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Last Chance to Reserve Seating for the MAPS 2017 Awards Gala on April 29

April 18, 2017

website_logoTime is running out to reserve your seats at the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) 2017 Awards Gala, to take place April 29 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. As excitement builds for the black-tie-optional fundraiser, the health and social services organization will keep accepting seating reservations until Friday, April 21. You can RSVP in person at the MAPS Cambridge Office (1046 Cambridge Street), call (617) 864-7600, or visit the MAPS website at www.maps-inc.org. After April 21, please call the office to inquire about available seating. [→]

MAPS to Receive “Access to Justice” Award at April 3rd MOVA Ceremony

March 30, 2017

The Massachusetts State House, Boston tourism destinationsThe Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) is being honored with the “Access to Justice Award” by the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) at the 2017 Victim Rights Month Awards Ceremony, scheduled for April 3. The award will be presented, according to a note sent to MAPS by MOVA, in recognition of the MAPS Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program’s “continuous strides over the past year in advocating for victims’ rights and services.” [→]

Assessment of Framingham Portuguese Speakers Indicates a Greater Need for Culturally Appropriate Social Services

March 21, 2017

framingham_1The Portuguese-speaking community in Framingham and surrounding areas need improved access to culturally and linguistically competent social services, with a special focus on health insurance enrollment, housing and job training, ESOL and domestic violence and sexual assault services. This is the main conclusion of the Framingham Community Needs Assessment Survey recently conducted by the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS). [→]

MAPS Announces 2017 Awards Gala Sponsors and Honorary Committee

March 16, 2017

website_logoPlans are well under way for the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) 2017 Awards Gala, which will be presented by four Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners: the Apres, Cafua, Couto and Riverside Management Groups. The black-tie-optional event will take place Saturday, April 29th, at the elegant Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. It will feature a Red Carpet arrival, cocktail reception, banquet, awards ceremony honoring distinguished community members and organizations, silent auction, entertainment and much more. [→]

MAPS Offices to close on Tuesday, March 13

March 13, 2017

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Due to the snowstorm expected tomorrow – Tuesday, March 14th – ALL MAPS offices will be closed.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. If you had an appointment scheduled, we will be contacting you to reschedule. Stay safe!

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