In the Boston Globe: Young adult novelist Erin Entrada Kelly isn’t afraid of the dark
For her newest novel, “Lalani of the Distant Sea,” Erin Entrada Kelly turned to her Filipino ancestry to craft a mythic tale of a young girl on an epic journey. The best-selling author won the Newbery Medal for “Hello Universe,” which is being adapted by Netflix for a movie. She will speak at noon Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Dewitt Center Gym as part of the annual Boston Book Festival.
On Universal Hub: Several chances to catch at-large council candidates in forums this month
By adamg on Tue, 10/01/2019 – 10:58am The Cedar Grove Civic Association holds a forum for the eight candidates vying for four at-large seats on the Boston City Council 7 p.m. tonight at Florian Hall, 55 Hallett St. in Dorchester. Other forums for at-large candidates this month: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Environmental League of Massachusetts, BPL main library in […]
In the Boston Globe: Older Bostonians gather in Roxbury to plot the next chapter in their working lives
The event was the first of three sessions the city has planned to help older residents land their next job. The next workshop is planned for Oct. 5 and will help participants perfect their resumes, improve job search skills, and prepare for interviews. On Oct. 19, the city is hosting a job fair for older residents. Both events will also be at the Dewitt Center.
On Accesswire/Yahoo News: Cannabis Doctor, Nurse, Dispensary Owner and Commissioner to Discuss Marijuana at Boston Community Center
Three of the nation’s leading African American cannabis medicine practitioners and business leaders are coming to Boston to talk about marijuana in one of the city’s communities most disproportionately harmed by the War on Drugs.