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Volunteering

As a volunteer, your time, your energy and your participation will contribute to the provision of an after school program for children who are legally blind which is respectful, inclusive, challenging and fun.



Donate: Giving Tuesday

  • Give and champion the new Tuesday group of students who are legally blind ages 10 12
  • Bring together kids who are legally blind to make friends, explore new activities and to grow as confident young people.
  • Donate and raise $5,000.00 to aid with safe and secure transportation.
https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/our-space-our-place-student-programming

Our Space our Place 2017 World of Careers workshop, Thursday November 16, 2017

Our Space our Place and its partners announce the 2017 World of Careers workshop.

  • Date: Thursday November 16, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM 2:30 PM
  • Location: District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, Ma 02115
  • Cost: Free

This workshop is for students and adults with disabilities who want to know more about the types of jobs in the working world and who want to figure out how to use their interests and experiences to get a job.

Attend the World of Careers workshop and learn

  • About the many types of jobs which exist
  • Meet people working today and ask them questions about how they got their job and what they do every day at work and
  • Work together with others to find out how your interests and skills can assist you to find a job

Light breakfast and lunch will be available Please let us know about your accommodation needs by Thursday October 26, 2017

To get more information:

Sponsors

  • District Hall
  • Reader's digest- Partners for Sight Foundation
  • Boston Center for blind children
  • Our Space Our Place, Inc.

Use the following link to register for World of Careers 2017 workshop.

Our Space Our Place 2017 World of Careers Workshop Registration

Our Space Our Place Coding Camp, July 10- 14 2017

Instructors

  • Lynette Tatum
  • Rich Calloggero

Guest Speakers

  • John rochford, Director Index Program
  • Paul Cotnoir, Director, design program, Becker College
  • Chi Kim, assistant professor, Berklee College of Music li>Bhargav and Nishant, Vision-Aid students from India

Legally blind students participated in a week-long workshop learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Below are the results of the webpage each student created during the program.

First Web pages