016

Today, December 1st, we pause to mark World AIDS Day. We celebrate the many advances that we collectively have made towards stopping the AIDS epidemic and honor all of those in the past who have sacrificed and worked hard to help us get to this point.

The MAPS HIV/STI Services team is planning a wonderful World AIDS Day event for tomorrow at 6PM at the MAPS Cambridge Office at 1046 Cambridge St., and we hope that you can join us. Please call (617) 864-7600 or (617) 787-0557 for more information, or read the full press release here.


MAPS Announces New Board of Directors Officers

November 30, 2016

MAPS_Board_Members_Feb_2016The Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) has announced the election of its four officers for 2016 to 2018. Three women and one man representing the Brazilian, Cabo Verdean and Portuguese communities will be leading the Board of Directors of the private, non-profit health and social services organization. [→]

Today is #GivingTuesday!

November 29, 2016



Today is #GivingTuesday, a global event that marks the beginning of the Holiday season, and people all over the world are showing their support for local nonprofit organizations just like MAPS!



By making a tax-deductible donation to MAPS today of any amount, you will be doing your part in helping us build a more successful, healthier and stronger Portuguese-speaking community. 


heart Every donation counts. With as little as $5, you will be providing a nutritious meal to one of the many elders who attend our Senior Center.
heart Donate $25and you will be helping us support a recent immigrant facing linguistic and cultural barriers on their everyday life.
heart For only $50you’ll be supporting someone who wants to know their HIV/ STI status and keep themselves, their loved ones, and our communities safe and healthy.
heart If you donate $100, you’ll be helping our advocates create and implement a safety plan with a victim/ survivor of domestic and/ or sexual violence.

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