Climate Change: Heading for Extinction

Have you heard about Extinction Rebellion Boston’s solidarity actions on the #NoEastieSubstation campaign?

Want to learn more about XR and how they are using civil disobedience to fight the climate and ecological emergency?

Join us live, in person, as we share the latest climate science, debunk corporate lies about how “the system is working on it,” and invite you to join the movement and help turn the tide. Humanity needs you!

GreenRoots is near the Chelsea stop on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail, also accessible by the SL3 bus line and and a very efficient 111 bus connection from Haymarket.

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Chelsea Movie Night

🍿 This summer in Chelsea, movie night under the stars.
Join us on ✨Thursdays at 8 pm ✨ for a FREE outdoor family movie night. Bring your chairs and blanket! Free popcorn.
🎞August 3 – 👉Minions: The Rise of Gru
Location: Clark Ave School Amphitheater, 8 Clark Avenue
🎞August 10 – 👉Star Wars: A New Hope
Location: Clark Ave School Amphitheater, 8 Clark Avenue
🎞August 17 – 👉Secret Life of Pets 1
Location: Chelsea Housing Authority, 79 Burma Road, Prattville
Presented by the Chelsea Public LibraryChelsea Senior Center, and #chelsearecreation_ma
🍿 Este verano en Chelsea, noche de cine bajo las estrellas.
Apúntate ✨ los jueves a las 8 pm ✨ para una noche de cine familiar al aire libre GRATIS. ¡Trae silla y manta! Palomitas de maíz gratis.
🎞3 de agosto – 👉Minions: El ascenso de Gru
Ubicación: Anfiteatro de la escuela Clark Ave, 8 Clark Avenue
🎞10 de agosto – 👉Star Wars: Una Nueva Esperanza
Ubicación: Anfiteatro de la escuela Clark Ave, 8 Clark Avenue
🎞17 de agosto – 👉La vida secreta de las mascotas 1

Ubicación: Autoridad de Vivienda de Chelsea, 79 Burma Road, Prattville
Presentado por the Chelsea Public Library, Senior Center, y #chelsearecreation_m

Bridges Homeward (Formerly Cambridge Family & Children’s Service) is Hiring


Join our supportive team environment today!

Learn more about our open positions or how we invest in our staff:

Open Positions:

Healthy Families Home Visitors  

The Home Visitor works with first time parents under the age 23 from birth until the child turns 3 years old. Through attuned interactions, HFM staff encourage participants at their own pace to develop the knowledge, skills, and support networks that will enable them to be strong, resilient parents with access to the resources needed to successfully manage their lives and be the best advocates for themselves and their children.

Position Requirements: High School Degree and bilingual.  Car is required. Position is hybrid and out of our Charlestown location.  Role serves families in the Harbor Area

Intensive Foster Care Family Resource Coordinator

The Family Resource Coordinator/Social Worker for Intensive Foster Care is a member of our Bridges Homeward Family Services/IFC Team responsible for recruitment, assessment, training and support of foster parents in our Intensive Foster Care Program

Position Requirements:  Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with relevant child welfare experience. This position is full time and requires a car. Position is hybrid out of our Cambridge location

                Family Specialist, Developmental Disabilities Program

The Family Support Specialist is a member of Bridges Homeward’s Developmental Disabilities Program team, and assists families, children, youth and adult family members referred by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) in developing life skills, setting and achieving goals, assisting in accessing resources needed to obtain goals, engaging in activities in the community, and working on behavioral and educational challenges.

Position Requirements: Spanish Speaking preferred . Bachelor’s degree. 3 years’ experience working with families, children and adults with developmental disabilities may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of 1 year’s experience in working with families, children and adults with developmental disabilities. The position is full time and requires a car.  Position is hybrid out of our Cambridge location.

Direct Support Provider/Skills Trainers positions are part time and are part of our co-employment model with families in our Developmental Disability Program. Their primary responsibility it to assist individuals who are living in their home in improving their life skills and gaining more independence. They may help individuals to schedule appointments and to arrange for transportation for the appointments. They may help them apply for benefits or employment. Most importantly, they will help the individual be involved in community activities. Hours and goals vary based on the needs of the individual and their budget provided by the state. Current opportunities:

Waltham: Opportunity to work with a sweet, funny, shy young woman who is 22 years old, on the Autism Spectrum, living in Waltham with her parents and her dog and cat. She loves arts and crafts, drawing and painting, board games and playing cards, clothes shopping and everything Disney! Seeking a responsible, engaging person with experience working with people with special needs who will be a skills trainer/companion for this young woman. Job entails accompanying this client on community outings as well as participating in fun activities with her at her home. Goals are to help her develop her social and community skills and to increase her independence with activities of daily living. Flexible weekday daytime hours: three 3-4 hour shifts to start with.


Waltham: Opportunity to work with an intelligent young adult who is looking for help with emotional regulation, executive functioning skills, and making social connections. Ideal candidate is patient, kind, and calm. Candidate must have experience working with individuals with disabilities. Ideally, the candidate has experience developing healthy coping skills and dealing with emotional de-escalation. 3 hours/week, weekends preferred. Waltham, MA.

Arlington: Sassy, smart, caring older women looking for someone to work with her a couple hours a week. She is looking for someone that is social and active with experience of working with people with different abilities. She would like someone that can help her with activities out in the community such as going to doctor’s appointments, going food shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat while out with her worker. Her favorite thing to do on a nice afternoon is going to Starbucks to enjoy some coffee and the weather. Candidate must have a reliable transportation and able to drive in the evening. She would also really appreciate a worker that is patient and able to assist her with scheduling doctor’s appointments. She is looking for someone to work 8 hours a week, preferably Mondays and Fridays in the afternoons. Arlington, MA. Competitive rate.

Concord: Seeking a mature person (male or female) with some experience to be a Direct Support Provider to our adult son who is 37yrs old with Down Syndrome. He is quiet and shy at first, but he likes watching detective shows, doing art projects, and having indoor visits. A goal is to expand these interest to outdoor activities someday. Outdoor activities can be a simple lunch outing or art projects outside. 3 to 6 hours a week at $20/hour. Reliable transportation needed.


Click here to see and apply for open positions at Bridges Homeward.

MGH Youth Zone 2023 Summer Camp

MGH Youth Zone is happy to announce that we will be hosting our annual Summer Camp Program from July 10 – August 11! I have attached our registration forms to this email, along with a flyer and calendar of events to this email for you to distribute to your families.
Our program runs Monday through Friday from 8:30am-3:30pm. It costs $30/week, and we have scholarship opportunities available for interested families. Our program is for ages 9-17. We have many fun and engaging activities planned including community guest speakers, field trips, arts & crafts, cooking activities, and lots of time outside.
Forms can be emailed to myself and/or our program manager, Mike ( They can also be dropped off in person at 300 Broadway Revere MA. In addition to the forms, we will need a copy of their most recent physical and immunization record.
Thank you for being a resource for our program and sharing our information with your families. Our After School Program has been a success after being closed for several years due to COVID, and we are excited to see what the summer brings! Please let me know if you have any questions!
Kayrin Brower

CHS Arts Night Out!

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