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January 2020

So Good Sounds Presents Visiting Wine

January 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
$15

So Good Sounds Presents Visiting Wine About this Event Lindsey Sampson, Greg Daigle, and Jim McCann are musicians and songwriters from the Boston area who team up to create the band Visiting Wine. They blend smooth harmonies with Southern stomp and holler for a sound with depth and energy. Their self-titled album was released in July, 2018, and is available on all major streaming platform More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers youth who are in the foster…

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Better Off After College: Book Talk with Sabrina Manville and Nick Ducoff

January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Better Off After College: A Guide To Paying For College With More Aid And Less Debt About this Event Better Off After College is a step-by-step guide for families who want to enjoy all of the benefits of a college degree - with less anxiety and without taking too much debt. Written by two higher education experts, the book provides clear explanations and insider tips for how families can make smart savings decisions, maximize their financial and merit aid, and avoid…

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February 2020

ETO Results: Bootcamp for Near-Beginners

February 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
$750

Are you looking to better manage your organization's data and to hone your performance management plan? ETO Boot Camp will provide the training and coaching that builds the capacity in evaluation professionals to successfully implement ETO at their organizations. Through small group and one-on-one sessions, participants will be able to learn best practices and master technical skills to incorporate into their everyday work. Come join these intimate online training sessions and learn how to take your evaluation and data systems…

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I Heart Books Half-Off Sale

February 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Book lovers - this one's for you. Shop our I Heart Books 50% off sale on February 15. All used books and vintage vinyl are half-off, so you can shop to your heart's content. Your purchase from More Than Words supports our mission of empowering young people to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. Boston Location February 15th 9-9pm Waltham Location February 15th 10-4pm

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So Good Sounds Presents The Thistle Brothers

February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
$15

So Good Sounds Presents The Thistle Brothers About this Event Cameron and Devin, The Thistle Brothers, are an exceptionally talented brotherly duo out of Northern Virginia (now both attending Berklee College of Music) aiming to bring their music to the ears of anyone that feels inclined to listen. Influenced by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan and The Beatles, they find that their music falls somewhere along this spectrum. They thank you for the opportunity to perform, and they…

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Black Owned Business Fest

February 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Black Owned Business Fest at More Than Words Join us in celebrating Black History Month at the first annual Black Owned Business Fest. Visit our beautiful South End bookstore turned local gift market to shop the best of Boston's entrepreneurs and our selection of books. More Than Words is a non-profit social enterprise working to empower system-involved youth through job training. Thank you for supporting us by shopping our store and supporting local vendors at the Black Owned Business Fest.…

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More Than Words Training Institute – 15 CEUs Available

February 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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February 25 - February 27
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
$199

About The Training Institute: To affect sustained social change for our most vulnerable, we must disrupt the traditional social service model and move toward a more effective one of social enterprise. The More Than Words (MTW) 3 day training will dive deep into 3 foundational areas vital to empowering individual transformation through social enterprise: A deep understanding of why work-based social enterprise is such an empowering vehicle for youth transformation and growth An even deeper look into the nuts and…

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March 2020

Drag Queen Story Hour at More Than Words

March 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Join us at More Than Words for a Drag Queen Story Hour on Sunday, March 8th! Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. In spaces like this, kids are able to see people who defy rigid gender restrictions and imagine a world where people can…

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July 2021

Talk More, Learn More: Power is Yours

July 30, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, MA United States

Join More Than Words young people to learn about their policy and advocacy work on criminal justice reform and the child welfare cliff.  Learn, engage, join the movement! RSVP by email to receive the link to join: rmulrean@mtwyouth.org

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February 2022

The Power is Yours: Talk More, Learn More

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, MA United States

Join us to discuss the advocacy work our youth are advancing, including supporting the Raise the Age bill and working to end the child welfare cliff.   RSVP to ewilliams@mtwyouth.org

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