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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs through October 15, 2021 in the United States.

The period recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States.

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COMEDY IN THE PARK - Every Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. through November 27

This is a family-friendly comedy show at Columbus Park, Atlantic Ave. in Boston. For comedians, if you want to do a spot, please reserve through the comedian ticket portal. Select a date, then ticket and choose comedian. For more information, Click HERE.

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BOSTON RALLY TO DEFEND ABORTION RIGHTS - Saturday, October 2 | 12:00 Noon

It's time to stand up! Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court begins a new session that will include a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, a coalition of organizations dedicated to reproductive health, rights and justice are joining together to demonstrate clearly and unequivocally that we will not allow abortion to be outlawed. The abortion ban in Texas shows what’s at stake for this moment. We're rallying to show that we will fight to protect, defend and expand access to abortion for everyone, no matter what. Join us at Franklin Park Playstead, Pierpoint Rd. in Dorchester. Marches will be held throughout the United States. To register, Click HERE.

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MAKANDA PROJECT MULTIPLE PERCUSSION EDITION - Saturday, October 2 | 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Given the uncertainly of indoor performances this fall, the Makanda Project has scheduled another outdoor concert at the First Church in Roxbury, 10 Putnam St. in Roxbury. This concert will revive the group's “multiple percussion edition,” with Yoron Israel and Warren Smith, both playing drums and other percussion instruments.

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SCORE'S FOUNDATION OF A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS SERIES

Starting Your Small Business - Thursday, October 7 | 12:00 Noon

Starting a small business requires more knowledge, skills, perseverance and planning than meets the eye. Save valuable time and money starting here! This 2-hour workshop will help you clearly understand the details, challenges, opportunities and rewards of owning and operating your own business. To register, Click HERE.

Preparing a Business Plan: The Simpler Way - Thursday, October 14 | 12:00 Noon

A business plan is the foundation for a successful business. Preparing one does not have to be overwhelming. This webinar will walk you through why a business plan is needed and how to prepare one. To register, Click HERE.

Building a Startup Budget - Thursday, October 28 | 12:00 Noon

A startup budget will tell you how much cash you need to launch your business and how much cash you will need before you will make a profit. Preparing an annual operating budget is essential for all businesses. This webinar will walk your through a startup budget and an annual operating budget. To register, Click HERE.



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MEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE 2021: HOLDING OURSELVES, ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY ACCOUNTABLE
Thursday and Friday, October 28 and 29 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Join The Dinner Group’s annual Men of Color Conference at Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza in Boston. This year we will focus on Accountability - Ourselves, Organizations and Society. During this two-day conference we will reflect on the past 17 months and take stock on what has been accomplished, lessons learned and remaining areas of opportunity. You will have the opportunity to broaden your network, gain industry insights and hear from individuals that are making a significant, positive impact on communities of color. For tickets, Click HERE.

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RELIEF FUNDS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Mayor Kim Janey announced that the City of Boston will launch two relief funds for small businesses to aid business owners in their reopening and recovery from COVID-19. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund and the Small Business Relief Fund 2.0 represent a joint $9.4 million investment into local businesses and workers in neighborhoods across the city from new FY22 operating investments and the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Click HERE for an online application.

For more information, Click HERE.

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Join us every other Tuesday for Tea Sipping Tuesday, a virtual event that features a wellness check in using PIES (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Spiritual). We will also engage in tea talks, meet guest speakers, share resources and answer any of your questions. Have a cup of your favorite tea and join us for an hour of relaxation and insight. To register, Click HERE.