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MAPS Plans Annual Meeting for October 24th in Cambridge

October 16, 2017

MAPS ANNUAL MEETING 2016-24The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 24th, from 6 to 8 PM in the second floor community center of its Cambridge Office, located at 1046 Cambridge St. MAPS members and the public are invited to attend and hear about the 47-year-old nonprofit health and social service organization’s accomplishments during the past year, and to take a first look at MAPS’ new website and updated logo. [→]

MAPS Announces a Series of Events in October to Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 3, 2017

IMG_6424The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) is joining this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) nationwide campaign throughout October with expanded outreach and events in Dorchester and Cambridge— encouraging community members to speak up against Domestic Violence. [→]

Free DACA Renewal Clinics

September 8, 2017

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MAPS Statement regarding the termination of DACA:

September 6, 2017

The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) is extremely disappointed and saddened by President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

This is highly successful program, which gave almost a million young people brought to this country as children peace of mind, and the opportunity to attend college and work legally, and thus to fully become active participants in American society and economy. [→]

Do you know someone who deserves a MAPS 2018 Award?

September 1, 2017

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The MAPS Annual Awards Gala is an opportunity for our communities to come together in a glamorous celebration of our many successes. It is also an evening where we honor five individuals/ organizations who’ve made outstanding contributions to the betterment of the lives of the Portuguese-speaking communities of Massachusetts.

We’ve recognized heads of businesses and organizations who value social responsibility, restless volunteers who choose to spend their free time helping others, community members dedicated to serving our communities, and many others. Now, we’re asking for your help in choosing the MAPS 2018 Award Recipients. [→]

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