Winter 2016 Events

Health Insurance Enrollment

ACHI's certified application counselors continue to enroll people into the various state health insurance programs at our office located at 33 Mount Vernon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02108. Health Educational Sessions

Topic: Cardiovascular Health Education
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street Boston
Date: March 23, 2015
Time: 1:30PM
Topic: Cervical and Prostate Cancer Prevention
Venue: YMCA of greater Boston- 3 Center Plaza Boston
Date: March 15, 2016
Time: 1:30-2:30PM, 6:30-7:30PM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: March 9, 2016
Time: 2:00-3:00PM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: March 8, 2016
Time: 9:30AM-1:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: March 2, 2016
Time: 2:00-3:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: March 1, 2016
Time: 9:30AM - 1:00PM
Topic:Cancer Awareness Community Forum
Venue: St. Katherine Drexel Church, 517 Blue Hill Ave., Dorchester
Date: February 21, 2016
Time: 2:00-4:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue: Emmanuel Discipleship Church, Boston
Date: January 31, 2016
Time: 5:00-6:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue: Hallkeen Senior living, Boston
Date: January 12, 2016
Time: 1:00-3:00PM

Fall 2015 Events

Health Educational Sessions
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue: Holy Cross Cathedral (Ethiopian Mass), 1400 Washington Street, Boston
Date: December 27, 2015
Time: 3:30PM
Topic: Breast and Colorectal Cancer Workshop
Venue: YMCA of Greater Boston, 3 Center Plaza, Boston
Date: December 8, 2015
Time: 1:30-2:30pm, 6:30-7:30PM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue: Mattapan Public Library
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Time: 1:00PM
Topic: Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Time: 9:30-1:00PM
Topic: Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston Date: Monday, November 16, 2015 Time: 1:45-3:00PM
Topic: Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Time: 9:30-1:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention and Cardiovascular Health
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: Monday, November 9, 2015
Time: 1:45-3:00PM
Menís Health Network Health Fair and Community Screening Event
Venue: Lowell Community Health Center
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 8:30AM-1:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention and Cardiovascular Health
Venue: Jewish Vocational Services, 75 Federal Street, Boston
Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Time: 9:30AM-1:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue: Fresh Pond Apartment
Date: Monday, November 2, 2015
Time: 5:30PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue: Field's Corner Public Library
Date: Monday, October 26, 2015
Time: 1:00PM

Winter 2015 Events

Health Insurance Enrollment

ACHI's certified application counselors continue to enroll people into the various state health insurance programs at our office located at 101 Tremont Street, Suite 415, Boston, MA 02108.

Health Educational Sessions at Jewish Vocational Service
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Monday, January 12, 2015
Time:  1:30PM

Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time:  11:30AM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Monday, January 26, 2015
Time:  1:30PM

Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Time:  10:30AM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Monday, February 09, 2015
Time:  1:30PM

Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time:  10:30AM

Outreach and Health Educational Sessions at Fresh Pond Apartments
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Fresh Pond Apartments, 364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge
Date:  Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time:  1:00PM

Venue:Fresh Pond Apartments, 364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge
Date:  Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time:  1:00PM

Health Educational Sessions at Boston Public Libraries
Topic: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Venue:Field's Corner Library, 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester
Date:  Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time:  5:30PM

Venue:Dudley Library, 364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge
Date:  Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Time:  4:00PM

Venue:Mattapan Library, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan
Date:  Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time:  2:00PM

Health Educational Sessions
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:Ethiopian Mass (Holy Cross Cathedral), 1400 Washington Street, Boston
Date:  February 08, 2015
Time:  3:30PM
Fall 2014 Events
Outreach and Health Educational Sessions at ACEDONE

Venue:ACEDONE, 18 John Eliot Square, Boston
Date:  Friday, September 5, 2014
Time:  5:00PM

Venue:ACEDONE, 18 John Eliot Square, Boston
Date:  Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time:  11:30AM

Health Educational Sessions
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:Congolese Development Center, 20 Wheeler Street, Suite 401, Lynn
Date:  Friday, October 17, 2014
Time:  11:00AM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Cambridge Community Outreach Tabernacle, 90 Harvard Street, Cambridge
Date:  Sunday, October 19, 2014
Time:  3:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:International Central Gospel Church, 1208 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury
Date:  Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time:  11:30AM

AWARE for ALL Event
Venue:The Curry Center, Northeastern University, 346 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Date:  Monday, October 27, 2014
Time:  5:00 – 8:00PM

Health Educational Sessions
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:St Paul's Victory Christian Assembly of God, 870 Cummins Highway, Mattapan
Date:  November 9, 2014
Time:  1:00PM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Ethiopian Mass (Holy Cross Cathedral), 1400 Washington Street, Boston
Date:  November 16, 2014
Time:  3:30PM

Venue:Ethiopian Church, 77 Kennedy Drive, Malden
Date:  November 16, 2014
Time:  5:00PM

Outreach and Health Educational Sessions at ACEDONE

Venue:ACEDONE, 18 John Eliot Square, Boston
Date:  December 16, 2014
Time:  12:00PM

Venue:Cambridge Community Outreach Tabernacle, 90 Harvard Street, Cambridge
Date:  Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time:  11:30AM

FALL INTO HEALTH!!! FREE FLU CLINIC & HEALTH SCREENING
Topic: Vision, Dental, Hearing, Cholesterol, HbA1c, Blood Pressure, & Health Insurance
Venue:St. Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch Street, Boston
Date:  November 22, 2014
Time:  9:00AM – 1:30PM

Summer 2014 Events

Health Educational Sessions

Venue:St Michael's Ethiopian Church, 26 Winthrop Street, Roxbury
Date:  Sunday, June 8, 2014
Time:  11:00AM

Venue:Ethiopian Cambridge Church, 838 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Date:  Sunday, June 15, 2014
Time:  6:00PM

Venue:Philadelphia SDA Church, 575 Main Street, Malden
Date:  Saturday, June 28, 2014
Time:  5:00PM

Venue:Dudley Literacy Center, 65 Warren Street, Roxbury
Date:  Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time:  11:45AM

Venue:East Boston Library, 365 Bremen Street, Boston
Date:  Friday, June 27, 2014
Time:  12:00 PM

Venue:Fresh Pond Apartments,364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge
Date:  Saturday, July 12, 2014
Time:  1:00 PM
Hoops N' Health Event
Venue: Hoyt Field, near corner of Montague Street and Western Ave, Cambridge
Date:   Saturday, June 21, 2014
Time:  10:00AM – 8:00PM

Health Educational Sessions at Jewish Vocational Service
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Monday, August 11, 2014
Time:  1:30PM

Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Monday, August 18, 2014
Time:  10:00AM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Monday, August 25, 2014
Time:  10:00AM

Venue:Jewish Vocational Service, 29 Winter Street, Boston
Date:  Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time:  1:30PM
Spring 2014 Events
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Global Evangelical Church, 113 Terrace Hall Avenue Burlington
Date:  Sunday, April 13, 2014
Time:  12:30PM

Venue:Fresh Pond Apartments, 364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge
Date:  Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Time:  7:00PM

Winter 2014 Events

Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Parkways United Methodist Church
Date:  Sunday, January 19, 2014
Time:  12:30PM

Health Educational Sessions at Jewish Vocational Service
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 29 Winter Street, Boston 02108
Date:  Monday, January 27, 2014 (Entry Level English Class)
Time:  9:30AM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 29 Winter Street, Boston 02108
Date:  Thursday, February 10, 2014 (Upper Level English Class)
Time:  2:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 29 Winter Street, Boston 02108
Date:  Thursday, February 13, 2014 (Entry Level English Class)
Time:  9:30PM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 29 Winter Street, Boston 02108
Date:  Thursday, March 06, 2014 (Entry Level English Class)
Time:  9:30PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 29 Winter Street, Boston 02108
Date:  Monday, March 10, 2014 (Upper Level English Class)
Time:  2:00PM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 29 Winter Street, Boston 02108
Date:  Monday, March 24, 2014 Upper Level English Class)
Time:  3:00PM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Presentation
Venue:St Paul Victory Christian Assembly of God, 870 Cummins Highway, Boston, 02126
Date:  Sunday, March 1, 2014
Time:  12:30PM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Emmanuel Disciples Church, 2 San Juan Street, Boston
Date:   Sunday, March 16, 2014
Time:  7:00PM
Topic: International Women's Day Celebration Co-sponsor with the UNAGB Film Screening: Graceland Girls
Venue:MCLE 10 Winter Place, Boston
Date:  March 3, 2014
Time:  5:30PM

Fall 2013 Events

ACHI has a full line-up of exciting events this fall. The events range from focus group study, outreach and provision of free screening including mammogram, colonoscopy, Pap smear, and an annual World AIDS Day to health fairs which offer opportunities for provision of services, and Movie Night. Join us!

Focus Group Study

In Collaboration with Boston University Medical School will conduct focus group discussions in several locations to learn more aboutimproving access to health services for Africans living in Massachusetts. All women and women age 20yrs and above, born outside the United States and of African origin are all welcome to participate.

Venue:St Katharine Drexel's Church, 517 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston
Date:  Sunday, September 8, 2013
Time:  4:00PM – 5.30PM

Venue:Emmanuel Disciples Church, 2 San Juan Street, Boston
Date:  Sunday, September 22, 2013
Time:  6:30PM

Venue:Boston University Medical Campus, 72E Concord Street, Boston
Date:  Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time:  5:00PM

Venue:Zariah Mission Church
Date:  Sunday, September 29, 2013
Time:  1:00PM

Ongoing Outreach, Enrollment and Free Screening

ACHI is currently educating people and organizing educational sessions on cancer prevention. In addition, ACHI representatives will facilitate free mammogram,colonoscopy and cervical pap smear screening for people.
Topic: Colorectal, Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:101 Tremont Street, Suite 415, Boston, 02108
Date:  Mondays, Tuesdays and Friday
Time:  10:00 – 11:00AM, 1:00 – 2:00PM, 4:00 – 5:00PM

Health Educational Sessions at Roxbury Resource Center, Roxbury
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Roxbury Resource Center, 2201 Washington Street
Date:  Thursday, September19, 2013
Time:  10:00 – 11:00AM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:Roxbury Resource Center, 2201 Washington Street, Roxbury
Date:  Thursday, Octber 17, 2013
Time:  10:00 –11:00AM
Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Nigerian Islamic Society of Massachusetts, 396 Harvard Street, Dorchester
Date:  Sunday, October 20, 2013
Time:  2:00PM

Movie Night: An Outreach Event

In Collaboration the United Nations Association of Greater Boston, ACHI promotes Girl Rising MCLE Auditorium, 10 Winter Place, Boston
Date:  Thursday, October 10, 2013
Time:  6:00PM
Somerville Community Health Fair
Venue:Clarendon Hill Computer Center, 268 Powder House Boulevard, Somerville
Date:  Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time:  10:00AM – 3:00PM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:International Apostolic Church Boston Assembly in Dorchester, 1208 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury
Date:  Sunday, November 3, 2013
Time:  12:30 –2:00PM

Health Educational Sessions at STEProx Recovery Support Center
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:STEPRox Recovery Support Center, 9 Palmer Street, Roxbury Center, 02119
Date:  Monday, November 11, 2013
Time:  3:00PM
Topic: Breast Cancer Prevention
Venue:STEPRox Recovery Support Center, 9 Palmer Street, Roxbury Center, 02119
Date:  Monday, November 18, 2013
Time:  4:00PM
Topic: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Venue:Church of Pentecost, 395 Faneuil Street, Brighton 02135
Date:  Sunday, November 24, 2013
Time:  10:30 AM
Topic: Cervical Cancer Prevention
Venue:STEPRox Recovery Support Center, 9 Palmer Street, Roxbury Center, 02119
Date:  Monday, November 25, 2013
Time:  4:00 PM

Summer 2013 Events

Hoops N' Health Event
Venue: Hoyt Field, near corner of Montague Street and Western Ave, Cambridge
Date:   Saturday, June 15, 2013 (Rain date 6/22/13)
Time:  9:30 AM – 8:00 PM Hoops N' Health Event Details image

Fall 2012 Events

ACHI has a full line-up of exciting events this fall. The events range from outreach and enrollment into the various state health plans, and an annual World AIDS Day to health fairs which offer opportunities for screening and provision of services. Join us!

Outreach and Enrollment
Health Fair with Irish International Immigrant Center
Venue: 100 Franklin Street, Boston (Lower level 1) Participants will receive free screening for Diabetes, Cholesterol and High blood pressure. Free Flu Shots will be provided.
Date:   October 1st
Time:  3:00 - 6:00PM
Free On-going Health Screening and Seasonal Flu Clinics
Venue: Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington Street, South End, BostonIn collaboration with Cathedral Cares, participants will be screened for High blood pressure. Flu Shots will be provided.
Sundays
Date:   September 23rd
Time:  10:00AM – 1:00PM
Date:   October 14th
Time:  10:00AM – 1:00PM
Date:   October 28th
Time:  10:00AM – 1:00PM
Tuesdays
Date:   October 30th
Time:  10:00AM – 1:00PM
United Nations Day Celebration
In collaboration with the United Nations Association of Greater Boston City Hall, Boston MA
Date:  Monday, October 24th
Time:  8:00 – 9:30AM
World AIDS Day Celebration
In collaboration with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University
Venue:Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center, 725 Albany Street, Boston
Date:  December 1st     
Time:  10:00 – 2:00PM
Fall 2011 Events

ACHI has a full line-up of exciting events this fall. The events range from outreach and enrollments into the various state health plans, and an annual World AIDS Day to health fairs which offer opportunities for screening and provision of services and Movie Night.

Outreach and Enrollment

ACHI representatives will enroll people in the various state health insurance programs at: Health Fair with Northeastern Univ. Health Moves Step-Rox Center, Roxbury
Date:   September 14th
Time:  12:00 - 4:00PM
Outdoor Health Fair with Cambridge Health Alliance, Malden
Date:   September 22nd
Time:  4:00 – 7:00PM

On-going Outreach and Enrollment
Sharewood Project, First Church 184 Pleasant Street, Malden
Date:  Tuesdays
Time:  6:30 – 9:00PM St. Lazarus House, 412 Hampshire St., Lawrence
Date:   Mondays and Thursdays
Time:  6:30 – 9:00PM Central Food Ministry, Lowell
Date:   Tuesdays
Time:  10:00 – 2:00PM Movie Night: An Outreach Event
In collaboration with the United Nations Association of Greater Boston, ACHI promotes Global Voices The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA

Date:   Monday, September 12th
Time:  8:00PM Rain in a Dry Land                  Somali A PBS co-production with the Independent Television Service (ITVS). This film provides eye-opening answers as it chronicles the fortunes of two Somali Bantu families, transported by relief agencies from years of civil war and refugee life to Springfield, Massachusetts and Atlanta, Georgia. As the newcomers confront racism, poverty and 21st-century culture shock, the film captures their efforts to survive in America and create a safe haven for their war-torn families. Their poetry, humor and amazing resilience show us our own world through new eyes. United Nations Day Celebration Co-sponsor in collaboration with the United Nations Association of Greater Boston Great Hall, State House
Date:  Monday, October 24th
Time:  12:00 – 1:30PM
On-going Health Screening on Sundays &Tuesdays
In collaboration with Cathedral Cares, participants will be screened for Diabetes, Cholesterol and High blood pressure.  Flu Shots will be provided.
Time:  10:00AM - 1:00PM
World AIDS Day Celebration
Venue:Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington Street, South End, Boston In collaboration with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University
Venue:Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center, 725 Albany Street, Boston
Date:  December 1st     
Time:  10:00AM - 2:00PM