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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

Be.You.tiful Empowering Girls, Breaking Barriers and Building friendships

  • Date: Saturday November 18, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
  • Place: Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Girls in high school who are blind or low vision and girls without disabilities are invited to participate in a program to explore gender, ethnicity and visual impairment, how it impacts one's relationship with the self and others, and one's ability to navigate social and academic success in school and beyond.

The first session is on Saturday November 18 at the BPL in Copley Square in Boston. This program meets once a month for three months. By the end of the program the students will:

  • Get to know each other
  • Have tips and strategies which can be used to succeed academically and socially
  • Be able to identify Healthy friendships and relationships and
  • Resources on where to turn to when it feels like it is all going wrong.

For more information or questions please

Sponsors

Use the following link to register for Be.You.tiful Program, 2017.

Be.You.tiful Program 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