Applications are now being accepted for after-school jobs for Chelsea youth ages 14-21.  La Colaborativa offers jobs in a range of diverse programs including Youth Organizing, STEM, Sports and Recreation and Carpentry. To apply please fill out the online application...

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Community Members, Community Change

Community Members, Community Change

Nearly every afternoon, you can find La Colaborativa's Promotores canvassing around Chelsea, talking to community members to see if they can offer any help. Promotores connect tenants fighting evictions to legal help, sign members up for ESOL classes and job training,...

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Closing the Pediatric Vaccination Gap

Closing the Pediatric Vaccination Gap

Two weeks ago, La Colaborativa and East Boston Neighborhood Health Center opened up a twice-weekly pediatric vaccine clinic at 318 Broadway. In this short time we've vaccinated more than 80 kids and halved the pediatric vaccine gap in Chelsea! This is the direct...

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La Colaborativa & EBNHC Focus on Pediatric Vaccines

La Colaborativa & EBNHC Focus on Pediatric Vaccines

Photo by Darlene DeVita Pediatric vaccination rates in Chelsea continue to plateau, and La Colaborativa and  East Boston Neighborhood Health Center are teaming up to get our kids vaccinated. Together we are opening a pediatric vaccine clinic every Tuesday and Thursday...

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Evict the Rats! House Our Families!

Evict the Rats! House Our Families!

La Colaborativa youth and families gathered to shine a light on Chelsea’s rat problem this week at city hall, calling on local officials to do more to improve housing conditions for our families. Housing resources should focus on addressing rat infestations and other quality of life issues, instead of evicting families.

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