Citizens Connect Citizens Connect is the web-based constituent services portal for the City of Boston.  This document will help you navigate the site and find some of the wonderful resources contained within. PDF English PDF Spanish
"Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology."  This tutorial will help you explore the site." PDF English PDF Spanish
Wellsphere Logo According to their website, “Wellsphere is the online destination for all your health information and support needs. You'll find articles from the world's best medical experts, patients bravely sharing their stories of survival, and inspiring healthy living professionals helping guide you toward a happy, healthy life.” PDF English PDF Spanish
MassVets Advisor logo This tutorial will help you naviagate the Mass Vets Advisor website.  The site and tutorial were created by the team over at the Massachusetts Broadband Institute.  According to the site, "MassVetsAdvisor.org strives to serve the nearly half-million Veterans living in Massachusetts, and their Families, as a bridge to the many benefits that they have earned in defense of our nation."  If you or a family member served in the Armed Forces, this is an important site for you. PDF English PDF Spanish

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Google Maps is a great way to get from "here to there."  They offer driving directions, along with walking, biking, and directions by public transportation.  This tutorial focuses on the public transportation resources on the site, helping you find the right bus or train to get where you are going. PDF English PDF Spanish Grovo Vid Logo
Google Translate icon Need to translate an email?  A document from a friend?  What about a website?  Google Translate can do all that for you.  This tutorial will show you how to use the site to translate text and also translate websites into more languages than you can count.  The translate is not perfect, but it is always getting better and will actually ask you for advice! PDF English PDF Spanish Grovo Vid Logo
spam While the Internet offers endles resources and opportunities, it also holds some serious hidden dangers.  Here are some examples to help you avoid theft or computer damage. PDF English PDF Spanish
Chromebook Logo Want to know all about your new TGH Chromebook? The link to the right is for you! There you will see how to personalize your new device to suit your needs. This includes how set your background image, connect to your other Google accounts, upload and edit pictures, and much more.  Chrome Logo - English  Chrome Logo - Spanish
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Office of New Bostonians logo The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians has recently added their Guide to Tenants' Rights.  It is available in seven languages.  Click HERE for the site.
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Boston's Office of New Urban Mechanics "is an approach to civic innovation focused on delivering transformative City services to Boston’s residents.

"While the language may sound new, the principles of New Urban Mechanics - collaborating with constituents, focusing on the basics of government, and pushing for bolder ideas - are not."

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You know that great bike sharing program in the city?  Did you know that you might eligible for a $5 annual membership?  Yup... for five bucks a year you could be cruising around or commuting to work.  For more information and to determine if you're eligible, click HERE or call 617-918-4458.

Click HERE for a flyer (in English and Spanish) about the discounted membership program for low-income Boston residents.

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BPS Resource on Bullying and Cyber Bullying
http://www.bostonpublicschools.org/antibullying

Anti-Bullying Hotline

(617) 592-2378

This BPS site offers some good resources and information about bullying in schools, including cyber bullying.

Stop Bullying Logo "StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying."
BPS Cyber Campaign "The BPS is committed to bringing Internet safety strategies to the members of its community. The technology support teachers in every school are required this year to become Internet safety certified through i-SAFE, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere."
BCU icon BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC.

Many adults over 55 need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs. There are over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help. But many people don’t know these programs exist or how they can apply.

BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.
Health Tab logo According to their website, "HealthTap is here to help you. Our Interactive Health Network and mobile apps connect doctors with patients in smarter ways, provide education to those who seek it and disseminate trusted, vetted, peer-reviewed health information far and wide!"
Free Boston WiFi Looking for free WiFi access in BostonSimply click on the icon to the left and you will see all the free wifi available, sorted by city, town, and neighborhood.  Don't forget that all Boston Public Libraries now have free WiFI access as well!
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