Community Calendar

Upcoming Events:

MAPS Free Walk-In Health Clinic: July 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
MAPS Board of Directors Meeting: July 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Q & A with GLEAN and MAPS: July 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
MAPS Free Walk-In Health Clinic: July 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm

What's New at MAPS?

MAPS Volunteer Brings her Brazilian Art to the State House

July 15, 2015

MargaretteeOur talented, dear friend and volunteer Margarette Mattos will show her incredible artwork in a Solo Exhibit at the Massachusetts  State House! Don’t miss the opportunity to see beautiful Brazilian iron ore art on canvas from July 20 to July 31. MAPS is proud to sponsor the Opening Reception on Monday, July 20th, from 3pm-5pm, and everybody is welcome. Find out more at


MAPS Receives New 5-Year Grant from CDC for HIV Prevention and Screening Services

July 14, 2015

MAPS Health EducatorsThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), part of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded a new 5-year grant to the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS), a private, non-profit health and social service organization, in the amount of $702,501 per year for prevention and testing of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The grant runs from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020 and will support the agency’s HIV/STI Prevention and Screening Services Program. [→]

Save the Date – April 9th, 2016! MAPS Announces New Venue for Next Year’s Awards Gala

July 7, 2015

sonesta_exteriorFollowing on the heels of its most recent successful Awards Gala this past April, the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) has already reserved a new venue for its 2016 Awards Gala, to be held on Saturday, April 9th. For the first time ever, the private, non-profit organization’s fundraising event will take place at the Royal Sonesta Boston, located at 40 Edwin H Land Blvd. in Cambridge. [→]

40th Cape Verde Independence Festival in Boston

July 1, 2015

The 4th of July is an important day for the US, but also for Cape Verde!

Come celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Independence of Cape Verde at the Boston City Hall, from 12 PM to 7 PM, on the 4th, and take part of the Flag Raising Ceremony on the 6th of July, at 12 PM, at the Boston City Hall Plaza.

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MAPS Invites the Community to Join its Float at the June 13 Boston Pride

June 10, 2015

PrintThe Boston Pride Week is on, and the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) is finalizing the preparation of its float for the Pride Parade, to take place Saturday, June 13, in Boston. Maintaining a tradition of many years, the MAPS float will be the last on the parade, bringing the fun, family-friendly event to a grand finale. [→]

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