What's New at MAPS?
December 6, 2016
Under 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. [→]
December 6, 2016
Our 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.
November 30, 2016
The 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. [→]
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.
||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.
||Donate $25, and you will be helping us support a recent immigrant facing linguistic and cultural barriers on their everyday life.
||For only $50, you’ll be supporting someone who wants to know their HIV/ STI status and keep themselves, their loved ones, and our communities safe and healthy.
||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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